A member of our Neurology team, Maria Gonzales, FNP-C, is a nurse practitioner who works closely with neurologists and other clinical staff to assess, diagnose and treat patients with neurological conditions such as stroke, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease and chronic headache. Born and reared in the Philippines, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing before emigrating to the United States in 2005. She practiced 17 years in healthcare settings in New York. In 2017 she joined Trinity Health, where she cared for patients in the Emergency/Trauma Center before completing her Master of Science degree in Advanced Nurse Practice from Walden University, Minneapolis. Maria is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She enjoys traveling when she’s not taking care of patients.
Jayme Lynn Burman, CNM, ARNP
A certified nurse midwife, Jayme Burman provides general obstetric and gynecological care to women throughout their lifespan. With clinical interests in both natural and medical approaches to care, she works collaboratively with physicians and other members of the Ob/Gyn team to offer compassionate, holistic care to empower women on their journey to motherhood. A Missouri native, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Graceland University’s Iowa campus and received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Kansas School of Nursing, Kansas City, graduating with a post-master’s certificate in nurse midwifery. While at KU she served two years as a graduate teaching assistant, teaching up to 200 students per year. She has extensive nurse midwifery experience, practicing in mostly rural settings in Missouri and Iowa. A member of the American College of Nurse Midwives, she enjoys walking and spending time with her family and dog, Baby.
Mary Sadler, FNP-C
A nurse practitioner in Trinity’s Neurology Department, Mary Sadler, FNP-C, works closely with neurologists and other clinical staff to assess, diagnose and treat patients with neurological illnesses and injuries. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1998 from Minot State University and practiced 10 years with Trinity Health in the Rehabilitation, Ortho/Neuro and Emergency/Trauma departments. In 2010 she received her Master of Science/Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Mary in Bismarck. Since then she has served patients in family practice and emergency settings, most recently serving as an Occupational Health/Family Practice nurse practitioner with Sanford Health. She’s a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the North Dakota Nurse Practitioners Association, the American Academy of Neurology and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Erica Riordan, MSN, CNM
A certified nurse midwife, Erica Riordan, MSN, CNM, provides general obstetric and gynecological care for women, as well as contraception counseling and preventive medicine. The Illinois native earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Aurora University in Illinois and received a Master of Science in Nursing with a focus on midwifery from Frontier Nursing University, Hyden, Ky. Her experience includes 10 years working as on obstetrics nurse at Illinois Valley Community Hospital. She also was associated with Birth Care Staffing, an agency that assists hospitals in fulfilling specialized nursing needs. She is a member of the American College of Nurse Midwives and Midwives Alliance of North America.
Rosina Medel, MD
Rosina Medel, MD, is a neurologist board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Medel provides specialized care for patients dealing with the full spectrum of neurological disorders affecting the brain, nervous system, peripheral nerves and muscles. She received her early medical training in the Philippines, earning a nursing degree and later a medical doctorate from the University of Perpetual Help System. She migrated to the United States, where she completed a preliminary residency in Internal Medicine at Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY. She fulfilled her Neurology residency and performed a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at JFK Medical Center in Edison, NJ, where she served as chief resident her final year and earned numerous awards for academic and clinical excellence. Dr. Medel is a member of the American Academy of Neurology.
Gloria Berg, MSN, CNM
A certified nurse midwife, Gloria has a master’s degree in nursing from Case Western University in Cleveland, OH, and nurse midwifery credentials from the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing at Hayden, KY. She is certified through the American College of Nurse Midwives. Gloria has worked labor and delivery and has been providing care to women in Minot since 1982. Her care has come full circle as she is now caring for women she helped in delivery years ago.