Collaborative health care


Care is provided by health profession students and faculty from Winona State University and licensed providers from Neighborhood Family Clinics.

To provide comprehensive health care, disciplines represented by Winona State students and faculty and Neighborhood Family Clinics include nursing, social work, medicine, exercise science, athletic training, and public health.

Hours of Operation 

Winona Volunteer Services

402 E. 2nd St. Winona, MN

Virtual online during pandemic

East Recreation Center

210 Zumbro St. Winona, MN

Thursdays 9am-3pm

Winona Warming Center

69 E. 3rd St. Winona, MN

Thursdays 8am-10am

Arcadia Elementary

358 E. River St. Arcadia, WI

Thursdays 11am-5pm


S2770 WI-35 Fountain City, WI

Online during pandemic

Virtual Bridges


Thursdays 9am-3pm












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Dr. Lisa Schnepper

Anne Vande Berg, DSW

Dr. Anne Vande Berg joined the Social Work Department at Winona State University in July 2013. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology from Macalester College in 1988 and her MSW from the University of Minnesota in 1999, where she was also a Title IV-E Child Welfare Fellow. She completed her Doctorate of Social Work from the University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine University in 2017, where her dissertation focused on teaching about trauma-informed practices. Dr. Vande Berg is a Licensed Independent Social Worker in the state of Minnesota and has over 17 years of professional experience in social service settings including a women’s correctional residential half-way house, an adolescent residential treatment program, and a school for homeless youth. Dr. Vande Berg's practice areas and research interests include trauma-informed practices, interprofessional education, children and families in education settings, and nonprofit management.

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Lisa Schnepper PhD, APRN, CNP, FNP-BC

Dr. Lisa Schnepper is a Family Nurse Practitioner.  Dr. Schnepper received her Doctorate in Nursing from UW-Milwaukee, an MSN and her FNP education from UW-Eau Claire, a BS from Winona State University and an ADN (RN) from Western College in La Crosse, Wisc.  Dr. Schnepper has been a nurse for over 30 years and a Family Nurse Practitioner for 20 years.  Dr. Schnepper’s background includes rural family practice, urgent care, clinics for underserved people, and nursing education. Dr. Schnepper is a retired Professor of Graduate Nursing at Winona State University and holds a clinical practice at Neighborhood Family Clinics.







Amy Koehler PhD, RN

Dr. Amy Koehler is a Professor at Winona State University in the Department of Nursing since 2006. Amy received both her Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing in 1998 and Masters of Science in Nursing Education in 2004 from Winona State University, and her PhD in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee in 2010. Amy has worked in several locations as a registered nurse including Saint Anne of Winona, St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN in Neurology, and currently works casual on call for Winona Health in Hospice. Amy’s background includes gerontology, hospice and home care, public health, mental health, research and evidence-based practice, and nursing education.


Dr. Kathryn Frie is triple certified as an Adult, Geriatric, and Family Nurse Practitioner through the ANCC.  Dr. Frie earned her Masters degree from UW-Madison School of Nursing, a Bachelors degree from Winona State University, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Winona State University.  She works as full-time faculty in the Undergraduate Nursing program at Winona State University and continues to practice as a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner at Neighborhood Family Clinics in Lacrosse, WI.

Jennifer TImm, Briges Health Winona Coordinator

Bridges Director

Jennifer Timm, DNP, RN, PHN

Jennifer Timm is director of Bridges Health Winona and an associate professor at Winona State University in the Department of Graduate Nursing. Jennifer received her Masters of Science in Nursing Education and Doctor of Nursing Practice from Winona State University. Jennifer’s background includes community and public health, community mental health and substance use, clinic administration and leadership, caring for uninsured populations, and nursing education. Bridges Health brings necessary preventive health services to those in need, while responsibly educating interprofessional health profession students. That is an important mission in today's complex health care environment - Dr. Jennifer Timm

Dr. Ted Thompson
Dr. Teddy Thompson
Owner and CEO of the Neighborhood Family Clinics, Inc,. Dr. Thompson was raised in Bloomington, Minn. He attended the University of Minnesota and graduated from St. Louis University Medical School. He has maintained a family practice in La Crosse, Wisc. since 1976. Dr. Thompson feels that his unique clinic is only a partial solution to a very big problem, but that it is a step in the right direction.

"Bridges project is a community health project that we support, as we do the Winona community. In this day and age, much of health care and the costs of health care are frustrating for all of us as patients. This is an endeavor to try to assist patients in navigating the system better."    -Dr. Teddy Thompson