Health Coaches

As the cornerstone member of your health team, the Health Coach reviews your clinical data and assists with establishing self-care goals. Your health coach interacts with you frequently via phone calls, email and one-on-one meetings.

Lynn Pustelnik

Lynn Pustelnik, RN


Philosophy of Care
I believe in compassion, empathy and developing a relationship with the patient and family. I believe every patient is like a book and it is our responsibility to read the book.

Medical Interests

  • Internal Medicine 
  • Cardiology 


  • BSN at Bradley University


  • 27 years of nursing experience

Personal Interests

  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Going to the movies
  • Watching sports


Mary Dempsey

Mary Dempsey, LPN, CCP

Philosophy of Care
To be a Compassionate, and Tenacious, Advocate for my patients no matter what the situation is or how complicated it may be. 

Medical Interests

  • Elderly
  • Chronically ill
  • Hospice care

College of DuPage, certificate in Practical Nursing


  • Hospice
  • Home Health with wound care experience
  • Trained volunteer in domestic violence, worked with a family shelter service
  • Trained care minister

Personal Interests
Hanging out with my grandchildren and photographing nature

Amy Varnold

Amy Varnold, BSN, RN-BC

Philosophy of Care

I believe in caring for all my patients as I would care for members of my own family. I also believe in providing the needed support, encouragement, education, and any resources available, to empower my patients to be active members in their own healthcare-ultimately improving outcomes and overall quality of life.

Medical Interests

  • Surgical care 
  • Holistic/Integrative medicine
  • Evidence-Based practice


  • Southeastern Community College - Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN), 2008
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing - Bachelors of Science in Nursing Degree (BSN), 2010
  • ANCC Medical-Surgical Board Certifications 2012


6 years as staff & charge nurse on the surgical unit at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL

Personal Interests
  • Running/working out
  • Spending time with my 2 children

Sue Lieser

Sue Lieser, RN, BSN, MPH


Philosophy of Care
Discover what makes each patient unique. Meet them there to provide optimal care.

Medical Interests

  • Teaching/educating patients


  • BSN at St. Xavier University 
  • MPH at George Williams College


  • CV ICU, Loyola Medical Center
  • Home Health, Loyola Medical Center
  • Nursing  Spectrum
  • Nurse Recruiter, Elmhurst
  • Surgical Centers, Recovery, Pre-op and Pre-admissions

Personal Interests

  • Reading
  • Tailgating
  • Creative Party Planning