1708 High St.
South Bend, IN 46613
Toll Free: (888) 580-1060
After Hours: (888) 580-1060
Local Phone: (574) 406-6180
Fax: (574) 232-9550
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Dr. Dawn Simala – Family Medicine
Site Medical Director
Dr. Simala has extensive experience working with patients of all ages. She is passionate about forming relationships with her patients and enjoys getting to care for the entire family. Dr. Simala helps patients to control chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, and also provides women’s healthcare. She is an active member of the American Osteopathic Association and is an honorary professor at the Indiana University School of Medicine.
Specialties: Diabetes, Women’s Health, Dermatology
Milcah Gichuru – Family Nurse Practitioner
With over 600 hours of clinical rotation in the areas of family health, adult, geriatrics, pediatrics and women’s health, Milcah provides comprehensive care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs. She received her Master’s of Science in nursing at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with undergraduate studies at Indiana University. In addition to practicing at HealthLinc, Milcah is an RN on staff at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka.
Kristen Bessler – Clinical Pharmacist
Kristen Bessler is the Clinical Pharmacist at the HealthLinc Southeast and IUSB Medical locations. She completed her Post-Graduate Year 1 Community Pharmacy Residency training with HealthLinc and Purdue University. Kristen Provides education to patients and helps in the management of many chronic disease states, including but not limited to, diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia. She is a member of the Indiana Pharmacist Association, Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists and American Pharmacist Association.
Specialties: Medication Management, Diabetes and Chronic Disease Management
Ashley Chambers – Clinical Pharmacist
Ashley is the clinical pharmacist at HealthLinc Southeast and IUSB Medical. She is passionate about educating and empowering patients to reach their health goals. Ashley is a graduate of Purdue University College of Pharmacy and completed a Community Pharmacy Residency with Dr. Aziz Pharmacy in Indianapolis.
Specialties: Diabetes Management, Chronic Disease State Management