Denise Schentrup is the lead nurse practitioner at Archer Family Health Care. She has been providing care to Archer Family Health Care patients since 2005. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner and provides care to patients of all ages. She has practiced in rural settings throughout her entire career as a nurse practitioner. She also teaches in the graduate program at University of Florida in the College of Nursing. She also teaches students at Archer Family Health Care. Her interests are working with children, adolescents and women’s health.
Ashley Kairalla’s area of expertise is primary care of underserved populations and chronic disease management for men and women. She precepts nurse practitioner students and supervises nurse practitioner students in their clinical placements. Ms. Kairalla volunteers monthly for Interfaith Hospitality Network families. She received her BSN from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her MSN from the University of Florida.
Susan D. Schaffer PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner
Susan Schaffer is a full-time professor at the University of Florida College of Nursing. Susan practices at Archer Family Health Care one day each week. She has been a Nurse Practitioner since 1982 and enjoys providing healthcare for patients of all ages.
Karen Rye, MSN, ARNP – BC
ANCC Board Certified Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Karen Rye has been a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner since 2009. Her primary area of interest is psychopharmacology. She has practiced in community mental health outpatient clinics where she has developed a specific interest and expertise in the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. She has experience treating acute psychiatric disorders including, anxiety, mood disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder and psychoses or schizophrenia. She has been a Clinical Assistant Professor at UF College of Nursing since 2014 and provides mental health care for the patients at Archer Family Health Care and clinical education for UF nurse practitioner students. She also practices part-time at the University of Florida Student Health Care Center in psychiatry.