Your partner in complete medical and behavioral care.
With the addition of medical services, Aspire Indiana Health, Inc. is the ideal medical home for anyone. Our array of services not only connects medical and behavioral health, but also integrates programs focused on human services like housing and employment.
Aspire is excited to add this service to Anderson, Elwood, Carmel and Indianapolis (our Willowbrook location) and their surrounding communities. We continue to strive to be your partner in complete medical and behavioral health care.
Appointments may be made for:
- acute health needs (e.g., bronchitis, sinusitis
- chronic health needs (e.g., diabetes, high blood pressure)
- physical exams
- well child exams
- blood draws
- in-office quick tests (e.g., strep testing)
- other health care concerns you may have
In office testing includes:
- accucheck (for blood sugar check)
- urine pregnancy testing
- microalbumin urine testing (testing for protein in the urine)
- streptococcal testing (strep throat)
- hemoccult (testing for blood in stool)
- urine dip (testing for infection or blood in urine)
- flu testing (testing for influenza during flu season)
Office hours at Aspire Indiana Health, Inc. are:
- 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.
- We will be closed from 12:00pm to 12:30pm for lunch
After hours and on weekends:
If you have an urgent or emergent health care need, we recommend that you contact your local Emergency Department directly. If there is a problem that can be answered over the phone, you have a question about a medicine you received, or you are having a change in symptoms, please call the access line at (877) 574-1254. The on-call physician can address your concern or question, and may suggest that you contact the Aspire Indiana Health, Inc. the next business day or make an appointment to be seen.
For more detailed information please click on our brochure.
You can contact us at one of the following locations:
- 215 W 19th Street
- Anderson, IN 46016
- office: (765) 393-3891
- fax: (765) 393-3892
- 10731 SR 13, Elwood, IN 46036
- office: (765) 552-5009
- fax: (765) 552-8347
- 697 Pro-Med Lane, Carmel, IN 46032
- office: 317-574-0055
- 2506 Willowbrook Parkway, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN
- office: 317-257-3903
Aspire Indiana Health is proud to introduce its Healthy Beginnings program to provide quality healthcare in Madison County, with a focus on mothers to be, new mothers, and infants. We are now providing obstetric and prenatal care to women to help them be as healthy as possible before, during, and after pregnancy. Healthy Beginnings is part of the Indiana State Department of Health’s Safety Pin Program aimed at preventing infant mortality across the state. Through this program, Aspire Indiana Health is also now offering education on how to keep babies safe and healthy up to their first birthday. Please call us today to find out more about this program, which includes some free safety products for newborns.
Executive Director, Aspire Indiana Health, Inc.
Jerry Landers thought he was simply going to work as a part-time night-shift residential coach in the summer of 1993. But once he got involved in the challenging and gratifying work of the mental health organization and started helping residential patients with their mental illnesses, he signed on for a full-time job.
Landers holds a Master of Science degree, Master of Business Administration degree and is a certified occupancy specialist for HUD. As a self proclaimed “Lifelong Learner”, he continues to seek out new learning opportunities and is currently finishing his Doctorate in Business Administration. For nearly a decade, he worked in residential programs in various roles, which was invaluable when he was given the opportunity to develop and lead the Center for Mental Health’s Gradual Re-Integration Program, which provides residential-style services in a community setting. Later, he served as manager of the Center’s Elwood and Noblesville offices and began managing business development functions of the organization. Landers implemented the Center’s HIV program, which is now, geographically, the largest HIV program in the state of Indiana. He also championed the expansion of behavioral health services in Elwood, including the construction of a larger facility.
Over time, Landers directed the Center’s expansion into Hamilton County. For three years prior to the Center for Mental Health’s merger with BehaviorCorp in 2009, Landers served as the Center’s vice president of finance and business development. After the merger, which resulted in a new company name, he continued as Aspire Indiana’s Chief Development Officer.
Landers has spent the majority of his professional career working with and developing programs that serve the needs of the homeless population. Landers has helped develop Shelter Plus Care services for the seriously mentally ill, Emergency Solutions Grant services for the homeless, has a long running “Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness” (PATH) program, helps support Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) services, and championed the expansion of the Support Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program. Landers also serves as a SAMHSA Peer Reviewer for Housing, HIV and Integrated Care grant applications.
As the Executive Director for Aspire Indiana Health, Inc, Landers’ focus is now on the integration of behavioral and primary health care into one unified process which can best be summarized as a "No Wrong Door” approach. Under Landers' direction, Aspire Indiana Health was launched in 2015 with sites in Anderson, Elwood, Carmel, and Indianapolis and served over 1,000 clients in its first year.
Landers and his wife, Rachel, live in Anderson. Together they have three children, two at home and the oldest currently serving in the US Military.
Sydney Ehmke is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner who has been practicing in the Indianapolis area for over 20 years. Completing her training at IU School of Nursing and Indiana Wesleyan, Syd has always advocated for the underserved as evidenced by the programs she developed to serve her patients. In addition to providing patient care and other activities, she has administered programs, and has become involved with the business side of healthcare, receiving her MBA from Butler University in 2011. Syd believes in preventing illness before it requires treatment, and coaches her patients and staff with those same ideals. The proud mother of three, Syd and her husband enjoy family activities, outdoor adventures, and traveling everywhere.
Dr. Karen Iseminger, PhD, ANP-BC, FNP, is an adult and family nurse practitioner with Aspire Indiana Health, a tenured professor of nursing and an affiliated professor with the Center for Aging and Community at the University of Indianapolis. She received her PhD is from SUNY in Buffalo, MA in philosophy with an emphasis on healthcare ethics. Dr. Iseminger has 18 publications in which she champions her interests in “quality of life”, “nursing presence”, and “moral courage”. She employs these concepts in her practice, teaching and research by promoting patient-centered holistic care especially for vulnerable populations. As a founding member of the Indiana Patient Preferences Coalition, she championed POLST/POST legislation to Indiana. She provides and ethics and patient advocacy consultation service to the NRG (nrgoncology.org), a division of the National Cancer Institute.
Ardrienne Thompson is a certified family nurse practitioner who has been practicing in the Indianapolis area for over 15 years. Working as a critical care nurse before becoming a nurse practitioner, has aided her in developing a deep appreciation of caring for others. Ardrienne believes strongly that we should always care for others the way we ourselves would like to be cared for. Caring for patients in this manor has afforded Ardrienne the opportunity to develop close relationships with many of her patients over the years. She enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends as well as singing in local bands as a jazz vocalist throughout Central Indiana.