KVSC Care Team

Meet Our Providers

We offer state-of-the-art treatment for patients who have rheumatoid arthritis, lupus,
osteoarthritis, and many other autoimmune diseases, as well as osteoporosis.

Robert Jackson, D.O., F.A.C.O.I.

Internal Medicine & Rheumatology

Dr. Robert Jackson, D.O., F.A.C.O.I., has served as the Associate Dean of Campus Academic Affairs, and as Chairman and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is board certified in the specialty of Internal Medicine as well as the sub-specialty of Rheumatology. Dr. Jackson has also completed a four year tour of duty with the National Health Corps in rural Southern Missouri.

Dr. Jackson is currently president of Premier Specialty Network (PSN) and is a full time PSN Rheumatologist, practicing at nine different hospitals in the states of Missouri and Iowa.

While directing NMRHN, Dr. Jackson became acutely aware of the need to improve access to rural healthcare. With his guidance and leadership, NMRHN helped develop 5 Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) in northeast Missouri (Unionville, Milan, Macon, Memphis and Brookfield). Subsequently, Dr. Jackson developed a unique model of outreach specialty medical service for Rheumatology to serve the same hospitals.

Lary Ciesemier, D.O., F.A.A.A.I.

Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Dr. Lary Ciesemier, D.O., F.A.A.A.I. is board certified in Internal Medicine and Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and his Doctor of Osteopathy from A.T. Still University in Kirksville, MO.

He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville and a fellowship in Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology at Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE. Dr. Ciesemier is an Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at A.T. Still University.

He is in private practice at Kirksville Allergy and Asthma and is the only board certified Allergist in Kirksville.

Dr. Jerry Haman

Jerry Haman, FP, MR, OMM

Family Practice, Osteopathy

Dr. Haman graduated from A T Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1978 and specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Family Medicine.

Shayla Sanders

Shayla Sanders, ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Shayla Sanders is a healthcare professional and licensed Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (A.R.N.P.) practicing in Missouri and Iowa. She has over 10 years of experience in diverse settings in rural health care. Throughout her career, she has exhibited outstanding oral, written and hands on skills and has demonstrated strong problem solving abilities.

She is a team player who works effectively with professionals of diverse backgrounds to develop excellence in healthcare. She has recently opened Rheumatology Clinics at Wayne County Hospital in Corydon, IA and Monroe County Hospital in Albia, IA.

She also has Rheumatology clinics in at Van Buren County Hospital, Keosauqua, IA and Davis County Hospital, Bloomfield IA.

Shayla Sanders began her career as a registered nurse working in acute and emergency care in a critical access hospital. She later expanded her career into administration while finishing her Masters of Science in Nursing at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She went on to become Board Certified as a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner.

Once board certified she chose to specialize in Rheumatology and completed a year rotation with Dr. Robert Jackson as well as completing her Advanced Rheumatology Course through the American College of Rheumatology. Since her initial experience in Rheumatology, Shayla has effectively initiated her own independent leading edge rheumatology clinics which have benefited the communities that she serves.

Shayla lives in Pollock, MO with her husband and children. She commutes to several additional locations in Iowa and Missouri to assist in providing access to Rheumatology services in under served areas.