Mission: To facilitate the health and wellness of healthcare professionals in order to enhance patient care and safety.
Kelley M. Long, MBA
Kelley joined OPHP in 2006. She is responsible for implementing the organization’s strategic plan. She oversees business and clinical operations of the organization as well as the fund development staff. She facilitates communication between officers and the organization’s Board of Trustees and staff. She prepares all reports for the organization including OPHP’s major funding entities, and provides communication to stakeholders and regulatory agencies. Kelley is also responsible for financial record keeping, billing services, operational plans, and all budgetary information. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Capital University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Ashland University. She currently serves as Co-Chair of the Funding Development Committee of the Federation of State Physician Health Programs' (FSPHP) and is a member of the FSPHP Finance Committee..
Craig T. Pratt, M.D., DFASAM, FAPA
Dr. Pratt joined OPHP in 2019 as Medical Director. He has been actively involved with the organization for many years and was a member of the original committee of the Ohio State Medical Association that established OPHP. As Medical Director he provides leadership to the organization, oversees the monitoring program and all clinical services. Dr. Pratt received his Medical Degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City and completed an internal medicine residency at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. He completed the Robert Barrows Fellowship in addiction medicine at DePaul Rehabilitation Hospital, associated with the Medical College of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and later completed a psychiatry residency at Harding Evans Foundation, Harding Hospital in Worthington, Ohio. He is board certified by both the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Colleen M. Opremcak, M.D., M.S., FAPA
Dr. Opremcak joined OPHP in 2019 as our Wellness Director. She oversees all of OPHP's wellness initiatives including actively participating in the Ohio Physician Wellness Coalition and facilitating OPHP's Wellness & Resiliency Program. She completes behavioral health assessments and provides oversight to participants in the Monitoring and Advocacy Program for behavioral health and/or mental health disorders. Dr. Opremcak ran the OhioHealth Practitioner Health and Wellness Program for over 10 years and has extensive knowledge in improving practitioner wellness and resiliency. She holds a Master's Degree in Dietetics and Nutrition and a Medical Degree from the Ohio State University. She completed her residency training at OSU's Department of Psychiatry and her fellowship in psychiatry at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Subspecialty Certification in Psychosomatic Medicine.
Nelson H. Heise, MA, MS, PCC-S, LICDC-CS
Nelson joined the staff in 2014 and is OPHP’s Clinical Director. His duties include facilitation and oversight of activities involved in participant monitoring and compliance. He is responsible for processing all intake calls and coordinating appropriate assessment, treatment, or community referrals. He supervises all daily clinical activities as well as the monitoring and advocacy program services. Nelson received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications from Ohio University. He is graduate of the Hazelden Graduate School where he received his Master’s Degree in Addictions Counseling. He also has a Masters of Science Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. Nelson is a licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor as well as a licensed Professional Clinical Counselor.
Sally M. Murphy, MA, LICDC
Sally joined the staff in 2018 as an OPHP Case Manager. Her duties include facilitation and oversight of activities related to healthcare professionals participating in OPHP's Monitoring & Advocacy Program. She has over 20 years of clinical experience counseling adults, adolescents, and families. Sally also served as inaugural coordinator for the Franklin County “Drug Court” Program and has created a number of workshops and training presentations on topics ranging from care for the caregiver to creativity in recovery. Sally has a Bachelors of Science in Communications from Ohio University and a Master of Arts in Counseling Ministries from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio. She is a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor.
Rosalie S. Hemphill, MSW
Rosalie joined the staff in 2020 as an OPHP Case Manager. Her duties include facilitation and oversight of activities related to healthcare professionals participating in OPHP's Monitoring & Advocacy Program. She has extensive clinical experience working with professionals with mental health and substance use disorders. She has worked as a Case Manager for the Physicians Health program in Florida and currently is doing research at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital and medical Center, Department of Psychiatry. Rosalie has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Psychology from College of Charleston and a Masters Degree in Social Work from Boston University.
Micah D. Wright, CDCA
Micah joined OPHP in 2019. His duties include facilitation and oversight of activities related to healthcare professionals participating in OPHP's Monitoring & Advocacy Program. Micah holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Kent State University. As a student at Kent State, Micah assisted in psychological assessment research for three years. Micah has experience of both inpatient and outpatient treatment, completing substance use disorder assessments, and developing treatment plans. He also has experience in facilitating professionals relapse prevention groups. Micah is licensed as a chemical dependency counselor assistant.
Jill K. Aitcheme, CDCA
Jill joined OPHP in 2014. As a member of the clinical team, she works with the Medical Director, Clinical Director, and Case Managers to support the delivery of all services of OPHP's Monitoring and Advocacy Program. She coordinates all daily clinical processes and clinical duties of the organization – adhering to established policies. She provides support for all program participants as well as the organization’s extensive monitoring network throughout the state. She is responsible for the compliance reporting of all program participants. Jill has a Bachelor’s Degree in international studies from the University of Kentucky and is a Chemical Dependency Counselors Assistant.
Sydney B. Gale
Marketing and Development Associate
Sydney joined OPHP in 2017. She is responsible for implementing a comprehensive marketing and development initiative. She works with the Executive Director to develop marketing materials such as annual reports, newsletters, e-newsletters, and brochures. She is responsible for maintaining relationships with current donors, cultivating new donors, and establishing relationships with community stakeholders. She manages OPHP's Educational Outreach Program, coordinating events through the state of Ohio and all social media activity for the organization. She has a Bachelor's Degree from The Ohio State University in Communications.
Diene joined OPHP in 2015. She provides comprehensive support to the Executive Director and Medical Director. She prepares meetings minutes, maintains organizational policies and procedures, and other corporate documents for the organization. She provides administrative support to the OPHP Board of Directors, Medical Association Coalition, and the Ohio Physician Wellness Coalition. She coordinates meeting events and provides support for the Directors' activity with the Federation of State Physicians Health Program. Diene holds a Bachelor's Degree from The Ohio State University in International Studies with a minor in French and Public Health and is currently pursuing her Master's Degree from Georgia State University School of Public Health.