Dr. Emmert returns to mid-valley to finish residency
August 18, 2021
Dr. Amanda Emmert, the first local graduate of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Northwest campus in Lebanon, has returned to Oregon to complete her residency through a fellowship at Samaritan Mental Health in Corvallis.
Emmert, of Lebanon, and her husband, Ben Emmert, of Sweet Home, married in 2014, the same year she entered medical school. She graduated from East Linn Christian Academy in Lebanon.
"It has been a ride," Ben said. "It's gotten us out of our comfort zone, to say the least, (which includes) taking risk, quitting my job here, selling my house, starting over i...