Highly-trained, experienced and knowledgeable
in-home patient care providers.
Tammy Browning, PA-C
Tammy Browning is GRACE AT HOME’s founder, president, and chief patient champion. With over 20 years of experience providing primary care, Tammy is engaging and insightful, bringing a wealth of knowledge, skill and compassion to patients and their families. Tammy graduated Cum Laude from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physician Assistant Studies. She is a certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) and is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Indiana.
Olivia Cronin, MD
Dr. Cronin joined the Grace At Home team in 2014. She was appointed MEDICAL DIRECTOR effective July 1, 2016. Dr. Cronin graduated with honors from Loyola University in Chicago with her Doctor of Medicine Degree. Her residency was in Emergency Medicine at Indiana University in Indianapolis. She brings great clinical skills and leadership to the Grace At Home team. Dr. Cronin is licensed to practice medicine in the State of Indiana.
Kevin Helms, MD
Dr. Helms joined our team in 2016 as Medical Director. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1997. His residency for internal medicine was completed in 2000 at Methodist Hospital. He was Program Director from 2004 to 2007 at Methodist Hospital. Dr. Helms served as the medical director for the IU North Transitional Care Program, American Senior Communities Allisonville Meadows, The Stratford at the Village of West Clay, Kindred Bridgewater and Kindred Eagle Creek. Dr. Helms is currently a Hospitalist with the Ortho Indy Hospital. Dr. Helms is a member of the American Medical
Association, Society of Hospital Medicine, American
Medical Directors Association and the Indiana State
Medical Society. Dr. Helms is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Indiana.
Each person in our care has unique needs and will receive individualized, compassionate, and appropriate primary health care services, regardless of race, color, creed or financial status.
Fostering an environment of respect, positive communication and collaboration between patients, families, other care givers and health team members is vital to the promotion, protection and preservation of an individual’s overall health and wellbeing.
Comprehensive, coordinated, and effective primary care is based on the balance of scientific and ethical principles, clinical knowledge and practice, current research findings, cultural understanding and experienced-based intuition.
A work climate that nurtures and supports clinical expertise, education and shared values is essential for the recruitment and retention of a dedicated caregiving staff who demonstrates the highest levels of integrity, competence and qualification.
Stephanie Bryant-Lipp, NP
Stephanie grew up in a family of nurses and always knew her career path would be in medicine. She is a natural caretaker and began working as a CNA in high school. Stephanie enjoys giving her patients high quality care and has over 14 years of experience. Stephanie earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from Saint Mary’s College in South Bend, Indiana and her Master of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner Degree from Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. Stephanie Bryant-Lipp is licensed to practice medicine in the State of Indiana.
Nikki O'Rourke, NP
Nikki O'Rourke has been a board-certified family nurse practitioner since 2009. Her years of experience are in the fields of Internal Medicine and Cardiology in the adult and geriatric populations. She has been with Grace at Home since 2015 and practices as their Clinical Supervisor. She received her Master's of Science in Nursing from The University of Indianapolis with continued Post Master Studies at Northern Kentucky University. Nikki is a highly qualified and compassionate Nurse Practitioner who brings a wealth of knowledge to the team. Her vision is to provide grace to her patients and their families through standards of care, medicine, education and compassion. She strives to meet all expectations and goals set forth. Nikki is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Indiana.
Margaret (Maggie) Corbett, PA-C
Maggie received a Masters in Physician Assistant studies from Butler University. She is certified in Family Medicine and has over six years’ experience in acute and emergency medicine as well. She has an energetic spirit that she brings to delivering compassionate healthcare. You will find her style approachable and empathetic as she provides Grace At Home patients’ with exceptional healthcare. She services patients in the Noblesville, Sheridan & Westfield area as well as a group of patients in 46268. Maggie is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Indiana.
Beth Ann Taylor, NP
Beth Ann is a board certified nurse practitioner with over 30 years of experience, specializing as a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner. She has an easy going personality and is a great resource for her patients. Her years of experience are in the fields of house calls, primary care and urgent care as well as an educator. She has experience treating complex patients with extensive neurological disorders, chronic pain, psychological problems and palliative care. Beth Ann’s territory is Bartholomew, Tipton and Howard County. Beth is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Indiana.
Zachary (Zach) Eppert, NP
Zach comes to us with over 10 years experience as a Clinician. His commitment to quality and continuity of care has been a huge asset in his nursing career. Zach's background consists of working in several areas of medicine including Emergency, Oncology, Med/Surg, Hospice/Palliative and Pain Management. He has held several leadership roles such as Clinical Manager, Care Plan Developer and was responsible for the Education and Training of his clinical team. His hospital based experience, especially with the VA and Community North, make him a very valuable asset to the Grace At Home Team. Zach served as a Corporal/Team Leader in the United States Marine Corps prior to his healthcare experience. Zach’s territory will be focused on the East side of Indianapolis including Greenfield and New Palestine. Zach is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Indiana.
