Travel Clinic Staff- 2015

Travel Nurse:   Jacqueline Guyette, R.N.
Jacque ("Jackie") is our newest member of the travel clinic. She brings to this position an interesting and varied series of professional experiences. Jacque earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health from Ferris State University and subsequently worked as a public health inspector for the Washtenaw County Health Department for several years. In this position, Jacque was responsible for inspecting foodservice establishments and for reviewing on-site sewage disposal systems and water supply to ensure compliance public health directives. She returned to Schoolcraft College and earned a nursing degree with an Academic Excellence Award for the highest GPA in the 2003 graduating class. Since then, she has had nursing appointments at St. Joseph Mercy and the University Hospitald. Most recently, she worked in cardiac telemetry units in the UM Hospital and the UM Cardiovascular Center.
Jacque really enjoys being outdoors, hiking trails or riding her bike.

Travel Nurse:   Katy Burgess, R.N.
Katy is a registered nurse with a background in Emergency Medicine and Trauma/Burn intensive care before coming to the Internal Medicine clinics to help in the Travel Clinic. She graduated cum laude from St. Clair College with her nursing degree, but has also studied vocal music performance at Eastern Michigan University and privately with University of Michigan School of Music doctoral candidates. She enjoys singing with the Ann Arbor Civic Chorus and has even accompanied the chorus on her flute. She has thoroughly enjoyed her travels south to the Caribbean (Puerto Rico, St. Martin, and the US Virgin Islands). She looks forward to her next chance to travel abroad and her time in the Travel Clinic only hastens her future plans. She’s very happy to be a part of this clinic!

Clinic Director:  N. Cary Engleberg, M.D., D.T.M. & H.
Dr. Engleberg is a Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology. He has been a subpecialist in Infectious Diseases at the University Hospital since 1986. He obtain formal medical training at the George Washington University, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and the University of Texas at San Antonio. In addition, he had a 2-year appointment in the Epidemic Intelligence Service with the Centers for Disease Control and the Indian Health Service and spent 2-1/2 years as a Peace Corps Medical Officer in Chad and Cameroon. He has conducted epidemiological research in rural Bangladesh and Indonesia, pursued a one-year sabbatical in Ghana, and is currently involved in medical educational activities in Ethiopia.
Dr. Engleberg is always available to assist the Travel Nurses with any difficult or unique travel issues. In addition, he reviews and signs the records of every patient that is seen in the clinic within 48 hours of their visit.

Medical Assistant Specialist:   Heather Simkiss
Heather graduated from Ross Medical School 2010, externship completed at University of Michigan Health System, Internal Medicine division. Hired in September of 2010 in Infectious Disease department, she started working in the Overseas Travel Clinic in August of 2011. She advanced to Specialist position in June of 2012. Previous work as a Certified Nurses Aid for 5 years. In my spare time I love to travel; hiking and camping are some of my favorite activities, and I have completed 60 miles of the Appalachian Trail, and I am looking forward to completing it someday.