Collinsville, Oklahoma
May 31, 2013
Arubah Clinic News
Dr. Renae Bernard Is New Medical Director

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Arubah Announces New Board and Medical Director

Arubah continues to increase its ability to provide free comprehensive medical care to those in need

COLLINSVILLE – May 20th, 2013 Arubah is excited to announce the induction of 5 new members to its Board of Directors, and its partnership with a national consultant, Hiller and Servaites, to develop a 5 year strategic plan. Arubah’s Executive Director, Hilary Nicholson states, ‘there is a significant need for Arubah to increase its hours of operation and the services we provide, to meet the growing needs in our community. The collective expertise of our new Board will be a great asset in this pursuit.’

New Directors
Dr Brad Beasley DPM, CWS
Josh Chesney, Associate and Lead Designer at Cyntergy AEC
Pam Polk, City of Collinsville City Manager
Barb Risenhoover, CEO Advantage Glass,
Ken Underwood, Attorney at Law

Arubah proudly welcomes Dr Renae Bernard as their new Medical Director. Dr. Bernard is a board certified and fellowship trained emergency department physician since 2009. She currently works in the emergency department at St Francis Health System. She teaches Residents, Physician Assistants and Paramedics when they rotate through the emergency department and also ultrasonography use in emergency medicine. Dr. Bernard serves because she believes Arubah is an amazing faith based organization trying to help a community in need.

Arubah wants to thank and fully recognize Dr Michael Thomas, M.D. as their founding Medical Director and honor him for his 2 ½ years of service!

Arubah is now partnering with the Oklahoma Dental Foundation to provide free dental services. These services will be launching summer 2013 and will serve to fill a significant need that has not been addressed up to this point, for the uninsured in our area.

As Arubah continues to see rapid growth, it is excited to be partnering with individuals, businesses, churches, and foundations to raise the needed funds for vital services in the greater Green Country community. Here are a few ways to consider supporting Arubah.
Join us August 24th for our 5K and 1 mile fun run @ Collinsville Founders Day.
Sponsor a patient, a family or an entire room at the clinic.

‘Tri-for Arubah’ is a creative effort going on now, until November of 2013. A local athlete is using his IronMan Triathlon adventure to raise funds and awareness for Arubah. Each dollar donated is being matched by a generous local businessman!

You can support this and all of the current exciting community driven events going on at Arubah at our website

Arubah Community Clinic is a 501(C)(3) tax-exempt organization. Arubah Community Clinic is privately supported and does not seek or rely on government funds or third-party reimbursements, such as Medicaid or Medicare. All Board Members of Arubah Community Clinic work pro bono and therefore 100% of your donations go directly to Arubah Community Clinic and the services it provides.

Arubah Community Clinic exists to provide free care with dignity to restore the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health of those uninsured in the Owasso and Collinsville area. The clinic, located at 1021 West Main Street, in Collinsville, Oklahoma, has been open and serving patients of Green Country since November of 2011.

To learn more about Arubah Community Clinic please visit
-- Submitted By Misty Maxwell 5/31/2013