Michael Desjardins – APRN PMHNP-BC is a board certified Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with expertise in psychiatric, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the full spectrum of mental health disorders. He brings a wealth of experience to CMAP ranging from inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment and detoxification, to quality control and neuroscience research. Michael’s psychiatric expertise combined with Dr Schaat’s family practice background offers the full spectrum of integrated care to treat the mind and body at Comprehensive Medical, Addiction and Psychiatric Services.
Glade B. Curtis – MD, MPH, FACOG, has over 33 years of experience in private medical practice and is Board Certified in OB/GYN. Dr. Curtis earned a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in 2002 and has 5 years experience as a medical consultant with the State of Utah Department of Health, Division of Healthcare Financing. Dr. Curtis has co-authored 18 books related to pregnancy, childbirth, and childcare including the best-selling “Your Pregnancy Week By Week, 8th edition”; “Your Baby’s First Year Week By Week, 3rd edition,” by Perseus Books with more than 5 million copies sold for all titles. Dr. Curtis served as a spokesperson for Oral B© for “Pregnancy and Dental Care” and as an expert on pregnancy for the Life Channel (gather.com). Dr. Curtis is a medical coding education specialist, and was the Education Manager and Medical Director of AAPC for 4 years.
Dr. Curtis has been involved with Professionals in Recovery for 24 years. He has been instrumental in leading and establishing PIR groups involving medical professionals including doctors, dentists, nurses, pharmacists and other professionals. He has been a clinician for a residential treatment center in the Intermountain West for over 3 years. He joined the CMAP team during their formative year bringing expertise in treating pregnant women with addiction-related illnesses. He works in conjunction with OB/GYNs to provide comprehensive treatment options for his patients.
Tracy Tranter – MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC is a board certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She completed her Masters of Science Degree in Nursing at the University of Utah in 2012. Her previous nursing experience as a Labor & Delivery R.N. for 7+ years and Women’s Services has always been her passion. Through her time working she has also developed another passion in addiction medicine. She worked at University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute, learning about mood disorders, personality disorders, and working with adolescents as well as older-generation adults. Her specialty is working with people that have substance abuse disorders, detox, and recovery. She worked in inpatient medical detox for several years, for several local inpatient residentail treatment programs and also with intensive outpatient treatment programs. Her specialties including working with patients with eating disorders and she recently worked at the World Renowned Center for Change. Tracey was born and raised in Utah, she has two children, loves to wakeboard, swim, ride her bike, and regularly competes in triathlons.