Pam has been an Edmondite since birth. She is so proud to be an Oklahoman and loves how the people of this great state pull together in times of need. While her “perfect day” would include riding her horse in a peaceful, wooded area, she loves her work as the Executive Director at Good Shepherd Clinic. She has spent over 30 years in the non-profit world and feels blessed to be a part of a ministry serving our neighbors in need. Pam loves walking through the clinic and being greeted with a smile and kind word from the close-knit community of staff, volunteers, and patients here at the clinic. She's proud to be apart of an organization full of people who care so deeply for each other and all of our patients. In 2020, Pam was named one of Oklahoma's Most Admired CEO's from The Journal Record.
Dr. McNeill's 30+ years in the health care industry have been all about selfless leadership and service. After earning a physician assistant degree from Wichita State University and a doctorate in anatomy from East Caroline University, Dr. McNeill spent two years as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston before being hired as a neuroscientist at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in 1988. In 1994, Dr. McNeill closed his research lab and assumed the position of Director of the OU Physician Associate Program, a position he held until his retirement in 2013. He came out of retirement in 2014 to develope and run the Physician Assistants Program at Oklahoma City University where he was the director until 2019. Since 2008, Dan has volunteered countless hours at Good Shepherd and serves as the board advisor. Under his leadership, Good Shepherd serves as an inter-professional training site for PA students, anchored by OCU volunteer PA faculty, community PAs, Physicians, Pharmacists, and Physical Therapists who provide health care to our patients. In 2020, Dr. McNeill was named a Health Care Hero from The Journal Record.
As a student at OU School of Dentistry always rounding up her classmates to go volunteer at Good Shepherd, Jeanie never imagined that after years in private practice she would get the chance to lead the dental side of this ministry. Along with being passionate about dental health, Dr. Bath is passionate about patients’ medical health and seeing those two intertwine in comprehensive care. Dr. Bath is always full of new ideas and ways to make those ideas a reality. She always has a smile on her face and is often the reason for the smile on the faces of our staff, volunteers and patients!
Dr. Anisha Budhiraj graduated from New York University School of Dentistry. She
graduated with honors and received the Omicron Kappa Upsilon award for
academic excellence. She went on to complete her General Practice residency from
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell. This residency provided her with
advanced training in all the specialties of dentistry including oral surgery,
anesthesia, and treatment of medically compromised patients. She has also
completed her Masters in Public health from Harvard University. After having
practiced in New York, Pennsylvania and North Dakota, she now resides in
Oklahoma. Dr. Budhiraj believes in providing comprehensive dental services to all
patients in an environment that is safe, reassuringly pleasant and comfortable.
In her free time, Dr. Budhiraj enjoys traveling, reading and spending time with her
Jennie served as a volunteer at Good Shepherd for four years before coming on staff, giving her a deep appreciation and love for the work done here at the clinic. Her years of service are seen in all the progress that has taken place in order for our pharmacy to become the fully stocked certified charitable pharmacy that it is today. She claims that the patients’ appreciation for all that they receive is worth the work. Her love for the Thunder and the OKC Redhawks just makes it all the better that she gets to work at Good Shepherd and in downtown OKC. In 2020, Jennie was recognized as an Outstanding Preceptor from the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy in recognition of the outstanding contributions she has made to the educational development of future pharmacists by demonstrating high standards of professionalism, ethics, and pharmacy practice. We are so thankful for all Jennie does in order to provide pharmaceutical services to our patients.
Makena was born in California before moving to Texas where she grew up until going to college at Oklahoma Baptist University. Makena graduated with a Bachelors in Family Science and Community Service with a minor in Photography! After graduating college she moved back to Texas but it didn't take long before she knew Oklahoma was home. Makena's greatest desire is to leave a community better than when she first arrived and through this position she hopes to do just that for Oklahoma City!
Maribel was born in Roswell, New Mexico, and raised in Oklahoma City. Maribel is a certified courtroom interpreter, speaks both English and Spanish, and loves to help people communicate. Her parents and husband are from Chihuahua, Mexico, a place she loves to visit when she can. Maribel is happily married with four kids. Her family has a passion for baseball, so Maribel often spends her free time at the ballpark. Maribel is an extremely hard worker, passionate about all she does and is always up for a challenge. With a background in customer service, Maribel is proud to use her experience and heart for the people around her to make a difference at Good Shepherd.
Jakie was born in Detroit, Michigan, and raised in Oklahoma City. She is currently pursuing a Dental Assistant degree at MIO Dental Careers. Prior to beginning her role here at Good Shepherd, Jakie spent time volunteering in the clinic. She quickly grew to love the staff and mission of Good Sheperd, so she is happy to be back and helping those in need as a member of our staff team. She is thankful for the opportunity to learn while she helps treat our patients.
Vanessa was born in Oklahoma City and moved to Texas for a short time before realizing how much she loved and missed Oklahoma. Being the only girl of five children, Vanessa is very protective and caring of her brothers. She is proud of her background and heritage. Vanessa has a bright smile and is a friendly face to everyone she meets. With strong communication and coordination skills, Vanessa helps keep everything in order at the clinic. Vanessa is always eager to help people and make a difference. Her goal is to one day be a paramedic and save lives. She is very happy to be at Good Shepherd Clinic serving the community and providing great customer service and care to our patients.