Jody Stubler is the Medical Director and Owner of Hope Family Medical Center. She is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and has 28 years experience as a registered nurse specializing in Pediatrics and adult health care in a variety of health care settings. Jody moved to Utah from New York in 1977 after serving in the Belgium/France mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She has been married for 40 years and she and her husband Bill have 5 married children and 20 grandchildren.
Jody graduated from the University of Utah in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She received a Master's in Nursing Education from Walden University in 2009 and a Master's as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Georgetown University in 2014. Jody has taught nursing students at Eagle Gate College, Westminster College and Broadview University and has mentored many student nurses in community nursing. Her clinic accepts and regularly mentors medical assistant students, office assistant students, billing and coding students and Nurse Practitioner students who need clinical hours to complete their training.
"Nursing is an important part of my life and is one of my greatest achievements. Opening the HOPE Family Medical Center and caring for patients is my dream come true. I opened the clinic with the goal to provide quality, affordable medical care for all. At Hope Family Medical Center we believe that although we can't always cure, we can always comfort. My motto “Hope Where Caring and Comfort begin” is a reflection of my deep commitment to providing excellent medical care for all my patients in a holistic environment of caring and comfort.”
Jennifer Lazaro is the Assistant Office Manager at Hope Family Medical Center and has been working at the clinic since February of 2017. She has an Associate’s Degree of Science in Medical Specialties; She graduated with a 4.0, Alpha Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude. She was also on the Dean’s list and Presidents list all through college. Jennifer has worked in the Medical Field 25+ years as a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant), a RNA (Restorative Nursing Assistant), a Recreation Therapist, a MA (Medical Assistant), and has worked with patients in Drug and Alcohol Therapy and Physical Therapy.
She has devoted many years to taking care of Hospice patients. She has also taken courses in social services, office management, pharmacy, and healthcare administration. She came to Hope Family Medical Center in 2016 as an office assistant student to complete her training and clinical hours. Jody and Karen saw her great potential and decided to offer her a position as the office assistant. Since February of 2017 Jennifer has been working as our receptionist, answering phones, making appointments, billing and so much more. Her many skills and extensive knowledge base has been an invaluable asset to our clinic and she was promoted very quickly to Assistant Office Manager.
She is a trustworthy and loving person and cares deeply about our patients. She is the go to person when something needs to be done and will expedite tests, procedures or anything else patients need. Jennifer performs her job with expertise and is without a doubt a valuable member of our care team.Jennifer loves spending time with her family and going on long scenic drives with coffee in hand. She has one granddaughter who is her little love and she can’t get enough of her.
She states “If I didn’t have to work, I wouldspend all day just cuddling her.” Her favorite team is the Raiders and she decorated her home office in Raider’s memorabilia and colors. Her biggest aspiration is to become a mortician. Until she decides to go back to school we are blessed to have Jennifer working with us and we couldn’t be happier that she decided to take our offer.