Meet Our Providers
Maria Kaefer, MD
Credentialed Specialty: Family and Community Medicine
Education, Training & Certifications: MD, Board Certified in Family Medicine
Personal profile: Dr. Kaefer graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and completed her residency training at the Lawrence Family Medicine Residency in Lawrence, Massachusetts in 2002. She subsequently worked for four years at the University of Minnesota and at a variety of community clinics in the Twin Cities and Oakland, CA.Her special interests include holistic medicine and empowering patients to take an active part in their own health and healing. She is fluent in Spanish and committed to cross cultural care, care of the underserved, and the fight for universal health care coverage.
Jennifer M. Demma, MSN, APRN-CNM
Clinical Practice Director
Credentialed specialty: Certified Nurse Midwife
Education: BA, Theater Arts, University of Minnesota; BSN, Nursing, University of Pennsylvania; MSN, Midwifery, University of Pennsylvania
Personal Profile: Jennifer has been a midwife since 2000 and has worked in a variety of hospital and community-based practices in the Twin Cities. She is committed to partnering with clients to provide individualized, holistic, compassionate health care and is thrilled to be part of the amazing team at Family Tree. Jennifer has a strong interest in education and has been a faculty member at Metropolitan State University, MN State Mankato, and Georgetown University. When not working, Jennifer enjoys walking around the lakes with friends and anything related to the local arts scene.
Rachael Berube, NP
Credentialed specialty: Adult nurse practitioner, women’s health nurse practitioner
Education: BFA in furniture design from the Rhode Island School of Design, BSN from Emory University, MSN from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions
Personal Profile: Rachael has been a registered nurse since 2011 and a nurse practitioner since 2013. She loves partnering with her patients to help them achieve their health goals, and is especially passionate about providing care to women and queer people. When she is not at work, Rachael is usually spending time with her with her baby daughter, Iris. She also enjoys cooking, reading books, drinking coffee and being with friends.
Liesl Wolf, BSN, PHN, RN
Credentialed specialty: Registered Nurse, Public Health Nurse
Education: Saint Catherine University, Saint Paul, MN: BS in Nursing, BA in Sociology
Personal Profile: A former Family Tree Clinic volunteer, Liesl is excited to be serving as Nurse Manager. Liesl is passionate about providing patient-centered care that is inclusive, accessible, and empowering. When not working, Liesl likes to go to concerts, play soccer, hang out with her two sisters, travel near and far, and explore the outdoors.
Kadie Fredell, APRN-FNP
Credentialed specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Education: BA in Social Justice & Peace Studies and BA in Economics, University of St. Thomas; Masters in Nursing, University of Minnesota; Post-Masters Certificate, Minnesota State Mankato
Personal Profile: Kadie has been a registered nurse since 2009 and a nurse practitioner since 2017. She believes quality healthcare is a human right and is committed to caring for underserved populations. She loves getting to know her patients, and sharing her knowledge of how our bodies work so that they can make informed decisions that are best for them. When not working, Kadie enjoys gardening, cooking and seeing live music. She also loves anything that gets her outdoors, including camping, canoeing and hiking with her Australian Shepard.