About Us: Meet Us

Dr. Paul Parker and Dr. Alyssa Parker (no relation!) provide comprehensive healthcare for infants, children, adolescents and young adults through college age. We are pleased to have Dr. Andrea Tidman joining us in September 2021. Dr. Nelly Schottel is currently on leave.

Last Updated: November 2021

Dr. Paul Parker

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Dr. Paul Parker has been in practice for 25 years. He received his medical training at Tulane University and McGill University Faculty of Medicine. He earned his Master's of Public Health at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

Dr. Parker completed his Pediatric Residency and Chief Resident year at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont. He subsequently worked in Morrisville, VT and at University Pediatrics, UVMMC for a number of years. Dr. Parker was medical director at Woodside Juvenile Rehabilitation Center for ten years and is Assistant Clinical Professor with the University of Vermont, Department of Pediatrics.

When he is not working, Dr. Parker enjoys tele-skiing, basketball, playing piano and fiddle, gardening, making maple syrup for friends and family, and shoveling snow from the parking lot early in the morning. He and Heather have five children all of whom are grown and gone, and three grandchildren who now live in Alaska!

He works in the office all day Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. He is on call every other weekend.

Dr. Alyssa Parker, MD

Dr. Alyssa graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine in 2008. She specializes in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine and is on the Medical Staff at the University Of Vermont Medical Center. She works on Wednesday mornings and Fridays and she takes call on some Saturdays.

Dr. Andrea Tidman, MD

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Dr. Tidman is a lifelong Vermonter, completing both her medical education and residency training at University of Vermont Medical Center. Although she loves taking care of children of all ages, she has a special interest in Newborn Care and Adolescent Medicine.

She currently resides in Williston with her husband, Graham, and son, Harlan. In her free time, she enjoys running, listening to live music, exploring local swimming holes, and spending time with family.

We are lucky to have Dr. Tidman joining us starting this fall! She will be working in the clinic on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays as well as taking call on some Sundays.

Haley Parizo, RN, CLD

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Haley has worked at Richmond Pediatrics as a nurse since 2010, shortly after her graduation from the University of Vermont. She loves nothing more then seeing her long-time patients here and witnessing how much they grow and change over time. She specializes in vaccination spacing/scheduling, as well as general infant care during the first year of life.

Her lifelong passion for maternal-newborn health has also led her to her other career as a doula. She owns her own doula business, Island Doula, LLC, where she focuses on supporting families during the entire perinatal period. To learn more about her and her business, you can visit the Island Doula website. Haley is also the Coordinator of the new Volunteer Labor Doula Program at the University of Vermont Medical Center.

Haley grew up in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom and now resides in Grand Isle, VT with her husband, Dustin, and two children, Bryson (2015) and Tenley (2017). For self-care she enjoys listening to audiobooks, camping with her family, traveling to the beach, eating ice cream, and practicing photography.

Haley currently works at Richmond Pediatrics on Wednesdays, as well as occasional additional days.

Carina McCauley

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Carina is an RN who works Thursdays and Fridays with us and also works at UVMMC in infant and pediatric care.

Cindy Schnell

Cindy is an RN with experience working in inpatient pediatric care, home health and school nursing. She works Mondays and Tuesdays.

Cheryl Powers

Cheryl is our receptionist on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Halle Broido

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Halle grew up in Hinesburg, VT and after moving around to different towns in Chittenden County has found herself back in Hinesburg. She studied Early Childhood Education at the University of Vermont and is putting that degree to use by nannying and working here at Richmond Pediatrics. When not working, Halle can be found dancing, reading, hiking, taking care of her plants, drinking tea, and spending time with friends and family.

Halle is our receptionist on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

Heather Parker

Heather takes care of all of our accounting needs and processes insurance claims.

Sadie Parker

Sadie built and maintains this website.