CCS Employee Wellness Center
The Wellness Center provides a convenient, no cost option to the employee for acute, preventive, and wellness focused primary care services for all CCS employees and their families enrolled in the CCS Health Care Plan. The services provided can be shared with your personal primary care physician. This coordination can help you get healthy and stay healthy in all aspects of your life.
- Annual Exams
- Sports Physicals
- Sick Visits and Minor Injury (Non-Work Related)
- Laboratory Services
- Chronic Disease Management
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Your clinical pharmacy specialist will provide an in-depth review of your medications, answer any medication-related questions, and help you reach your health-related goals.
- Physician may refer you for educational purposes or an adjustment of your medications for specific health reasons
- diabetes, high blood pressure, or elevated cholesterol
- You can make your own appointment to identify lower cost alternatives, tips to avoid side effects, potential medication interactions, or possible ways to simplify or optimize your medication regimen.
- Physician may refer you for educational purposes or an adjustment of your medications for specific health reasons
Led by a Registered Dietitian or Exercise Specialist
Available in person or by telephone
Personalized to help you with:
- Weight loss
- Managing a chronic health condition
- An eating or exercise plan
Appointments range from 30 to 60 minutes and may be scheduled online, by phone (317) 571-4651, or with the staff at the Wellness Center
You must be established as a patient at the Wellness Center in order to be scheduled with the registered dietician or exercise physiologist/specialist.
Virgin Pulse is an incentive program that works much like a frequent flyer program – except under the Virgin Pulse program; you get rewards for getting active and improving your wellbeing.
Join our onsite group fitness classes to get in shape with our quality instructors.
We offer classes such as Indoor Cycling, Boot Camp, Pilates, Ballet Barre, Yoga, Zumba, Jazzercise, and Strength.
Classes are $3 per class for each session and are open to employees, their spouses, and retirees. Participants are also eligible to try a free class or join a class mid-session and have the class cost prorated.
For additional information or questions, please contact Monica Cronin at email@example.com.
- Group Fitness Instructor Biographies
Mental health is an important component to keeping you healthy overall.
Our licensed Behavioral Health Counselor has worked with children and adults in both inpatient and outpatient programs with her expertise including crisis intervention and assessment, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, relationship issues, and chemical dependency/recovery.
Please contact the clinic by phone (317) 571-4651 to schedule your first visit with the Behavioral Health Counselor.
All follow up visits will be scheduled directly with the counselor.
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Meet the Wellness Center Staff
Dr. Elisabeth Prosser, MDRead Bio
Dr. Prosser grew up in Northwestern, Ohio, and graduated from Boonshaft School of Medicine. She completed her family medicine residency at Methodist Hospital in 1992. Dr. Prosser had a primary care practice in Broad Ripple from 1992 to 2012 before becoming the medical director for St. Vincent Health, Wellness & Preventive Care Institute. She enjoys reading, outdoor activities, traveling and being with her family.
Emily Stochel, MDRead Bio
Dr. Stochel is a native of Zionsville and a graduate of Zionsville Community High School. After four years in New Orleans at Tulane University, she came home to Indiana for medical school at IU. She did her family medicine residency at St. Vincent Hospital, then completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at St. Vincent Sports Performance, giving her the knowledge to care for a broad range of musculoskeletal problems. Outside of medicine, she enjoys running, cooking, traveling, and spending time with her husband, TJ, and two boys, Liam and Jacob.
Dr. Stephan Zentner, MDRead Bio
Dr. Zentner is originally from North Dakota. After receiving his undergraduate degree at the University of North Dakota, he moved to Chicago and completed medical school at Loyola-Stritch School of Medicine. Having completed his family medicine residency in Lansing, MI, he was stationed with the Army at Ft. Benjamin Harrison, IN. Most recently he has been working with St. Vincent in their immediate care clinics. He enjoys watching sports, listening to music, and playing racquetball. He also is interested in serving the poor, and has been to Haiti several times on medical missions sponsored by his church and works locally with Gennesaret Free Clinics.
Kristin Rieser, PharmD, BCACPRead Bio
Kristin Rieser is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Ambulatory Care at St. Vincent and an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Purdue University College of Pharmacy. She grew up in Cape Coral, Florida. Kristin received her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Florida in 2015 followed by a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency and a PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Specialty residency. She is a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Specialist and provides medication management services for patients with a variety of chronic diseases states, including diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. In her free time, Kristin enjoys exploring the local parks with her dog, Calvin.
