Meet Our Team
Dr. Wendy Mehaffey, D.C.
A board-certified chiropractic physician since 2004; holding a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Logan College.
Being a lifelong athlete, Dr. Wendy was naturally drawn towards the sports side of chiropractic care. She obtained her Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner certification in 2005. She continued her post-graduate course work in 2017 with the International Federation of Sports Chiropractic, becoming certified as an International Sports Chiropractor. Currently, she partners with the University of Vermont, providing their athletes care.
Additionally, Dr. Mehaffey is one of only a few chiropractors in Vermont certified in Advanced Integrative Dry Needling, which helps with repairing tissue dysfunction and trigger points, making it a natural complement to care. Dr. Mehaffey also holds a Mathematics degree from St. Michael's College.
Dr. Alyssa Strassel, D.C.
Dr. Alyssa has been working with Epic Wellness since early 2017. She grew up in Buffalo, NY and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Buffalo. Early in life, Dr. Alyssa experienced the benefits of proper nutrition and chiropractic care. Naturally, she was driven to a career in alternative health. She pursued her doctorate at New York Chiropractic College and graduated in 2016. Dr. Alyssa’s passion is sharing the benefits of chiropractic and nutrition to her community, friends and family. In her free time, you’ll find her reviewing current nutrition research, hanging out with her dog Char, skiing, and weight training.
Dr. John Glemb, D.C.
From an early age, John has been involved in a variety sports such as soccer, basketball, golf, football, baseball, skiing and snowboarding. Being this active, he learned to take care of his body in order to play each season and perform optimally. Dr. John Glemb graduated summa cum laude from New York Chiropractic College and was inducted into the Phi Chi Omega Honor Society. Dr. John has continued his studies with postgraduate work in the field of sports medicine. In spring of 2018, he became a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP). John enjoys spending his free time snowboarding, training, reading, studying and hiking with his dog, Charlie.
Dr. Erik Vose, D.C.
Dr. Vose treats patients for a range of conditions from sports injuries to chronic pain by focusing on the entire musculoskeletal system. He treats patients in the Middlebury and Burlington areas and has worked with Epic Wellness since early 2018. Dr. Vose is also currently the Vice President of the Vermont Chiropractic Association and is dedicated to increasing access to chiropractic care for Vermonters as well as ensuring that the Chiropractic profession continues to gain relevance in the realm of healthcare by leading the health and wellness movement. When Erik isn’t on adventures with his wife and two young girls, he likes to spend his time on his mountain bike or snowboard and still aspires to be a drummer in a rock & roll band.
Physical Therapist & Massage Therapist
An Old Dominion University graduate of Physical Therapy in 1985, Andrea Lemnah has over 30 years of experience in the bodywork field. Andrea practices craniosacral therapy, lymph drainage, shiatsu, & acupressure. Andrea has been both studying and practicing meditation for many years and is also well versed in energy work (Reiki & healing touch). She is a lover of nature and all it's creatures. Andrea, her husband and animals reside in Starksboro.
Epic Wellness welcomed Joseph to our team in 2014. Joseph has practiced yoga and martial arts since 1999, becoming a instructor in each in 2009 and 2006 respectively. Joseph holds a Swedish Massage certification from Touchstone Healing Arts and has been a practicing massage therapist since 2011.
Christine has been a licensed Massage Therapist since 2006. She enjoys practicing in a variety of settings including spas, chiropractic offices and public venues. In her free time, Christine enjoys hiking, running and cooking vegan meals.
Lauren Dube, CMT
Lauren has been with Epic Wellness since 2012. As a Certified Massage Therapist, Lauren began working with Epic Wellness providing onsite chair massage. Having grown with the company, and having put in many massage hours, Lauren took over the role of Operations Manager in 2015. Her passion for providing accessible care in the workplace is now brought to life in supporting the chiropractors and massage therapists that work with Epic Wellness. When she isn’t wearing the Epic hat, Lauren loves seeing live music, playing in the snow, and being a closeted cat-lady.
Sarah has been the Billing Manager at Epic Wellness and has been with the Epic Team since 2014. A local native, Sarah was born and raised in Jeffersonville, VT. She met her husband, Matt, while attending Saint Michael’s College. In 2007, she graduated with a degree in Business Administration. She now reside in Fairfax with their three young children. Sarah is passionate about health, fitness and being outdoors. In her free time, when she isn’t chasing/chauffeuring her children around she enjoys a hot cup of coffee and catching up with friends.
Megan has been a Billing Specialist with the Epic Wellness team since 2015. She comes with 16 years of billing experience with the University of Vermont Medical Center. She specializes in Medicare and Medicaid billing. Anyone who can decipher government billing stands in a class of their own!
Megan is originally from New York but happily calls Vermont home. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her two boys and husband. She loves camping, hiking or a day at the beach. She loves all that Vermont offers for outdoor activities.
Laura Rice, PHR
As Epic has grown over the last couple years, we have remained dedicated to providing excellent customer support. With that, Laura was brought on to form a new role with Epic Wellness in the fall of 2018 as Corporate Development Manager. Laura met the team at Epic Wellness as a corporate customer and quickly saw the advantage of offering onsite care. Laura spent over 12 years working in Human Resources; starting as a recruiter and working her way up to HR manager. When Laura isn’t working, she can be found spending time with her husband and two kids outdoors or playing a board game. If not at work or with her family, you can usually find her working on her scrapbook or latest crafting adventure.
Jamie has been a Billing Specialist with Epic since early 2018. Jamie graduated from Grantham University at the top of her class with an associate’s degree in medical coding and billing. She comes to us with two years of experience as a pediatric coder and biller. Jamie is a native Vermonter and currently resides in Vergennes, VT with her husband Jeff and four children. She enjoys traveling around the country with her family. Jamie is also a homeschooling mother, Girl Scout leader and military spouse.