About Middlebury Family Health


“Middlebury Family Health becomes first Practice to achieve Meaningful Use”

Middlebury Family Health is currently staffed with six Physicians:

Linn Larson MD,  Eileen Fuller MD,  Jean Andersson-Swayze MD,

Wendie Puls MD,

Katie Miller MD and Peter Wilhelm MD.

Middlebury Family Health was established in 1992 by Doctors Eileen Fuller, Dayle Klitzner and Linn Larson and remains a  privately owned independent practice.

Stacy Ladd, Office Manager

Stacy began her career in the medical field when she joined the practice in early 2009. She handles the daily operations as well as staffing and patient needs. She leads the Blueprint for Health, Medical Home & Meaningful use initiatives within the office, along with her team. When not in the office, Stacy enjoys gardening, four wheeling and being outside with family.

Ann Gorton, Reception & Referrals

After completing Medical terminology and billing courses, Ann joined us in late 2011 as a receptionist at the front desk. She also handles all referrals for Dr. Andersson-Swayze and Dr. Larson. Ann enjoys auto racing, home projects and being with her family.

Christine Newkirk, Receptionist

Chris joined us in 2008 as a receptionist and has been an asset to the practice. She is meticulous and thorough and will take care of your needs at the check in station. When not at the office, Chris enjoys beading, baking and sewing. You can often find her at the Gym after work.

Tammy Nary, Check out, Referrals, Care Coordinator

Tammy has been with us longer than any other staff member; joining us in 2002. She is the main checkout person and also does referrals for Dr. Fuller, Dr. Klitzner and Dr. Puls. Recently she also accepted the role as our Blueprint Care Coordinator and will assist you with all your needs at check out. Tammy enjoys beading, photography and spending time with family in her spare time.

Miranda Brown, Front Desk & Medical Records

Connie Billings, Medical Records

Connie started in 2006 in Medical Records and has remained there since, taking on many changes over the years, including the transition to an Electronic Health Record. Connie is the “hub” of the office. She has a lot of knowledge in her field and keeps us all balanced. Connie enjoys reading and scrapbooking in her spare time.

Michelle Clark, MA, Medent Specialist

Michelle joined us in 2006 and works with Dr. Linn Larson as a Medical Assistant. She is also our Medent Specialist for our Electronic Health Record and is there for the staff to answer all our questions. She works closely with our team on the Blueprint for Health, Medical Home & Meaningful use initiatives within the office. Outside of work, Michelle enjoys spending time with family and friends and is an avid photographer.
Fallon Ross, LPN

Fallon joined us in 2013 and works with Dr. Fuller. She has an extensive background in the medical field and is an asset to our practice. She is warm and friendly and has settled in quickly. Fallon enjoys gardening, sewing and spending time with family when she isn’t working.

Bethany Shorey, MA

Bethany joined us in July of 2013 and is currently working with Dr. Wendie Puls. She grew up in Ferrisburgh, VT and received her BS in Biology from Montana State University. She enjoys being outside skiing, running and biking. She also enjoys cooking and baking.

Tracy Boucher, MA

Janiece Scheid, LPN


Janiece has been with us since 2007. She recently started working with our newest doctor, Katie Miller. She has a solid medical background which helps her manage patients with the utmost care and detail. She enjoys music, bowling, golfing and gardening in her spare time.

William Steggerda, MA

Will resides in Bristol, VT and started with MFH in July of 2016. He enjoys fishing and spending time with family.

Clinicians

 

Linn Larson, MD


Linn was raised in Ridgewood NJ where she later relocated to New England and attended Dartmouth College with a BA in Political Science.  She graduated from UVM Medical School and completed her residency in Tacoma Washington. Linn is married to Ren Barlow, they have two children in college and live in Middlebury.

 

Eileen Fuller, MD


Eileen graduated from Boston College in 1978 and Jefferson Medical School in 1982. She completed her residencies in Family Medicine in 1985 and Pediatrics in 1987 at UVM and maintained Board Certification in both specialties. She has been on the Board at the Parent Child Center for over 20 years and currently is on the Committee for the Blueprint for Health, promoting community collaboration in Health Care. Eileen is married to Dr. Brad Fuller and she has 3 children.

 

Wendie Puls, MD


Wendie was born and raised in Newton NJ. She attended the University of Maine in 1972 and Lehigh University in 1973 where she graduated with a BA in Chemistry. She then graduated from UVM medical school in 1982 and completed her residency at the Medical Center Hospital in Burlington, VT. Wendie moved to Addison County in 1978 with her husband Kevin and two children.

 

Jean Andersson-Swayze, MD

Jean Andersson-Swayze grew up abroad and lived in seven different countries before attending Middlebury College, where she found her home in Vermont. Both during and after college she volunteered with the Middlebury Ambulance and Addison County Hospice which piqued her interest in medicine. She did her medical training at the UVM College of Medicine and finding it hard to leave VT she completed her residency at Fletcher Allen. She joined Middlebury Family Health in 2009. She lives in Charlotte with her husband and three kids and in her free time dabbles in beekeeping, gardening and outdoor recreation.

 

Katie Casas Miller, MD

Katie Miller grew up in a big family in rural Maine and attended Grinnell College in Iowa where she majored in Anthropology and Biochemistry. She always wanted to be a doctor, but she also loves to wander and to learn about different cultures, so she spent several years traveling abroad and living in New York City before eventually attending medical school at UVM’s College of Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. After residency, she returned to Vermont, and is very happy to be practicing at Middlebury Family Health, closer to her New England family and friends. She lives in Weybridge with her husband and daughter. She loves working with plants, making food and spending quality time with the people she loves.

 

Peter Wilhelm, MD

Pete was born and raised in Pleasant Valley, NY.  He holds a BA in Economics from Union College and a MS in Finance from Suffolk University.  After several years working in the fields of finance and technology, he did his medical training at UVM’s College of Medicine.  He completed an internship at the Bremerton Naval Hospital in Washington, and spent four years working as a Naval Flight Surgeon in Southern California.  He returned to Vermont to complete his residency training in Family Medicine at the University of Vermont Medical Center.  He joined Middlebury Family Health in August 2016, and also works as a Flight Surgeon with the Vermont Air National Guard.  He lives in Weybridge with his wife Dr. Jillian Brennan and their son.  He enjoys spending time with family, hiking, biking, and telemark skiing.