Amy Borum joins us as a Registered Nurse. She graduated from The University of TN Martin and Austin Peay State University and has 17 years of experience in emergency medicine, correctional medicine, endoscopy and orthopedics. Amy and her husband Clint have two kids, Gauge and Reagan.
She enjoys family time, hunting, watching her daughter’s softball and cheer competitions and listening to her son’s guitar. She is excited to start this new journey, learning and discovering the art of functional medicine.
Brooke Blackburn is a Tennessee native who started in the medical field as a candy striper. In 2015, she earned her AEMT (Advanced Emergency Tech) Certification from Columbia State Community College. Her experience ranges from physician offices to EMS at Maury Regional Medical Center.
In 2015, she earned her AEMT (Advanced Emergency Medical Tech) through additional training and plans to further her education at nursing school. When not at work, Brooke enjoys spending time with her 3 children and friends who have become family. Camping, local festivals, school sports, competition cheer and tumbling are just a few of the activities that they enjoy together.
Anne Segebarth is a Registered Nurse. She graduated from Aquinas College here in Nashville in 2015. Over the next five years, she worked at St. Thomas West Hospital in Advanced Heart Failure and Interventional Radiology. She is excited to join the team at Sanctuary after having been a patient here herself for several years. She has found answers and healing through the care she has received here and is excited to be a part of that for others with her uniquely personal perspective. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her fiancé, playing with her sweet nephew, and having relaxing game nights with good friends. Most weekends you can find her hiking, at a Farmer’s Market, or grocery shopping at Trader Joe’s.
Amy Loessy joins us as a Registered Nurse. She graduated Georgia College and State University and has worked in a variety of surgical areas as a pre-operative and PACU nurse. Amy is passionate about the functional medicine approach and is grateful to be working in a setting with the same mindset. In May 2020, she decided to pursue a health coaching certification from Vanderbilt University, in hopes to help patients adapt to new diagnoses and lifestyle changes. Amy moved to Nashville from Atlanta in 2018, and recently married her husband May 2021. They enjoy any live music events, hiking and traveling.
Patient Support Coordinator
Marlene eagerly joins Sanctuary with the goal of making each patient feel cared for, respected and given the attention that quality health care promises.
Marlene is originally from New Jersey and has lived in Tennessee for 30 years. After earning a Certification in Youth Ministry from Seton Hall University in New Jersey in 1986 she moved on to work for the Archdiocese of Miami, Florida and then landed in Tennessee to raise her family.
Marlene’s health care experience has been varied over the years, from working at DCI Donor Services, Physical Therapy to Cardiac Telemetry
Masters of Nutrition
Kira Whitham, Nutritionist at Sanctuary Functional Medicine, holds a Master’s in Health and Nutrition Education from Hawthorn University, as well as an additional 30 hours of training through the School of Applied Functional Medicine and IFM.
She combines the principles of holistic nutrition and functional medicine to help people bring their bodies back to their intended state of wellness. She is a firm believer in the healing power of food and works hard to help her clients improve their relationship with food while gaining an understanding of what nourishes and depletes the body.
Kimberly Garrard is Texas native who has wanted to serve others in a meaningful way as long as she can remember. She earned her LPN degree from the Tennessee College of Applied Technology and has experience working as a certified nurse assistant, doula, midwife assistant, nanny, and elderly caregiver.
Kimberly has seen first hand the value of taking a functional medicine approach to care–healing ailments at their root causes through a combination of natural and clinical remedies.
Kimberly enjoys spending time with her her nine nieces and nephews, talking about Texas, watching football and photography.