Originally from Long Beach, California, Doctor Pugh has devoted much of his medical career and research to hospitals and clinics in the Salt Lake Valley. He has worked with Jordan Landing Family Medicine as a board certified Family Physician since 2003. He also is certified in neonatal, pediatric, cardiac, and advanced trauma life support. Prior to his work in the clinic, he worked with Intermountain Health Care, St. Marks Family Medicine, and UUHN Redwood Urgent Care departments. He studied pediatrics and neurology under the direction of Dr. Bland and Dr. Fujinami at the University Of Utah Medical Center and earned residency at St. Marks Hospital. He was the Chief Resident while there and received an award in Excellence in Teaching. He is bilingual in Spanish and has used his language skills to benefit students and patients. Dr. Pugh enjoys golf, soccer, mountain biking, hiking and the outdoors. He enjoys time with his four children and wife, Hillary.
Dr. Hamp joined our practice in July 2007 and is accepting new patients. Dr. Hamp grew up in the Salt Lake area. He has lived in West Jordan, Taylorsville and West Valley City. He recently completed his family practice residency training at Southern Illinois University as its Chief Resident. He and his wife, Elna, have four children.
Ashley Reeder graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish. She went on to work as an Emergency Medical Technician for a plasma donation company and moved to Texas to open and help manage a new donation center. She then attended Midwestern University and graduated with a Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies. She moved to Cache Valley where she practiced gynecology and then relocated to the Salt Lake Valley where she began working for Jordan Landing Family Medicine. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, reading, and outdoor activities. Ashley is excited to join Dr. Pugh in serving the patients at Jordan Landing Family Medicine.
Liana Kinikini is a new member of the medical providers at the Jordan Landing Family Medicine. Liana was raised primarily in the South Pacific, particularly Tonga, Samoa and Hawaii. From a very young age she knew that she wanted to work in the healthcare field and after graduating from High School left the tranquil South Pacific islands to pursue a degree in Pre-professional Biology at Brigham Young University-Hawaii. She transferred to Brigham Young University-Provo after determining that she would like to pursue a Nursing career. She graduated from BYU-Provo with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (RN). She then went on to work as a staff nurse at LDS hospital on their Telemetry floor. For a short time she lived and worked in Hawaii while her husband was completing his degree. During this time she worked as a charge nurse for a small community hospital and gained experience with Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN and Long Term Care. Returning to Utah, Liana worked as a float pool nurse for both Iasis and Intermountain Health Care Systems. She was able to work in the NICU, ICU, Med/Surg, Oncology, Telemetry, Transplant and Mother/Baby floors. With 10 years of nursing experience and motivated by her passion for preventative medicine and management of chronic diseases, she decided to continue her education. She completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree in Primary Care with a Gerontology Certificate from the University of Utah. In her spare time Liana enjoys spending time with her large immediate and extended family, cooking, crafting, and doing genealogy projects.
Sarah Heaton grew up on a family owned cattle ranch in southern Utah. She studied Athletic Training and Nutrition at Southern Utah University where she also competed as a member of the rodeo team. She then received a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Sciences from Saint Francis University in Loretto, PA. She’s been working in primary care in Roosevelt, Utah for the past 4 years. She also performed pediatric physical and sexual abuse exams at the Childrens Justice Center in Roosevelt. Sarah loves being a PA and being able to provide medical care for the people in the communities in which she’s lived and is very excited to join the team at Jordan Landing Family Medicine. In her spare time Sarah enjoys running, hiking, camping and spending time with her family.
Spencer Hill, PA-C, MHS
Spencer Hill was born and raised in Murray, UT. He graduated with a Bachelors in Respiratory Therapy from Weber State University. He worked as a Respiratory Therapist within the Intermountain Healthcare system for 5 years before moving to Connecticut and graduating with Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from Quinnipiac University. He then moved to Northern California and worked for over 2 years in primary care at a community health center in the city of Newman. He returned to Utah and most recently worked in an urgent care facility. Medicine has interested Spencer sine he was little and he has always known he wanted to be apart of the medical field. Spencer looks forward to meeting with patients each day because he feels that what he does isn’t work. He loves helping people by providing medical care and creating an inviting atmosphere for patients. He is excited to be joining the Jordan Landing Family Medicine team and hopes to make you feel as though you are apart of a family. Spencer loves spending time with his wife and two children. He also enjoys running, Crossfit, and traveling to anywhere that has an ocean.