Faculty

Les Veskrna, MD, ABFP

Les Veskrna, MD, ABFP

Program Director
Lincoln Family Medicine Program

Dr. Les Veskrna has been on the faculty at LMEP since 1991. He was a psychology major at Nebraska Wesleyan University, and a Physician’s Assistant in rural Nebraska prior to his medical training at UNMC. He is the regular host of our Journal Clubs, and has a professional interest in evidence-based research in primary care.  Les is an excellent cook. He likes to prepare Asian and Middle Eastern dishes. 

  

Kyle Haefele, MD, ABFP

Kyle Haefele, MD, ABFP

Assistant Director
Lincoln Family Medicine Program


Dr. Kyle Haefele is originally from Ulysses, KS.  He graduated from Washburn University of Topeka with a BA in Psychology and attended the University of Oklahoma for medical school.  He comes to us from Shenandoah, IA where he practiced for seven years. Dr. Haefele likes taking care of all ages with professional interests ranging from OB ultrasound to geriatrics.  He also helps with the motivational interviewing curriculum.  Kyle organizes the LFMP fantasy football league each fall.  He enjoys playing golf, tennis and piano.  Sometimes he enjoys running, but occasionally it isn’t as much fun as he hoped.  Kyle enjoys travelling with his wife Tracy, and two kids Carey and Chandler.

  

Wade Fornander, MD, ABFP

Faculty Physician
Director, Family Medicine Center

Dr. Wade Fornander was raised in Chappell, Nebraska.  He received a Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology from Chadron State College and his M.D. from UNMC in Omaha, Nebraska.  Dr. Fornander practiced in McCook, Nebraska for six years and joined our faculty in 2011.  He enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters as well as running and triathalon training and racing.

  
Richard Gustafson, MD, ABFP

Richard Gustafson, MD, ABFP

Faculty Physician

Dr. Rick Gustafson hails from Minnesota where he attended med school and had a rural practice for 10 years. His wife Sue is a retired attorney and now a full time grandmother in Lincoln. Gus is an avid hunter, and is proud of his two Vizslas. Gus and Susan enjoy traveling to the Caribbean for vacations and also medical missionary trips to the Dominican Republic in 2008 and Haiti scheduled for 2012.


Alisa Nollendorfs, MD, ABFP

Alisa Nollendorfs, MD, ABFP

Faculty Physician

Dr. Alisa Nollendorfs received her degree in Biochemistry from UNL. She then attended UNMC where she complete a dual M.D./Ph.D. program. Dr. Nollendorfs practiced in Lincoln for six years and has recently joined our faculty. Professional interest include women’s health and obstetrics. She enjoys reading, painting and spending time with her son, Lane.


 

Rachel R. Wilcinot, D.O., ABFM

Faculty Physician

Dr. Rachel Wilcinot was raised on a farm in Ocheyedan, Iowa. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa and her D.O. from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines, Iowa. Since graduation from the Lincoln Family Medicine Program in 2011, Dr. Wilcinot has worked in a number of locations in Nebraska, Iowa, and Hawaii as a locum tenens physician. She enjoys spending time with her husband, racing her motorcycle around town, working out, and baking (and eating) desserts.

David Isom, MD

David Isom, MD, ABFM

Faculty Physician

Dr. David Isom is from Alliance, Nebraska, but was raised mostly in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Health Sciences from Chadron State College and his M.D. from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Dr. Isom practiced in Alliance, Nebraska, for nine years where he started a private practice clinic in 2005. He is a member of the Air National Guard. He enjoys spending time with his wife and four children and he enjoys martial arts, hiking, skiing, hunting and fly-fishing.

Joe Hermsen, MD

Joe Hermsen, MD, ABFM, FAAFP

Faculty Physician

Dr. Joe Hermsen grew up near David City, Nebraska. He got his Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from UNL. He received his medical degree from UNMC where he completed his residency in Family Practice. He practiced rural Family Medicine in Beatrice, Nebraska where he served as the school and team physician. He continued working with young people as a staff physician at the Student Health Center at UNL. He worked as an urgent care physician at Linc Care for the five years prior to joining the faculty at LMEP. His wife, Karen, is the department chair for the Office Professional Program at Southeast Community College. They have six active grandchildren. He enjoys reading and keeping up with computer technology as well as spending time with his grandchildren.

Sabrina Cerny, MD, ABFM

Faculty Physician

Dr. Sabrina Cerny is a native of Hannibal, Missouri joining our faculty in January of 2014. She graduated from The University of Iowa with a BA in French and attended the Virginia Commonwealth University medical school. Upon completing her family medicine residency at CHRISTUS Santa Rose Family Medicine Residency Program in San Antonia, TX, Dr. Cerny then completed a faculty Development Fellowship at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She enjoys “all things French” (considers herself a Francophile) along with exercising, spending time with her husband and their dogs.

Corey D. Smith, PsyD

Corey D. Smith, PsyD

Corey is a Licensed Psychologist who received his Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Spalding University and completed his psychology internship at the Wyoming State Hospital.  Corey is on the faculty of the Lincoln Family Medicine Program, training family physicians to work with behavioral aspects of patient care including mental illnesses, motivation, recommendation compliance and efficiency.  Professional interests include personality disorders, attachment theory, group therapy, medical psychology, mood disorders, forensic psychology, performance enhancement, and exercise psychology.  Corey enjoys backpacking, martial arts, reading, music of all kinds, cycling and spending time with friends.


Kelly Brey Love, Ph.D.

Kelly Brey Love, Ph.D.

Dr. Love is a Licensed Psychologist who earned her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at McLean Psychiatric Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and her post-doctoral fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Love specializes in assessment, intervention, consultation, and integrated care with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families. Professional interests include pediatric behavioral problems, disruptive behavior disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, adjustment difficulties, and parent/child relational problems. Dr. Love also works as an adjunct professor in Educational Psychology at UNL and Nebraska Wesleyan University. She enjoys spending time outside with her family, running and practicing yoga.


Deanna Stott

Deanna Stott

Business Manager
Coordinator of Practice Management Curriculum


Deanna, our business manager, grew up Osage, Iowa. Initially planning a career in elementary education, an unexpected career path change landed her in the world of medical practice management. Alot of Deanna’s knowledge has been gained working in various private physician practice and hospital managed clinic settings. Deanna and her husband, Steve, have two sons, 5 grandchildren, and 2 lovable Siberian Huskies. She enjoys a good round of golf, riding on the back of her hubby’s Triumph, walking the pups, and is passionate about music, books, and movies. While she enjoys all things ‘Husker’, it is still ‘Go Hawks’!