Dr. Dunbrasky is the owner and medical director of Treasure Valley Pediatric Clinic. She opened the clinic in 1994 with the vision to create a pediatric facility that would provide comprehensive medical care for the children of Treasure Valley. The clinic, now in its 19th year, continues to serve the children of Eastern Oregon and West Idaho. Dr. Dunbrasky received her medical degree and residency training at OHSU in Portland OR. She serves as a leader for a variety of community services, and recently traveled to Haiti as part of a relief program offering medical care to needy children in that part of the world.Dr. Dunbrasky enjoys spending time with her grandchildren at her cabin in the mountains of western Idaho.
John Peterson MD, FAAP
Dr. Peterson attended Loma Linda University, where he completed his medical degree and residency training.
Margo Smedshammer, MPAS, PA-C
Margo graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from George Fox University in Newberg, OR. She then attended the University of Maine in Portland where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Margo's hobbies include gardening, cooking, and theater.
Jennifer L. King, DNP, FNP-BC
Jennifer initially went to college to earn her Bachelorette in Business Administration from Central Washington University but couldn't ignore her passion for health and helping people. That is when she returned to school and obtained her Associate Degree in Nursing from Wenatchee Valley College in Wenatchee, WA. She initially worked in the ER and ICU, but went on to work in many other fields of nursing. She obtained her Bachelorette in Nursing from Boise State University, graduating with honors of Sigma Theta Tau. Realizing she wanted to do more for her community and the people she served, she then went on and obtained her Master's in nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner, again with honors, from Graceland University. She most recently finished her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions completing a study in childhood obesity and the Traffic Light Diet. She is most passionate about the health of our children and works closely with kids in teaching them healthy living and eating.
When Jennifer is not at work she enjoys spending time with her family and outdoors. However, her other passion is riding, training and competing in gymkhanas on one of her many paint horses.
Melissa Kroon, MPAS, PA-C
Melissa graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelors degree in Public Health. She attended medical school at Touro University Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada where she earned her Master's degree in Physician Assistant studies. She grew up in Weiser, Idaho where she graduated from high school. She enjoys time on the lake, visiting Farmer's markets, shopping, and spending time with family and friends.
Patty Barfield, PMHNP
Patty is an advanced practice registered nurse She is board certified as a Family Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Patty fills an important role at TVPC, diagnosing and treating children with behavioral and psychiatric problems.Patty enjoys learning, cycling, rural living, and spending time with her family.
Vanessa Frank, DNP, PNP-PC
Vanessa graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing
from New York University. She then went on to the University of Washington
where she received her Doctor of Nursing Practice as a Pediatric Nurse
Practitioner. Vanessa's hobbies include
hiking, camping, and spending time with her friends and family.