Health Center Staff

Doctors

Mark Pattridge, M.D., Medical Director
Dr. Pattridge is board certified in Family Medicine. He earned his Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Colorado Medical School in Denver, and completed his residency at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, CO.

Julia Atkins, M.D.
Dr. Atkins is board certified in Family Medicine. She earned her Doctorate of Medicine, Alpha Omega Alpha Honors, from the Albany Medical College in New York and completed her residency at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Denver, CO.

Hal Richardson, M.D.
Dr. Richardson is board certified in Family Medicine. He earned his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of New Mexico and completed his residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Denver, and his fellowship at the United States Department of Energy Student Research.

Patricia Brumbaugh, M.D.
Dr. Brumbaugh is board certified in Family Medicine. She completed her residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Denver, CO.

Rachel Hills, M.D.
Dr. Hills is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois.  Dr. Hills completed her residency at the University of Washington Family Medicine in Seattle, Washington.

Nurses and Nurse Practitioners

Debra Roberge, A.N.P., Director
Debra is a board certified Adult Nurse Practitioner. She received her Masters degree in Primary Care/NP from Boston College. She has extensive experience in college health.

Anne Wilfong, F.N.P
Anne is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her Masters degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1991. She specializes in women’s health issues.

Julie Engerman, F.N.P.
Julie is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her Masters from the University of Colorado Health Science Center and Undergraduate degree from Boston College.

Michelle Kenrick, F.N.P.
Michelle is a board Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her Masters from the University of Colorado Health Science Center and Undergraduate degree from the University of Ottawa in Canada. She has extensive experience as a nurse and as a family nurse practitioner.

Heidi Babkiewich, R.N.
Heidi graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Northern Colorado.  She lives in Golden, originally worked in pediatrics, and has extensive experience in college health.

Diane Payne, R.N.
Diane graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Biology from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania and an Associate degree in Nursing from Frederick Community College in Maryland. She lives in Golden and has extensive family practice experience.
Nicole Brodrick, DNP, PMHNP-BC
Nicole is board certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and has extensive experience in the field of psychiatric nursing.  She received her Masters degree and doctorate of nursing practice from the University of Minnesota. Nicole currently teaches undergraduate and graduate psychiatric nursing at the University of Colorado–Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado.

Kimberley Lauber, M.A.
Kimberley is a registered medical assistant. She received her MA certificate in 2015 from Everest College. Kimberley is from Colorado and enjoys camping with her family.

Pharmacist

Bonnie Carmean, R.Ph.

Administrative Assistant

Denise Perizzolo

Denise enjoys traveling, camping, hiking and paddle boarding with her family and dogs.

Dental Clinic Staff

Dr. Jeanette Courtad – Dentist
Dr. Courtad has been the dentist at Mines since construction of the first clinic in 1999.  She received her dental training at the University of California at San Francisco where she taught as a volunteer in Public Health for several years.  Dr. Courtad has been a speaker for the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists.  Her love of art and commitment to finding creative ways to communicate oral health messages is evident in her award-winning book series, Toothful Tales.

Mary Walker – Hygienist
Mary is a registered dental hygienist and has additional training in myofunctional therapy and sleep studies.  She has been practicing dental hygiene in private dental offices for over 30 years and thoroughly enjoys working with our Mines students to improve their dental and general health!  She lives in a log home in the mountains at the top of Coal Creek Canyon.

LeAndra Langlinais – Dental Assistant
LeAndra graduated Concorde Career Institute in 1996.  She joined the clinic in 2012 and also works for other general dentists’ offices.  Her interests are gardening, horseback riding, gymkhana, camping, skiing and attending all genre of music concerts.