Bensson V Samuel, MD, PhD

Medical Director for MyMichigan Sault MAT Clinic

Dr. Samuel brings the world to Michigan. Having obtained a Doctor of Medicine degree at the Poznan University of Medical Science, New York, his Post Graduate Diploma of Medicine and Gastroenterology is from Queen Mary University, United Kingdom, with an additional Post Graduate Diploma in Infectious Disease from the University of South Wales, Australia. His doctorate in Healthcare Management is from the Pan American University in Mexico. He obtained his MBA from the Anglian Ruskin University and his doctorate of Business Administration from the Swiss School of Business and Research. Truly international in scope, Dr. Samuela graduated from the United Nations Human Rights Training Program. Currently on the faculty of Postgraduate Studies at the Swiss School of Business and Research, Dr. Samuel holds professional fellowships at the Chartered Management Institute and the Royal Society of Public Health. He is an Associate Fellow at the American College of Epidemiology.

Dr. Samuel is the Director of the Hospitalist Program, Outpatient Clinics, and Inpatient Services at My Michigan Sault. He is responsible for recruitment of staff, team membership and mentorship, administrative leadership, and critical care coverage, including the management of complex medical problems.

As a faculty member for Post Graduate Studies at the Swiss School of Business and Research, Dr. Samuel supervises and mentors Ph.D. candidates, collaborates with other faculty to develop objective and meaningful quality goals and outcomes and otherwise analyzes data and consults on quality management issues. Dr. Samuel has stood at the helm of his own company, Samuelson Enterprises, since 2019.

Known internationally, Dr. Samuel has been nominated as an Honorary Advisor IOED-Special Consultative Status, United Nations; the US Army APMC Central Command, MAJ; and as an Ambassador of Peace-Diplomatic Mission of Peace and Prosperity-Honorary Consultative Status.

Kathy Duman, PA-c

Director of MAT Services at MY Michigan Sault

Ms. Duman's career as a Physician's Assistant has featured varied professional experiences, culminating in deep knowledge. Having obtained her Physician's Assistant certification from the University of Iowa in 1982, her employment has included solo practitioner practices, family practices, a medication-assisted treatment clinic, Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine at hospitals, Wayne State University as a Clinical Researcher, the pharmaceutical company Warner-Lambert as an Assistant Clinical Scientist, and at the General Motors Corporation Research Division as a medical monitor.

Ms. Duman is affiliated with the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants, and the Iowa Academy of Physician Assistants. Ms. Duman holds several licensures and certifications in her field including certifications as a Diabetic Educator and as a Wilderness First Responder. Ms. Duman's undergraduate degree is from Michigan State University. A native of Midland, Michigan, she currently resides in Cedarville.

Teresa Plummer, NP

Provider for MAT Services at My Michigan Sault

Ms. Plummer is a well-established medical professional with substantial experience. She focuses on providing quality care and values direct lines of communication with patients and the entire healthcare team.

Taking her knowledge and experience at various hospitals as an Registered Nurse, from daily care, emergency nursing care, as a charge nurse leading a floor of nursing staff, and providing specialty care for ventilatory and hospice patients, she obtained her master's degree and achieved the accreditation to be a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2018. Ms. Plummer currently serves on the Nursing Informatics Committee and the Interdisciplinary Infection Control Council.

Ms. Plummer obtained her undergraduate degree in Nursing from Lake Superior State University after working as a Certified Nursing Assistant for nine years.