John Asriel, MD
Rural Residency Site Director
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John Asriel, MDRural Residency Site Director
University of Louisville School of Medicine
University of Florida Family Practice ResidencyPractice Experience:
Two years with Group Health of Puget Sound in Seattle WA
25 years in practice in Glasgow, KY
12 years as Attending Physician/Clinical Instructor at University of Louisville Glasgow Family Medicine ResidencyPhilosophy of Care:
Try to help patients live healthily and happily, with interventions only if the likelihood of benefit outweighs the potential problems.Medical Interests:
Primary care for all ages and groups, and community health improvement.Personal Interests/Hobbies:
Outdoor activities, sports, music, movies and theater.
Sara Cate, MD, MPH
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Sara Cate, MD, MPHFaculty Length of time in the medical field:
Over 26 years. Length of time with CWFM:
University of Michigan, School of Public Health, University of Washington School of Medicine, University of Washington Family Medicine Residency Program.Practice Experience:
Providence Queen Anne Family Medicine Clinic, Central Washington Family Medicine.Philosophy of Care:
I believe in patient centered, compassionate care based on best practices and grounded in sound science. I am passionate about providing care to those who because of economic or other barriers are less able to access medical care.Medical Interests:
I enjoy taking care of families and seeing a variety of ages, from children to the elderly.Special Professional Interests:
Women’s health, providing education and training in the management of cervical pathology including colposcopy, cryotherapy and LEEP.
Medical Director for Planned Parenthood of Central Washington for eight yearsProfessional organizations / affiliations:
Member of the American Society for colposcopy and cervical pathology,Member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Active in local conservation organizations and environmental organizations. Chair of the board of Cowiche Canyon ConservancyPersonal Interests/Hobbies:
Family (particularly 2 sons and a daughter), hiking, painting, gardening, Watercolorist (exhibited in local and regional art exhibits), hiking, avid reader, organic gardener.Length of time in the area:
Over 20 years
Micahlyn Powers, MD
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Michalyn Powers, MD
Length of time in the medical field:
Length of time with CWFM:
Since August 2013
Training: University of Washington School of Medicine, graduating in 2006; Family Medicine Residency of Idaho, graduating in 2013 (Chief Resident 2012-203)
St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, Idaho 2011-2013; St. Luke’s Hospital, Boise, Idaho 2011-2013; Veteran’s Affairs Hospital, Boise, Idaho 2011: Family Medicine Health Center, Boise, Idaho 2011-2013 To provide comprehensive care for the whole family, from birth to death! My goal is to provide compassionate care and I believe all people should have access to affordable healthcare. I prescribe generics when possible to save my patients money, only order medical tests when absolutely necessary, and try to help my patients understand how they can improve their health with lifestyle changes.
Taking care of families! I also enjoy providing women’s healthcare, including prenatal care, as well as promoting family planning including birth control and vasectomy.
Special Professional Interests:
Obstetrics, ultrasound, family centered care, teaching resident physicians.
Professional organizations / affiliations:
Member of the AAFP, ASCCP and CMDA.
Spending time with my husband and best friend, and our little white dog named Berford. I enjoy cycling, exercise, reading 18th century British literature like Jane Austen and other literary classics, and scrapbooking.
Length of time in the area:
Since August 2013, but I am a native of western Washington and a graduate of University of Washington for undergraduate and medical school.
Kevin Walsh, MDFamily Medicine
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Kevin Walsh, MD
1982-1985 Family Medicine Residency, University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver, CO
1982 Medical School, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
1985-1990 Navajo Nation Indian Health Service, Chinle Comprehensive Medical Center, Chinle, AZ
1990-1992 Sunrise Community Health Center, Greeley, CO
1992 – 2014 Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Toppenish, WA
2014 -2016 Eastgate Public Health Center, Seattle-King County Public Health Dept, Bellevue, WA
Philosophy of Care:
My focus is on working with people of all ages reach their health goals. I want to offer information, offer my years of clinical experience, and be a partner with each patient. I support each person’s decisions regarding their health.
I enjoy caring for families and patients of all ages. I enjoy speaking Spanish with my patients
Family and friends; Hiking; drawing and printmaking; bicycling