Thomas (Tom) Feeny, PA-C
Being a Certified Physician Assistant for over 25 years Tom Feeny comes to Grace At Home with a vast array of experience in the healthcare field. Tom’s experience ranges from Primary Care to Orthopedic, Cardiac, Neurological and General Surgery as well as Hematology and Oncology. Tom started his career as a proud member of the United States Air Force as a Medical Service Technician and from there his love of medicine and learning blossomed. Tom recently relocated to Indiana from Ohio where he spent the majority of his career. His territory will include, but is not limited to, Greenwood, Mooresville. Martinsville and Franklin. Tom is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Indiana.
Katherine (Katie) Fulco, NP
Katie Fulco, Family Nurse Practitioner, comes to Grace At Home with over 15 years of healthcare experience, including 10 years of practicing as a nurse practitioner. She has worked in both acute care as well as Primary Care and has treated patients from pediatric to geriatric, and has found that geriatric care is where her passion lies. Katie most recently practiced as a nurse practitioner in a Rural Health Clinic in West Virginia and also has experience treating Neurology patients. She has previous nursing experience caring for Oncology Patients and Orthopedic Patients. The Rural Health Clinic setting taught her to think on her feet which makes her a perfect fit for Grace At Home. She thrives working in a team environment and is an excellent listener and communicator which is just one of the reasons her patients and families love her. Katie will be servicing Cicero, Noblesville, Fishers and McCordsville with Grace At Home. Katie is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Indiana.
Amanda (Mandy) Meredith, PA-C
Mandy Meredith has been a board- certified Physician Assistant since 2002. Her years of experience range from working in emergency rooms and treating patients in high acute Level II and III Trauma centers. She has also treated patients in nursing homes as well as inpatient settings. She loves a fast- paced work environment, being part of an integral care team and providing patients with high quality health care. She thrives in a setting that both continues to help her grow as a Physician Assistant and improve the community around her. Her excellent communication, pro-active approach and caring personality make Mandy an excellent fit for Grace At Home. Mandy’s territory is Martinsville south to Columbus. Mandy is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Indiana.
Leslie Marks, NP
Leslie received her Master of Science Degree, Primary Care Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner from Indiana Wesleyan University. Leslie has a very calming demeanor making her patients feel at ease and comfortable while providing care. Her experience includes diagnosing and treating acute and chronic health conditions, medication adjustment and treating cardiovascular and pulmonary disease. She has also worked in Trauma care at a level I trauma organization. Leslie also volunteers at a free health clinic in Indianapolis to provide free healthcare for the underprivileged and homeless population. This mirrors the Grace At Home mission and makes her a wonderful fit. Leslie’s territory is Meridian-Kessler, Fall Creek and Speedway. Leslie is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Indiana.
Charles Van Meter, MD
Dr. VanMeter grew up in Indianapolis and early on he knew he wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps. He would make rounds with him in the hospital, and less often when he would make house calls. He was amazed at the wonderful way his father cared for people, and the difference he made. He knew he was hooked! He went to IU School of Medicine and began his Orthopedic Residency in 1981, doing his internship first at Methodist Hospital. After receiving his degree, he started out in Jasper, Indiana but had an amazing opportunity at Methodist Sports Medicine in Indianapolis. His greatest area of focus was treatment and surgery of all knee disorders from kids to adults. He continued with his practice until his own orthopedic health issues led to retirement from surgery in 2012. Dr. VanMeter feels that his purpose at Grace At Home is to help all the providers give great musculoskeletal care in any way he can, from discussing and teaching to coming alongside, to direct patient care. He stated, “God can give me no greater opportunity or calling than to love all people, to go to the margins and to lay hands on them and make their lives better.” Dr. VanMeter is licensed to work in the state of Indiana.
Sherrill (Sherry) Funkhouser, PA-C
Sherrill (Sherry) Funkhouser is a Physician Assistant that comes to Grace At Home with a broad background. Her experience includes but is not limited to working in women’s health, behavioral health, family medicine, internal medicine and geriatrics. She is very personable and warm; her patients just love her! She is very faith based and lives the Grace At Home mission daily which makes her a great fit. Sherry’s territory will be the southwest side of Indianapolis including Camby and Plainfield. Sherry is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Indiana.
Piper- Danay Smith, NP
Piper-Danay Smith is an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. Being a Nurse Practitioner has always been a dream of hers since she was a child. She has several years experience as a Home Hospice RN where her love for geriatrics bloomed. She has experience in caring for gastroenterology, oncology, and wound patients just to name a few and is very comfortable working independently which makes her a wonderful fit for Grace At Home. She has received several awards and recognitions throughout her schooling including the Shining Star Award and the Citizen Scholar Award. These awards recognized her achievement, leadership, enthusiasm, and trust. Piper’s territory will be the south west side of Indianapolis. Piper is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Indiana.