Meet Our Staff

Return to Work Coordinators

Elizabeth Atkins, MSW

Return to Work Coordinator

Return to Work Coordinator and CSW Social Worker in the Lexington Market – Elizabeth has a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree of Social Work.  She has been with Saint Joseph Health for six years and has previous experience working at the University of Kentucky Medical Center Department of Internal Medicine, the Markey Cancer Center, and as a school counselor with at-risk youth. 

Bethaney A. Curry, MPA, MSOT, OTR/L

Return to Work Coordinator

Return to Work Coordinator and Employment & Assistive Technology Specialist at the University of Kentucky Human Development Institute – As an occupational therapist, Bethaney has experience with upper extremity rehabilitation, higher education and community outreach. Her passion lies in assisting people to live their best life. Bethaney has extensive knowledge in Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCEs) and work conditioning/work hardening programs. Prior to joining the RETAIN Team, Bethaney was an Employment Specialist with Supported Employment Alliance where she was successful at helping people enter or return to the workforce.

Daphne Desrochers, CMA

Return to Work Coordinator

Return to Work Coordinator and Population Health Assistant with CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners – Daphne is a Certified Medical Assistant that has worked in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Population Health Management, and RETAIN. Daphne’s passion is to serve by helping out in any way possible, even if it is just an ear to listen.

Michelle Graham-Smith, LSW, LCADC

Return to Work Coordinator

Return to Work Coordinator and Out Patient Care Coordinator in the Louisville Market – Michelle has a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling.  She has 7 years of experience working with adolescents and adults with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders and 14 years of experience working in case management in the human services field.  

Dorothy Lockhart, MBA, MSN, RN, CCTC

Return to Work Supervisor

Return to Work Supervisor and Market Director for Outpatient Care Management at CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners – Prior to joining Health Partners, Dorothy was the Director of Cardio-Thoracic Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support at the University of Kentucky. Her professional experience spanning over twenty years includes ACO management, value-based care management, transplantation, skilled nursing, community health, insurance case management and utilization review.

Sherria Robinson, BSN, RN

Return to Work Supervisor

Return to Work Coordinator and Population Health Coach with CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners since February 2017 – Prior to joining CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners, Sherria served as Nurse Administrator for The Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs for Kentucky for 4 years. The majority of Sherria’s 17-year nursing career was with Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness as a Community Health Nurse and Nurse Supervisor. Her professional experience includes community and public health across the lifespan and adult mental and behavioral health.

Project Staff

Shirley A. Kron

Employer Liaison/ Leadership Team

Division Director for the CHI Medical Group­ – Shirley is responsible for directing, planning and coordinating the operations and program development of employer-based services throughout state. She is a certified Occupational Health Nurse Consultant (COHN-S) with 40 years of experience in nursing, including rehabilitation and care management. Shirley provides consultative services to enhance program development including clinic services, marketing, case management, and network expansion.