Leadership Team

Jennifer Polley, MD, FAAP

Medical Director

Dr. Polley is part of the team working on improving care for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Lewis County. She is stepping back from total patient care and is focusing on health care administration and making NWPC a great place to work and be a patient. Hand in hand with that is expanding the vision for the care NWPC offers while staying true to our core mission of healing in our community. You can read Dr. Polley’s full bio here

Lisa McKay

Practice Manager

Lisa joined Northwest Pediatrics in 1995.  Since then, as practice administrator, she has been instrumental in helping our office grow both in size and in the resources we are able to offer our community.   Lisa is  in charge of overseeing the general operations of all our offices, an enormous task which she has performed so capably over the years.

When she is not working , she loves working out, golfing and spending time with her friends and family.

Lisa Lininger

Front Office Manager

Lisa Lininger joined Northwest Pediatrics in 199 .  As a vital part of our management team, Lisa oversees our staff in billing, referrals, reception, and scheduling.  

When she is not at work, Lisa loves traveling, exploring the Pacific Northwest outdoors, working with wood and spending time with her family and friends.

Tara DeHart, RN

Nursing Manager

Tara DeHart, RN is well known to many families at Northwest Pediatrics.  She joined our nursing staff in 1999 and has supported both our providers and our patients through her dedicated, caring approach.  This fall, Tara has joined our leadership team as the nurse lead for our nursing staff.  

Tara loves the Pacific Northwest and enjoys hiking, biking and snowshoeing in her time off.  Her greatest enjoyment is spending time with her family and her 2 grown children.