Dr. Vozza is board-certified in general adult internal medicine and palliative/hospice Care. She completed medical school at St. George's University in Grenada, West Indies, and trained in general medicine and womens health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City.
Dr. Vozza is well-respected by her colleagues as a leading medical professional. She serves as a fellow of the American College of Physicians, and is currently the President of the Texas Chapter of the American College of Physicians. She is also a core faculty member for the residency program at Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center, as well as chief of staff at Select Specialty Hospital. Dr. Vozza keeps her skills sharp by attending multiple continuing education seminars throughout the year.
Dedicated to inspiring the next generation of doctors to become compassionate and competent medical professionals, Dr. Vozza teaches residents at Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center and is involved with medical students through the General Internal Medicine Statewide Preceptorship Program in Texas. She also volunteers her time and expertise at the Alpine Compassion Clinic in Longview. She was recently awarded the Distinguished Faculty of the Year Award for her work with the Residency Program at Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center.
Dr. Vozza's guiding philosophy is to provide the highest quality of care in a pleasant, patient-centered environment. She is deeply connected to the East Texas area and hosts a monthly “Walk with a Doc” event at the Paul Boorman Trail, in partnership with the Texas Medical Association. Held during the first Sunday of the month, she shares medical knowledge and exercises with those who attend.
Dr. Vozza is concerned about the quality of today’s healthcare. This is why her practice is involved with a local ACO or Accountable Care Organization. She is helping to make sure that medical practices use their resources to best benefit the patient.
Dr. Vozza and her staff are involved in the CMS Initiative of Million Hearts. This is a 5 year initiative through Medicare to reduce the number of heart attacks and strokes. Brookridge began this initiative in 2016.
In her spare time, Dr. Vozza enjoys traveling and spending time with her two children and four dogs.
Amy Hicks completed her nursing degree at UT Tyler in 2001. She received her Nurse Practitioner Masters Degree from Walden University in August of 2015 She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in Nursing. She spent 13 years at Good Shepherd Medical Center working on the medical and telemetry units where she gained valuable experience. Before coming to Brookridge Internal Medicine in October 2017, Amy worked for a couple of years in a private practice neurology office and is a member of the Texas Neurology Society.
Amy graduated from Hallsville High School in Hallsville and is married to her high school sweetheart. She has two awesome children who are very active and attends their activities. She and her family enjoy going to the movies, anything outdoors and they have a great love for animals and their pets. They currently have two dogs, a cat, and a rabbit. She is an active member of Mobberly Baptist Church.
Nancy Yarnell is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner at Brookridge Internal Medicine Associates, PA in
Longview Texas. She has been a registered nurse for 22 years and has worked in all facets of nursing. She received her Masters in Science, NP degree from Walden University and her Bachelors in Nursing
from East Texas Baptist University in Marshall Texas. She is married and has 3 girls. She is actively
involved with the her daughters activities at Carthage High School. They love horses and ride frequently.
Nancy and her family are members of the First Baptist Church in Carthage.