Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

Andrea Gajos, MSN, ANP-BC

Andrea graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2008 from the University of Michigan and a Masters in Science of Nursing from Madonna University in May 2013. She is a board certified Adult Nurse Practitioner. Andrea joined the Hepatology Program in 2013 and helps to care for patients in the General Hepatology Clinic, Viral Hepatitis Clinic, and Liver Transplant Clinic.

Tracy Licari, MS, PA-C

Tracy graduated with a Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Wayne State University in May 2000 and joined the Hepatology Program in 2000. She is a key member of the Liver Transplant Program and plays a major role in the care of patients pre- and post-liver transplant. Tracy is also interested in the diagnosis and management of liver cancer. She is a member of the Multidisciplinary Liver Tumor Clinic at the University of Michigan Cancer Center where she actively evaluates and monitors patients with hepatic malignancies.

Kelly Oberhelman, MS, PA-C

Kelly graduated with a Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Wayne State University in May 2000 and joined the Hepatology Program in 2000. She is a key member of the General Hepatology Clinic and Viral Hepatitis Clinic. Kelly is in charge of monitoring patients receiving antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis B and C. Her expertise and experience in management of patients with viral hepatitis has led to an invitation to speak at the Hepatology Associates Course at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. Kelly also assists in clinical trials of antiviral therapies and has co-authored several papers in peer-reviewed medical journals. Kelly also cares for patients pre- and post-liver transplant.

Nicole Timmerman, MSN, ACNP-BC

Nicole graduated with a Masters in Science of Nursing from the University of Michigan in December 2011. She is a board certified Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Nicole joined the Hepatology Program in 2012 as a midlevel fellow sponsored by a grant from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.