Providers

The best team providing the best care

Nurse Practitioners

Caley Baggett, CRNP

CRNP Manager

Caley is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She graduated with honors from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She earned her Master of Science degree in Nursing with honors from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Elizabeth Fuller, CRNP

Elizabeth is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with honors from Jacksonville State University & graduated with honors from Samford University with a Master of Science in Nursing. She is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau honors society for Nurses.

Whitney Hood, CRNP

Whitney is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology-Clinical Physiology. She has a Master of Science in Nursing from The University of Alabama at Birmingham, specializing in Adult-Gerontology and Women’s Health. Whitney is originally from Pontotoc, Mississippi but is proud to now call Birmingham home.

Chelsey Kahler, CRNP

Chelsey is a graduate of The University of Alabama at Birmingham where she received her Master of Science in Nursing, specializing in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. She also works with UAB School of Nursing as an adjunct clinical instructor. She works our walk-in clinic throughout the week as well as our Saturday clinic.

Laura Penkava, CRNP

Laura is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. She received her Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Kerri Stephen, CRNP

Kerri is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She graduated with honors from Samford University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She earned her Master of Science degree in Nursing with honors from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Lauren Straub, CRNP

Lauren earned both her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and her Master of Science in Nursing from UAB, specializing in Family Primary Care. She also is an adjunct clinical instructor for UAB school of Nursing. Lauren is from Birmingham and currently resides in the downtown area. She is an avid runner and cyclist.

Holly Strauss, CRNP

Holly earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Samford University. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing from UAB, specializing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Holly is from Windsor, Ontario. She came to Birmingham on a college track and cross country scholarship and has been here ever since. She now lives in Shelby County and loves spending time with her husband and two young daughters.