In your opinion, what should be the role of a primary care provider for a patient, taking into account both physical health and behavioral health needs? A primary care provider's role should be to treat the whole person, to help patients to achieve better overall physical and mental health through optimization of preventative medicine and up to date medical knowledge. Tell us a little bit about yourself. What do you like to do in your spare time? I am originally from Montane, now living in Buffalo, NY. In my spare time I love to read, hike and camp with my husband and two dogs.