Amy Adamski, Licensed Clinical Social WorkerRead Bio
Amy Adamski LCSW, LCAC received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Indiana University in 1993. She is currently certified as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor. Amy has worked for St. Vincent Stress Center since 1996, where she has worked with children and adults in both inpatient and outpatient programs. Her expertise includes crisis intervention and assessment, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, relationship issues and chemical dependency recovery. Amy currently lives in Westfield with her husband and 2 children.
Monica Cronin, Wellness CoordinatorRead Bio
Laura Z. Danys, MSW, LCSWRead Bio
Laura received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida in Liberal studies with a minor in Sociology. She enjoyed Sociology so much that she later returned to college and attended IUPUI where she earned her Master’s degree in Social Work from Indiana University in 2010 and she is now a Licensed Clinical Social worker. After graduating Laura was employed with St. Vincent New Hope as a home based therapist and then began working at the St. Vincent Stress Center in 2014. Her expertise includes anxiety disorders, mood disorders, assessments and crisis intervention. Laura enjoys spending time with family, friends, walking with her dog, traveling and reading.
Ellyn Grant, BS, EP-C, XPS, XFSRead Bio
Ellyn is a graduate of Truman State University in Kirksville, MO with a Bachelor of Science in Health and Exercise Science. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with departmental honors in May of 2015 after completing an internship as a Health and Financial Wellness intern with Meredith Publishing and Marketing. Ellyn has most recently worked as the Healthy Lifestyle Coordinator for the National Institute for Fitness and Sport, specializing in exercise programming for individuals with chronic diseases and disabilities, as well as a Senior Health Fitness Specialist at the North American Headquarters of PepsiCo. Ellyn is certified through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as a Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP), EXOS as a Performance Specialist (XPS) and Fitness Specialist (XFS). She also holds a Level II Credential in Exercise is Medicine ®, a global initiative through the American College of Sports Medicine.
Kathy Lowe, RNRead Bio
Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Kathy graduated from Mount Carmel School of Nursing. She spent the first 28 years of her career in Oncology/Hematology. In 2006 she was involved in opening the Mark H. Zangmeister Cancer Treatment Center in central Ohio. Upon moving to Indianapolis, Kathy joined the St. Vincent Medical Grip as the Team Lead for the Broad Ripple Family and Internal Medicine practice before working at the Carmel Clay School Wellness Center. In her spare time she enjoys reading, gardening and spending time with her family and friends.
Monica Porter, MA, RD, CDRead Bio
Monica Porter, MA, RD, CD holds her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Ball State University. As part of her education, Monica completed a dietetic internship based in Indianapolis where she gained experience working for Community Health Network, YMCA, and Purdue Extension of Marion County. Since becoming a Registered Dietitian, she has worked clinically, both inpatient and outpatient, for Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, Indiana and St. Vincent Medical Group. She strives to help each of her patients achieve their nutrition and wellness goals by providing nutrition education that is applicable to everyday life. Her areas of focus include, but are not limited to, diabetes, weight management, cardiac health, and renal nutrition
Cathy Rowe, Medical AssistantRead Bio
Cathy was born & raised in Indianapolis. She attended Professional Careers Institute for Medical Assisting & became certified in 2015. Throughout her 30-plus years in medicine, Cathy has worked with physicians in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Cardiothoracic surgery & outpatient settings. She is a certified Pilates instructor so she is very interested in wellness & preventative care. Cathy & her husband Don have 3 grown daughters & 2 adorable grandsons, Max & Jack. When she’s not working or teaching Pilates, she can be found making memories with family, walking her pups, volunteering in Sunday school, or knitting.
Denise Watson, Medical AssistantRead Bio
Denise was born and raised in Panama, Panama and moved to Indiana in 2005. Denis graduated from Warren Central High School and has been a medical assistant for 6 years in a variety of settings ranging from urogynecology and surgery to OB/GYN and family practice. In addition she was team lead of medical assistants and Nurses her previous hospital based job. Denise has excellent phlebotomy skills and is bi-lingual, speaking both English and Spanish. In her free time Denise loves traveling and spending time with her soon. She is currently is pursuing further education to become a nurse.
I love the people! They are so friendly and were able to recommend a top notch specialist for a specific chronic health issue. I really feel like they take the time to listen to me. More personalized, less rushed, and there was a little more knowledge about how our professional field impacts our health.
Working at the Wellness center allows me to spend the time needed to get to know patients medical needs and also provide a personalized plan of preventative care. I am well supported by an amazing wellness team. I love the team approach to health care that allows us to care for the whole person.
The CCS Wellness Center is such an excellent benefit for employees. We can feel supported in all aspects of our lives – including our health. The staff at CCS Wellness Center knows me and my family by name and I don’t feel like I am being shuffled quickly through the office.
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