Team Harmony in Health
Right to left: Obed Lopez, Jessica Hardy, Alisha Best, Isadora Rhea
Jessica Hardy, Family Nurse Practitioner/Owner
Jessica is an ANCC board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of direct patient care experience in various clinical settings including acute (hospital) and outpatient facilities. She received her Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN), with honors, in 2009 from Graceland University and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Florida State University in 2002. Jessica has many years of extensive training and professional experience in comprehensive wellness, dermatology, women’s health, chronic disease management, and weight management. She honorably served as a Nurse Corps officer in the US Navy, completing two deployment tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Jessica believes in a holistic and integrative approach to medicine. She evaluates, diagnosis, and treats her patients by understanding and addressing the physical, emotional, social, mental, environmental, and social needs that can affect their wellbeing. Jessica is personable, approachable, and very passionate about preventative medicine and thorough healthcare for all.
Amber Nicole Perez
Amber Nicole Perez brings 13 years of creative marketing experience to our team. She has a sincere passion for health, wellness & self-care. She lives with her husband, two children and tiny chihuahua in sunny Arizona. In her spare time, you can probably find her immersing herself in personal development books with a latte in hand at her local coffee house or knee deep in some kind of home improvement project!
Alisha B., Master Esthetician and Body Consultant
Alisha, owner of Je’Suis Massage, offers body work services including performing the Emsculpt® procedure. With over 22 years’ experience in the field and hundreds of expert hours of training in various aspects of clinical and holistic esthetics, we couldn’t be more pleased to have her as part of our team. She is a master of her craft in and will instantly put your mind and body at ease. When she is not making sure her patients are getting the best care possible, Alisha enjoys regular meditation, yoga, and writing poetry. In fact, we are anxiously awaiting the book of poetry she is in the process of publishing.
Obed, Front Desk Administrator, has over 5 years’ experience in customer service and works hard to keep the front desk running smoothly. As a medical assistant (in training) Jesus also works alongside Jessica under the direct supervision of our senior medical assistants. In his spare time, he volunteers with local campaigns and offers election day polling assistance. Much like most of the HIH team, Jesus also has a special interest in healthy eating and nutrition and is currently working on developing a healthy juice product line!
Isa, our billing and accounts manager, has over 22 years’ experience in healthcare as a medical assistant and has been with Harmony in Health since its inception. She started her healthcare career in 1998 as a volunteer in the military hospitals before becoming a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) gaining expertise in internal medicine, urgent care, and medical billing. When Isa is not keeping our office in order, she is busy pursing her passion for human rights by actively volunteering and donating to homeless women and children shelters. Passionate about the rights of voters, Isa is known to offer local residents rides to polling sites so they may vote. Her sense of community keeps our team going strong!
What is a Nurse Practitioner?
Named one of the nation’s most trusted professionals, nurse practitioners (NP) are Masters or Doctoral prepared registered nurses with advanced education in primary and acute care medicine. Many pursue further training in specialized areas and often have years of hands-on medical experience. Like physicians, they can evaluate, diagnose, treat, prescribe and perform minor procedures.