Sarah Newman, NP

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Sarah is a dedicated healthcare professional with a rich background in nursing and a commitment to holistic patient care. After graduating from Oakland University School of Nursing, she honed her skills over the course of more than a decade, gaining valuable experience in high-pressure environments such as the emergency room and cardiology units. Eager to expand her scope of practice, she pursued further education at The University of Michigan-Flint, earning a degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner. 

Now, as a valued member of the Total Health Systems team, Sarah is thrilled to offer patients comprehensive care that integrates multiple modalities. Believing firmly in a holistic approach to wellness, she is passionate about empowering patients to live their best lives. Her particular focus lies in educating women going through menopause, guiding them to embrace this stage of life with vitality and confidence. 

Outside of her professional pursuits, Sarah finds joy in spending time with family and friends, often bonding over shared meals that she lovingly prepares. A true artisan at heart, she also indulges in creative hobbies, ranging from woodworking to crocheting, finding fulfillment in bringing ideas to life through craftsmanship. 

Dina Monteleone, LMT

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Dina has been practicing massage for over 20 years. Her background also includes over 20 years of experience working in physical therapy. She left the therapy field in 2017 to focus solely on massage therapy to help promote healing and wellness. Dina utilizes different massage techniques to help improve mobility and decrease pain. Each massage is customized to her clients needs.

Tina Cipriano, LMT

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My name is Tina Cipriano, and I am a licensed massage therapist with 20 years of experience working as a massage therapist in a Chiropractic setting. I graduated from the Flint School of Therapeutic Massage in December of 2002. I’ve also had the opportunity to work providing massage therapy backstage for artists and their crew at several venues such as The Palace, Fox Theatre, Joe Louis Arena, and the Majestic Theatre.

I provide therapeutic massage and trigger point therapy, focusing mostly on your problem areas to provide relief and relaxation. I joined Total Health Systems in 2024 and am looking forward to helping you become pain free!

Alex Jung, DOM, L.Ac.

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Alex Jung is a dedicated acupuncturist practicing in the Michigan area. She holds a Doctorate degree in Oriental Medicine from Virginia University of Integrative Medicine, where her passion for holistic healing and traditional Asian medicine flourished.

Since 2020, Alex has been providing expert care at her acupuncture clinic, specializing in pain management, infertility, and women’s health. With a focus on merging ancient acupuncture techniques with modern approaches, Alex offers personalized treatments tailored to each patient’s needs.

During her time in Maryland, Alex worked closely with chiropractors, and later in Michigan, she collaborated with physical therapists (PT) and Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), expanding the scope of care for her patients. These collaborative efforts under chiropractors in Maryland and physical therapists and DOs in Michigan reflect Alex’s commitment to comprehensive and integrative healthcare solutions.

As an active member of the National Alliance of Korean Asian Medicine and Acupuncture of USA, Alex remains at the forefront of advancements in acupuncture and traditional medicine. She continually enhances her expertise through ongoing education and research, ensuring her patients receive top-notch care.

She is deeply committed to empowering her patients on their journey to wellness, harnessing the transformative benefits of acupuncture and Oriental medicine.

Asia Brown, LMT

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My name is Asia Brown and I graduated from Everest institute. I have been a licensed massage therapist for 14 years. I started because my mom has arthritis and I would work on her.  She recommended that I should go to massage therapy school.   Ever since I started in this field, I have really enjoyed removing tension from the muscles and pain from the body. I specialize in Swedish massage, deep tissue, trigger point therapy, prenatal, and aromatherapy.  I love relaxing the body.  I also love to see my clients walk out better then when they came in. 

Samantha Schaller, PA-C

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Samantha graduated from Aquinas College with her Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2019 and went on to complete her Master’s Degree from Trine University Physician Assistant Program in 2023. During her studies, she recognized the importance of a healthy lifestyle in the prevention and treatment of many diseases, both acute and chronic. Her main interests lie in the importance of proper nutrition, active lifestyle, stress management, and sleep hygiene. She is excited to become a member of the primary care team at Total Health Systems and is eager to work with her patients to improve both their health and their quality of life! 

In Sam’s free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and is always excited for a competitive board game or video game. She also enjoys baking, cooking, hiking, reading, gardening, and hunting for sea glass on the shores of Lake Huron. She looks forward to working together with her patients to help improve their overall livelihood and make every day of their life worth living!

Dr. Paul Conte, DC

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Dr. Paul Conte Graduated from Adrian College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology while playing on the D3 Ice hockey team. He joined the United States Air Force shortly after, serving as a field medic. During his time in service, Dr. Conte was a certified instructor for Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation, and Tactical Combat and Casualty Care. He participated in the Medical Combat Olympics, placing second amongst the field medical teams from around the world in the USAF. Dr. Conte developed and implemented the new emergency training program out of Offutt AFB, NE, which has been adopted USAF wide by sister education centers around the nation. After service, Dr. Conte attended Life University graduating with a Doctorate of Chiropractic.

Jenna Pannebecker, PA-C

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Before PA school, I was a Certified Nursing Assistant at an assisted living where I learned how to care for those in need of assistance in their daily living activities. After that, I worked for a hematology/oncology office as a medical scribe.  I graduated from the Lincoln Memorial University Physician Assistant Program Harrogate, TN in 2023. In my free time, you can find me with my family or traveling the world. I cannot wait to see what the future has in store in the medical field. I am excited to expand my knowledge within primary care at Total Health Systems. I am happy to have the opportunity to continue to make a difference in every patient’s quality of life.  

Tammy Schlaf, PTA

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Tammy Schlaf graduated from Lynn University’s Physical Therapist Assistant program, in 1995. Tammy has provided physical therapy services in various settings. She has worked in Acute Care, In-Patient Rehab, Home Healthcare, Out Patient Pediatrics and Skilled Nursing facilities. Tammy is passionate about helping others of all ages. She is creative and seeks opportunities for professional growth, team approach to achieve best outcomes. She strives to help people achieve fitness goals and regain independence to lead an active happy life. Tammy is married and has three daughters ages 20 and twin girls 17. She enjoys spending time at the lake cottage with her family, collecting Petoskey stones and sea glass. Occasionally she will find an old piece of furniture with good bones, to make pretty again.