Michigan Health Professional Recovery Program

Telephone: (800) 453-3784
Fax: (248) 519-0373
PO Box 842
TroyMI 48099-0842
United States


  • Carolyn Batchelor, LMSW Program Director
  • Carl Christensen, MD, PhD, cMRO Medical Director
  • Elissa Jajou, LMSW Program Administrator
  • Josephine Holmes, LPC Senior Program Coordinator
  • Megan Todd, MA Program Coordinator
  • Rebecca Taube, LMSW Program Coordinator
  • Kayla Dadswell, LMSW Program Coordinator
  • Hannah Leavy, LMSW Senior Case Manager
  • Jennifer Goethals, LMSW Senior Case Manager
  • Christina Nickels, MS Senior Case Manager
  • Alyssa Atkins, Administrative Compliance Officer
  • Alexa Harnack, LPC Case Manager
  • Courtney Spurgeon, LLMSW Case Manager
  • Mary Corbeill, LLMSW Case Manager
  • Nada Atoui, LLMSW Case Manager
  • Patricia Alfaro, LLMSW Case Manager
  • Alma Supuk, MSW Case Manager
  • Allison Stoddard, LMSW Intake Manager
  • Danielle Swantek, LMSW Intake Manager
  • Kaitlyn Leger, LLPC Intake Manager
  • Robert Marshall, LLMSW Intake Manager

Program Structure

This program is operated by:

  • Other: HPRP is administered by a private-sector contractor under the direction of the Health Professional Recovery Program Committee (a multi-disciplinary committee) and the Bureau of Health Care Services in the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA). 

Does this program have a formal contractual relationship with the state medical board?

  • Other: The State of Michigan's Health Professional Recovery Program (HPRP) was established in 1994 by legislation. This program is administered through a contract with the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs/Bureau of Health Care Services and is supported by various health professional licensing boards and the associations and societies of the health professionals in the state. The HPRP supports the recovery of participants so they may safely return to practice and protect the safety of the general public. 

Program Services

Types of disease, illness, or conditions monitored:

  • Substance Use
  • Mental health
  • Behavioral health problems
  • Sexual misconduct and /or boundary violations

Populations served:

  • Physicians – M.D.
  • Physicians – D.O.
  • Families of physicians
  • Medical students
  • Dentists
  • Residents
  • Psychologists
  • Podiatrists
  • Nurses
  • Physician assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Veterinarians
  • Other


Primary sources of funding for this program:

  • State licensing agency

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·        Jacquelyn Golden, Intake Manager