HHS adds new Allied Health staff

Garrett Schwartz, DPT

Garrett Schwartz, DPT has joined the Physical Therapy team at Hamilton General Hospital. Garrett is a native of Priddy, TX and graduated high school from Goldthwaite High School. He went on to earn his Bachelor of Science degree at Angelo State University in San Angelo, TX. Garrett received his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, TX.

Garrett is dedicated to providing quality individualized care to all of his patients and is passionate about improving mobility to the citizens of Hamilton, Mills and surrounding counties.

 

Mistee Jefferies, APRN, PHMNP-BC

Mistee Jefferies joins the Special Care Clinic at Hamilton Healthcare System. Mistee was raised in Ohio but moved to Texas in the late 1990’s.  She has taught and practiced numerous skills to generations of student nurses and is now a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, licensed by the state of Texas in psychiatry and mental health.

She attended the University of Akron earning a Master’s degree in Communication. After teaching public speaking and speech

writing at Texas A&M University, she returned to school to become a registered nurse, practicing in Kentucky and Texas. As a nursing professor, Ms. Jefferies taught new generations of nurses at the Texas A&M University Health Science Center and at Central Texas College.  In 2014, Mistee returned to school to pursue an advanced practice degree in psychiatry and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas.  At each step, she earned honors and is a member of the National Nursing Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau. Now board certified in psychiatry, she brings her skills of medicine management and psychotherapy to the population of Hamilton and surrounding areas.

 

Sarah Beshears, Athletic Trainer

Sarah Beshears joins the Specialty Services at Hamilton Healthcare System. In the Athletic Trainer role Sarah is a certified, licensed allied healthcare professional whose primary concern is the optimal health of student athletes and physically active individuals. Her role will be as a ‘bridge’ between physicians and athletes and are responsible for providing educational and community outreach activities and athletic training services to local high schools and club team sports.

Sarah was raised in Hamilton, TX and graduated from Hamilton High School in 2013. She attended Baylor University receiving a Bachelor of Science in athletic training in May this year. Sarah worked as a student athletic trainer for Baylor and received work experience with collegiate soccer, softball, acrobatics and tumbling, football, track and field, and local high schools. Sarah is very excited to be back in Hamilton. “I wouldn’t be who I am today without this little town so I can’t wait to make a difference in people’s lives along with Hamilton Healthcare System”, stated Sarah.

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