Nurse Practitioners and Physician's Assistants
Meet our Medical Staff
Meet the Staff at the Lung Institute
Jessica Reed, ARNP – Clinical Operations Director
Jessica Reed, ARNP, works with the Lung Institute team to provide patients with cellular therapy for their lung disease. Prior to working at the Lung Institute, Ms. Reed worked at GMS West Coast where she was responsible for adult and geriatric primary patient care as well as management of office staff. Before GMS, she acted as a preceptor at Shands Hospital in Gainesville for nursing students as well as cared for high-risk antepartum patients in the Labor and Delivery Unit.
Patricia Paradis, APRN – Scottsdale, AZ
Patricia Paradis, APRN, is key to providing patients with cellular therapys at our Lung Institute Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ. Before working at the Lung Institute, Ms. Paradis worked as a family nurse practitioner at PainStop Clinic in Phoenix where she specialized in the treatment of pain control for a number of medical conditions. She was also a nurse practitioner at Black Canyon Community Medical Center where she delivered high-quality and compassionate care to low-income patients.
Melissa Rubio, PhD, APRN – Dallas, TX
Melissa Rubio, PhD, APRN, works with the Lung Institute team in Dallas, TX, to provide patients with cellular therapy for their lung disease. Dr. Rubio also serves as a visiting professor at DeVry University’s Chamberlain College of Nursing. Prior to starting with the Lung Institute she served as a family nurse practitioner with Pleasant Ridge Internal Medicine in Arlington, TX. Dr. Rubio has published papers in medical journals and brings over 15 years of nursing experience to RMS.
Haylee Morphew, APN – Nashville, TN
Haylee Morphew, APN, works with the Lung Institute team in Franklin, TN, to provide patients with cellular therapy for their lung disease. Prior to working at the Lung Institute, Ms. Morphew worked at UrgentMD in Hermitage, TN, where she provided urgent care for walk-in patients and managed acute illness and disease prevention. Before UrgentMD, she provided general and preventative care, conducted check-ups, treated illnesses, ordered lab tests and prescribed medication at Right Care Clinic in Lewisburg, TN.
Dezi Zevin, PA – Tampa, FL
Dezi Zevin, PA, works with the Lung Institute team in Tampa, FL, to provide cellular therapy to patients with lung disease. Before working at the Lung Institute, Ms. Zevin worked as a physician’s assistant at Bayside Urgent Care where her duties included performing physical exams, ordering labs, interpreting labs, developing treatment plans, and performing a wide range of procedures. Prior to working at Bayside Urgent Care, Ms. Zevin worked at Florida Orthopedic Institute where she performed orthopedic consultations and procedures, including joint aspirations, injections, and she performed orthopedic stem cell procedures.