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Our Faculty

Our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing a comprehensive, practical and hands-on educational experience. Our faculty includes a clinical pharmacist, social worker, clinical counselor and a diverse mix of allopathic and osteopathic physicians dedicated to quality medical education. The entire team works together to offer interactive methods of teaching, and our multidisciplinary approach to medical education provides important training in all aspects of family medicine.

Louito C. Edje, MD, FAAFP

Program Director, Family Medicine

Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science in Physiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.; Matriculated age 16

Medical Degree: The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.; Class President

Residency: ProMedica Toledo Hospital Family Medicine Residency, Toledo, Ohio; Graduated with Honors; Co-Chief Resident

Responsibilities: Leading the program through the rapidly changing healthcare environment, graduating residents who are equipped to provide excellence along the spectrum of family medicine, maintaining the highest accrediting standards

Professional Focus: Preventive care and wellness, dermatology, organized medicine and health care policy (local, state, national)

Outside interest: Spending time with my daughter, an honor student and cheerleading captain

Recent Awards: 2012 Family Physician of the Year, Ohio Academy of Family Physicians

Jacklyn D. Kiefer, DO

Interim Osteopathic Program Director and D.M.E.

Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Arts, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana

Medical Degree: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, Maine

Residency: St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, South Bend, Indiana (Co-Chief Resident)

Fellowship: Sports Medicine, ProMedica Toledo Hospital Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship

Certificate of Added Qualification: Sports Medicine ABFM, AOASM

Responsibilities: Splits time between the sports medicine fellowship and the family medicine residency as well as serves as a team physician for The University of Toledo. Implements osteopathic and orthopaedic / sports medicine curriculum as well as leading the Sports Medicine track.

Professional Focus: Sports medicine, osteopathic manipulative medicine; trained in ultrasound guided musculoskeletal injections; encouraging wellness through healthy lifestyles.

Outside Interests: Travel, scuba diving, sports in general (Notre Dame football, Red Sox baseball in particular), and staying active.

Jeffrey R. Lewis, MD, FAAFP

Associate Director, Family Medicine

Undergraduate / Graduate Education: Bachelor of Science and Master’s degree from The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio

Medical Degree: The University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, Ohio

Residency: ProMedica Toledo Hospital Family Medicine Residency (Chief Resident), Toledo, Ohio

Additional Training: Michigan State University Primary Care Faculty Development Fellowship

Professional Certification: Diplomat; American Board of Family Medicine; Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians; AOA.

Responsibilities: Coordinates pediatric, in-patient and geriatric rotations. Medical student education and evaluation process. Adult cystic fibrosis patient care.

Professional Focus: Currently serving as Associate Medical Director of Paramount Insurance and Adult Director of the Northwest Ohio Cystic Fibrosis Center. Currently a Member-at –Large for the ProMedica Toledo Hospital Executive Council and Member of the ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital Quality Committee.

Outside Interests: Family activities, biking, running, gardening, and travel.

David W. Oram, MD, FAAFP

Associate Director, Family Medicine

Undergraduate Degree: Adrian College

Medical Degree: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Residency: ProMedica Toledo Hospital Family Medicine Residency (Chief Resident), Toledo, Ohio

Previous Experience: Private practice for 15 years, President of Medical Staff, U.S. Navy Medical Officer

Responsibilities: Practice management curriculum

Professional Focus: Office-based procedures; Obstetrics

Outside Interests: Running, mountain biking, fishing, all with family

Mark D. Krautheim, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

Director of Behavioral Science

Education: Bachelor of Science in government/anthropology and master's degree in higher education administration from College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va. Doctor of philosophy in counseling psychology from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn.

Responsibilities: Coordinates the behavioral science component of training including formal didactics and regular meetings with each resident class to discuss patient care, health psychology, and other topics pertaining to residency life. Schedules the community medicine rotation and is involved with the resident evaluation process.

Professional Affiliations: American Psychological Association, Division of Health Psychology and the Society for the Psychological Study of Men & Masculinity; Ohio Psychological Association, member of the Mandatory Continuing Education Review Committee

Outside Interests: Swimming, hiking, family activities, and watching sports events.

Ashley M. Parrott, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacist, Family Medicine

Co-director, PTHFMR PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy from The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Toledo, Ohio.

Residency: ProMedica Toledo Hospital Family Medicine Pharmacy Residency

Responsibilities: Co-director of pharmacy residency; rounds with inpatient and geriatric services; coordinates anticoagulation, patient assistance and collaborative practice clinics; and research.

Professional Focus: Practical application of evidence-based medicine, collaborative practice, improving transitions of care, advocating for advancement of pharmacy practice.

Outside Interests: Spending time with my family, watching sports and running.

Tony Pfeiffer, MSW, LISW

Social Worker, Family Medicine

Education: Bachelor’s degree in social work from The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio. Master’s degree in social work from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Responsibilities: Resource person for the psychosocial issues and social work needs of patients treated through The Toledo Hospital Family Medicine Residency; coordinates the geriatric rotation, family medicine selective rotation and home visits by residents; rounds with the inpatient team and geriatrics service; patient counseling.

Outside Interests: Attending sporting events and concerts

Virginia S. Hiltner, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, CNM

Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bowing Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio. Masters degree from The University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, Ohio. Post Master’s Certification in Midwifery from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Responsibilities: Practice as an FNP and CNM – well exams, routine care, acute care visits, obstetrical and gynecological care. Precept residents in obstetrics: didactic, clinical and labor and delivery.

Professional Organizations: Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses, American College of Nurse Midwives and the northwest Ohio chapter. Medical advisory board member of the Pregnancy Center of Northwest Ohio. Mission trips to Haiti, Jamaica and Guatemala with International Medical Missions.

Outside Interests: Family activities, read, quilt, run, swim and bike

Christine Miller, RN, BA, C-TAGME

Residency Coordinator, Family Medicine

Education: Registered nursing degree from Owens Community College, Toledo, Ohio. Bachelor of Arts in organizational development and management from Spring Arbor University, Lambertville, Mich.

Responsibilities: Marketing and recruiting aspects of the program; coordinates attending physician and resident rotation schedules; oversees medical student rotations and the development of hands-on student workshops.

Professional Focus: To obtain a Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio.