By Maria Villalobos
Community Relations Coordinator, Sun Life Family Health Center
Family Practice is pleased to welcome Lindsey Graft, PA-C, to the organization’s family health center office located on Bowlin Road. Ms. Graft joined Sun Life because, “I believe in Sun Life’s compassionate, holistic, multidisciplinary approach to healthcare.”
Ms. Graft earned her Bachelor of Exercise Science degree from the University of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Alabama, in 2009. In 2014, she earned her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies degree from Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana.
Born in Indiana, Ms. Graft is a new resident of Arizona. She enjoys spending time with her shi tzu named Tucker. She enjoys hiking, running, biking (anything outdoors and adventurous) and spending time with her friends and family. She is excited to help and work with new patients in the Maricopa community.
We also welcome Disnilda Mercado-DePAz, RPA-C, to the organization’s family health center office located on Bowlin Road. Ms. Mercado-DePaz joined Sun Life because,“After previously working at a federally qualified health center in New York, I wanted to continue to work with an organization that is committed to helping the community.”
Ms. Mercado-DePaz completed her Physician Assistant Program at Harlem Hospital and received her certification from the City University of New York, New York City, New York in 2012. She is certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants, the only certifying organization for physician assistants in the United States.
Born in New York, Ms. Mercado-DePaz is a new resident of Arizona.
She and her husband of seven years have two sons. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is bilingual in Spanish and excited to help and work with new patients in the Maricopa community.
We are also pleased to welcome Kyle McDevitt, DNP-WHCNP-BC, to the organization’s Center for Women offices located in Chandler and Apache Junction. Mrs. McDevitt joined Sun Life because, “She enjoys serving the community.”
Mrs. McDevitt completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2009 from Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona. She earned her Master in Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner in 2016 from Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona. Mrs. McDevitt is a member of the American Nurses Association, the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health, and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Born in Emmetsburg, Iowa, Mrs. McDevitt is a new resident of Arizona. She and her husband of 16 years have two children and a dog. She enjoys traveling and photography.