May's Care Center
225 Patton Ave., Suite 200
Monday 1-5pm | Wednesday 1-6pm | Friday 8:30am-noon
Primary Care, Behavioral Health,
Jaclyn Bandell is a Family Nurse Practitioner who started working in the community of Asheville in 2015. She completed her Master’s degree at Emory University in Atlanta and earned her Bachelor’s degree from Salisbury University in Maryland. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from Western Carolina University.
She previously worked at a Federally Qualified Health Center in the rural community of Palmetto, GA. She comes from a background in public health nursing and promoting health and wellness in Baltimore, Atlanta, Haiti, Botswana, Ghana and Western North Carolina. She has experience working with multiple special interest populations including: immigrant families, individuals infected with HIV and hepatitis C, and those experiencing mental illness and substance use.
Outside the clinic, Jaclyn enjoys the adventures of new parenthood, the outdoors, entertaining friends and travelling to explore new places and cultures.
Driven by a passion for building community, for over 10 years Summer worked in Asheville as an RN. She has experience in family-centered care, intensive care, and pallative care. As well, she has served as a volunteer at ABCCM. Now, as a Family Nurse Practitioner at AMCHC, Summer builds on her experience by offering approachable, relatable care.
Summer was educated at Western Carolina University RN, BSN, MSN FNP-C, and served her Internship with Western North Carolina Community Health Services. She has served at Mission Health, Asheville, NC and Haywood Regional Medical Center, Waynesville, NC.
Summer is affiliated with AANP, and CCRN-ACLS. When describing her motivation for being a part of AMCHC, Summer shared: “I love being a part of my community in a truly meaningful way.”
She, her husband, and two children live locally and enjoy spending time in the garden. Her outside interests include holistic and nutritional healing. In addition, Summer also enjoys running and being outdoors with the people she loves.