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IU Health Ball Memorial Physicians Family Medicine Residency Center

Muncie

At the Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency Center, we offer a team of medical professionals to ensure you and your family receive the best care possible. Our highly skilled physicians and team members provide you and your family comprehensive care for all phases of life. We promote healthy lifestyles, preventative medicine and provide quality personalized care to each family member.

CenteringPregnancy

The Family Medicine Residency Center at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital has partnered with CenteringPregnancy to provide a better way to get prenatal care through interactive learning, support from other expectant mothers and more time with your physician.

CenteringPregnancy provides group prenatal care for a small group of women due around the same time. Expectant moms will be scheduled for 10 group prenatal visits of 90 minutes each in addition to the initial prenatal exam and visit with their primary care physician. The CenteringPregnancy visits are a fun and interactive visit that empowers women to be more involved with their own health during their pregnancy. The group prenatal visits involve women completing health assessments, meeting with a physician for a personal interview apart from the group, an interactive discussion, and lots of time for developing great relationships with other expectant mothers that often endure well past the pregnancy.

We provide healthy snacks and child care at each session as we understand the demands of being a busy mom and the need for great prenatal care. The interactive discussions will cover everything from nutrition and exercise in pregnancy, common discomforts of pregnancy, stress management, preparing siblings for the new baby, labor and delivery, breastfeeding and infant care.  

Members of the group often form lasting friendships and benefit one another through their common experience. We hope to have you join one of our CenteringPregnancy groups.  Contact us today at 765.747.3141 to schedule a new OB intake appointment.

Physicians

Your care will be overseen by one of the associate directors for the Family Medicine Residency listed below. Our highly skilled physicians also work with residents, who are physicians completing training for three years at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital specifically in the area of Family Medicine. They are studying the latest treatments guided by research and will only add to the high level of care you’ll receive as one of our patients.

Meet the Family Medicine Residents

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Team

  • Ryan Brown, MD Family Medicine

    Ryan Brown, MD

    Associate Director Dr. Brown, an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, believes family medicine allows him ample opportunities for healing and community involvement while keeping special interests in hospital medicine, sports medicine and information systems. Dr. Brown enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters and taking trips to art museums.

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  • Jennifer Bunch, MD Family Medicine

    Jennifer Bunch, MD

    Committed to caring for patients of all ages, Senior Associate Director Dr. Bunch’s clinical interest areas include women’s health (including obstetrics), pediatrics, global health and endoscopy. In her free time, Dr. Bunch enjoys taking walks with her husband and daughters and playing tennis.

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  • Melanie Schreiner, MD Family Medicine

    Melanie Schreiner, MD

    Associate Director Dr. Schreiner is dedicated to increasing access to care for the residents of Delaware County and loves to participate in community outreach health events.  Her areas of interest include women’s healthcare and obstetrics, office procedures, and pediatrics. She enjoys spending time with her daughter Nora and biking on the Cardinal Greenway.

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  • Christian Shue, DO Family Medicine

    Christian Shue, DO

    As an Associate Director, Dr. Shue appreciates the opportunity to teach, learn and work with the faculty, residents and staff of the IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency Center. With more than 20 years of military experience, Dr. Shue, also serves as a flight surgeon in the Indiana Air National Guard. He enjoys sports, fishing, reading and time with his wife Carrie and children.

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  • Justin Whitt, MD Family Medicine

    Justin Whitt, MD

    Program Director Dr. Whitt loves teaching and spending time with residents and students as well as building lasting relationships with his patients. His clinical interests include full-spectrum patient-centered care, and procedures. He enjoys spending time outdoors camping with his wife and three kids and also likes woodworking and home improvement.

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  • Jennifer Wilson, MD Family Medicine

    Jennifer Wilson, MD

    With a passion for family medicine and medical mission trips, Associate Director Dr. Wilson has spent time proving medical care in Mexico, Haiti, Rwanda and Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina. Her areas of special interest include international medicine, tropical medicine, underserved medicine and urgent and emergency medicine. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her niece Ella, traveling, Colts football and IU basketball.

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  • Linda Daniel, PhD Family Medicine

    Linda Daniel, PhD

    With 17 years of experience in neuropsychology, Dr. Daniel, Director of Behavioral Science, feels that her job with IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency Center is the most rewarding position available for a teacher-clinician because of the amazing residents they recruit every year. In her free time, she takes care of an old-fashioned flower garden and historic home. She loves showing residents all the fun, hidden treasures of Muncie, Indiana.

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Services

Available in the office:

  • Annual Physicals and Health Examinations
  • Same Day Urgent Care by Appointment
  • Women’s Health Services (including pap exams, IUDs, colposcopy and implanon)
  • Prenatal Care and Delivery of Baby
  • Well Child Care
  • School and Sports Physicals
  • Flu Shots
  • Family Planning (birth control, vasectomy)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Skin Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Care
  • Joint Injections for Painful Joints
  • Medical Clearance for Surgery
  • Hospital Rounds

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