Heather M. Dewitz, FNP-BC
Heather M. Dewitz, FNP-BC is an only child raised in South Carolina. She attended Wade Hampton High School and graduated from Lander University in 2013 with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing.
As a Registered Nurse, she worked in the Intensive Care Unit, Radiology, MRI, Pre-Op/Post-Op, CT, Nuclear Medicine, and Special Procedures. She was also a member of the Stroke Intervention Team and Pediatric Sedation Team. With a solid foundation in traditional medicine, she decided to return to school at Anderson University for her Nurse Practitioner Degree. During her primary care rotations, she had a physician supervisor who was open to trying some alternative treatments and she witnessed the positive results from these. This rotation opened her eyes to other options besides the traditional approach to medical care.
Upon graduation, she received her Board Certification for Family Nurse Practitioner from ANCC. She chose Integrative Health to begin her new career because of the solid belief that providers are to "do no harm". Her greatest passion is listening to her patients and taking the time for education.
She has been married to her high school sweetheart, Will, for 5 years. They have two children, Henry and Georgia, who are 2 years old and 4 months old respectively. They also have a beagle named Bentley. On the weekends they enjoy camping at the beach, being involved in their church and activities that keep their two kids smiling.
Shannon Nelmes, CA
Shannon Nelmes, CA is a transplant to SC from Duluth MN, where she graduated in 1995 from Unity High School. She moved to South Carolina in 2004 and loves this southern climate. She has worked in the healthcare business for approximately 17 years. In the past, she worked in the Chiropractic field as a chiropractic assistant for over 8 years. Her time in the chiropractic field has spurred on her interest in a naturalistic approach to health care. She has a desire to continually learn how she can help patients achieve their goals in healing, and taking care of their bodies in the most natural way!
She has been married to her husband, Fred for 15 years. They have three children Samantha, Kiara, Noah and two grandchildren, 4-year-old grandson Jackson, and 10-month-old granddaughter Mia. She and her husband enjoy spending time on the lake with their children on the weekends, and they love to go camping in the summer, and fall as a family! She is also an avid football fan and loves when the football season starts.
Tracy Hawkins, CMA, RMA
Tracy Hawkins, CMA, RMA is a native to the Upstate Area. After finishing Dorman High School she went onto Spartanburg Methodist were she earned a degree in Applied Science. Her passion for helping others continued to grow, she decided to go back to school to become a Certified Medical Assistant and Certified Phlebotomist at Spartanburg Community College in 2006. She enjoys getting to know each patient and learning about the progress that they have made from the last appointment. She has two children; a son that will be going to college in the fall to play football and a daughter who keep her busy on her weekends