Megan Peisert, LMSW, Social Services Director
Megan majored in Social Work as an undergrad at Olivet Nazarene University, then earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from MSU. Megan has been a part of Team Dobie since 2011 and her primary area of interest is end of life care and helping those who may be suffering with the behavioral symptoms associated with dementia. Megan loves working at Dobie Road because we truly reflect our mission statement: Dedicated to Improving Lives.
Elyse Linstid, LLMSW, Rehabilitation Services Social Worker/Discharge Planner
Elyse graduated graduated from Michigan State University with a Masters in Social Work, specializing in Gerontology, and started at Dobie in March of 2008. Elyse has always been drawn to working with mature adults and seniors and loves working at Dobie. She feels her co-workers are very supportive and caring not only toward patients and residents, but also to each other, which gives a sense of family.
Brandy Quinn, BA, Rehabilitation Services Social Worker/Discharge Planner
Brandy graduated from Siena Heights University in 2016 with a degree in Community Service. She has worked at Dobie since 2007 and has had the opportunity to work in multiple departments including: Dietary, Nursing, Admissions and now Social Services. “Our number one focus is always the patient, ” says Brandy, “and we all do whatever we can to improve their lives, that is why I love working here at Dobie!”
Jaclyn Cartwright, LLBSW, Rehabilitation Services & Long Term Care Social Worker
Jaclyn graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Saginaw Valley State University in 2013. She went into social work initially to work with children, until her senior year of college when she discovered her love for gerontology during an internship at a commission on aging. “It opened my eyes to the unmet needs in this population, and I felt compelled to help,” Jaclyn said. On why she loves working at Dobie, Jacklyn said “Immediately upon starting here, I could tell that the residents were the number one focus, and that the staff works as a team to make sure that doesn’t change.”