Nurse Practitioners and Physician's Assistants

Meet our Medical Staff

Meet the Staff at the Lung Institute

jessica-reed-arnpJessica Reed, ARNP – Clinical Operations Director

Jessica Reed, ARNP, works with the Lung Institute team to provide patients with cellular therapy for their lung disease. Prior to working at the Lung Institute, Ms. Reed worked at GMS West Coast where she was responsible for adult and geriatric primary patient care as well as management of office staff. Before GMS, she acted as a preceptor at Shands Hospital in Gainesville for nursing students as well as cared for high-risk antepartum patients in the Labor and Delivery Unit.

 


pattiPatricia Paradis, APRN – Scottsdale, AZ

Patricia Paradis, APRN, is key to providing patients with cellular therapys at our Lung Institute Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ. Before working at the Lung Institute, Ms. Paradis worked as a family nurse practitioner at PainStop Clinic in Phoenix where she specialized in the treatment of pain control for a number of medical conditions. She was also a nurse practitioner at Black Canyon Community Medical Center where she delivered high-quality and compassionate care to low-income patients.

 


melissa-rubioMelissa Rubio, PhD, APRN – Dallas, TX

Melissa Rubio, PhD, APRN, works with the Lung Institute team in Dallas, TX, to provide patients with cellular therapy for their lung disease. Dr. Rubio also serves as a visiting professor at DeVry University’s Chamberlain College of Nursing. Prior to starting with the Lung Institute she served as a family nurse practitioner with Pleasant Ridge Internal Medicine in Arlington, TX. Dr. Rubio has published papers in medical journals and brings over 15 years of nursing experience to RMS.

 


hayleeHaylee Morphew, APN – Nashville, TN

Haylee Morphew, APN, works with the Lung Institute team in Franklin, TN, to provide patients with cellular therapy for their lung disease. Prior to working at the Lung Institute, Ms. Morphew worked at UrgentMD in Hermitage, TN, where she provided urgent care for walk-in patients and managed acute illness and disease prevention. Before UrgentMD, she provided general and preventative care, conducted check-ups, treated illnesses, ordered lab tests and prescribed medication at Right Care Clinic in Lewisburg, TN.

 

* Every patient is given a Patient Satisfaction Survey shortly after treatment. Responses to the 11-question survey are aggregated to determine patient satisfaction with the delivery of treatment.

^ Quality of Life Survey data measured the patient’s self-assessed quality of life and measurable quality of improvement at three months of COPD patients.

All claims made regarding the efficacy of Lung Institute's treatments as they pertain to pulmonary conditions are based solely on anecdotal support collected by Lung Institute. Individual conditions, treatment and outcomes may vary and are not necessarily indicative of future results. Testimonial participation is voluntary. Lung Institute does not pay for or script patient testimonials.

As required by Texas state law, the Lung Institute Dallas Clinic has received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval from MaGil IRB, now Chesapeake IRB, which is fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Program (AAHRPP), for research protocols and procedures. The Lung Institute has implemented these IRB approved standards at all of its clinics nationwide. Approval indicates that we follow rigorous standards for ethics, quality, and protections for human research.

Each patient is different. Results may vary.