Board Certified Nurse Practitioner; Retired
Barbara Wiggin was instrumental in the development of CCA from its opening in 1998. Her care and devotion to our patients was outstanding. She is now enjoying a much deserved retirement in southern Arizona, spending her time with family and doing yoga. Our patients and staff miss her greatly, but we wish her the best in her new phase of life.
Carol received her Bachelor's Degree from Arizona State University in 1986. She later received her Associate's Degree in Nursing from Mesa Community College in 1993. Knowing that she wanted to be a Nurse Practitioner, she quickly returned to get her Women's Health Nurse Practitioner from the University of Phoenix in 1995. This being a certificate degree, Carol returned to the University of Phoenix to get her Master's Degree in Nursing in 1998. In 2013, Carol received her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Frontier Nursing University. As if that wasn't enough school, Carol returned to the University of Phoenix to get her Family Nurse Practitioner in 2016. Carol is currently dual certified in Women's Health (through the National Certification Center) and Family (through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.) Carol spent 28 years as a Nurse Practitioner at Planned Parenthood, where she held many positions, including Center Manager, Associate Medical Director, and VP of Medical Services. Carol has taught women's health at the University of Phoenix since the year 2000. In 2015, she joined the University full time, where she is currently the Academic Director of Advanced Practice Programs. Carol happily joined the CCA team in 2019. She truly enjoys her work with CCA as she feels she is improving the quality of life for women with incontinence and prolapse issues.
Ann Tyrrell is an Adult Nurse Practitioner. Ann moved to Arizona with her family in 1980 and is a graduate of Arizona State University. In addition to being a Nurse Practitioner for 22 years, she was a Banner Health employee for 23 years and worked as an Operating Room Nurse and Surgical First Assistant. She was an Associate Professor at Arizona State University College of Nursing and is a veteran of the US Army Nurse Corps. Ann joined CCA in June 2019
Dawn received her Associate's Degree in nursing in Phoenix, Arizona, in 2005. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University in 2010 and her Master of Science in Nursing in Family Nurse Practitioner care in 2013. She is Nationally Certified through AANP (American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.) As a nurse, she has worked in hospital settings such as Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, post-partum care, Obstetric/Gynecological Surgery, and public health. As a nurse practitioner, she works in Family Practice, as well as an adjunct clinical facility for Grand Canyon University. She has been a part of the CCA team since September of 2018.
Joel Rosen is the Founder and President of CCA - Continence Center of America. In 1998, Joel opened CCA as a nurse-managed, nurse-run facility providing outstanding service for the diagnosis, evaluation, and non-surgical treatment of urinary and fecal incontinence. At CCA, state-of-the-art technology combined with accurate diagnosis and continuing care by highly specialized professional Staff ensures the best outcomes for all patients.
Dedicated work, mutual respect, and continuous education are the cornerstones of CCA. "There's always something to learn," is Joel's mantra. He meticulously researches and tests each piece of equipment and every procedure used by CCA to enable the best, most cost-effective clinical outcomes. His hands-on understanding of all aspects of the services provided ensures that the highest standards are met. He supports his Staff with high-level continuing education and a work atmosphere that invites collaboration; in return, he demands the highest levels of service and care. Patients, referring providers, and staff benefit from his strong leadership, combined with his unparalleled understanding of urodynamics.
Joel was raised in Queens, New York, and studied at Saranac Lake, New York. He earned his degree as an Emergency Medical Technician at the American College of Paramedical Arts & Sciences in Anaheim, California, in 1977. He worked as an EMT in Southern California for five years before taking a position at a division of Bristol Meyers specializing in urodynamics and implants in 1982, where he became the Urology Product Manager. In 1986 he founded Advan Medical Products, highly specialized urodynamics equipment and supplies company.
Joel's observations and experiences at Bristol Myers and Advan led him to identify the tremendous need for proper diagnosis and treatment of patients with urologic and continence issues. In 1998 he was able to realize his dream of providing much-needed services, including the evaluation and non-surgical treatment of urinary and fecal incontinence, voiding dysfunction, pelvic pain, pelvic prolapse, bowel problems, and female sexual health. He founded and continues to manage CCA in Sun City, AZ. To meet patient demand, the company has expanded to include a location in Mesa and to offer Transmobile® Urodynamics testing at healthcare practices in Arizona.
Joel is a member of the American Urological Association (AUA), Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA), International Continence Society (ICS), National Association for Continence (NAFC), and the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH). He and his family reside in the Phoenix area. He has a passion for riding motorcycles and is involved with motorcycle safety and education. He is an active member of ABATE of Arizona, a state motorcycle rights organization, and has chaired ABATE's annual state fundraiser on multiple occasions.
Medical Assistant, Certified Urology Associate, Pelvic Floor Rehab, and CIC specialist.
Krystal Meehan has been a part of CCA since 2007. As a urodynamic specialist for the past six years, Krystal has performed over 5,000 urodynamic studies. She is also a certified medical assistant and one of the very few SUNA (Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates) Certified Urology Associates in the state. She specializes in Clean Intermittent Catheterization Instruction as well and has advanced training in Pelvic Floor Muscle Rehabilitation. She is continuously furthering her education and knowledge in the Urology field, and excellent patient care is always her first priority. In her spare time, Krystal enjoys gardening, volunteer work, and caring for her pets.
Medical Assistant, Pelvic Floor Rehab, and CIC specialist.
Karen specializes in pessary care, Clean Intermittent Catheterization Instruction as well and has advanced training in Pelvic Floor Muscle Rehabilitation. She is a mother of three.
Medical Assistant, Pelvic Floor Rehab, and CIC specialist.
Linda also specializes in pessary care, Clean Intermittent Catheterization Instruction, and has advanced training in Pelvic Floor Muscle Rehabilitation. She enjoys art, cooking/baking, and spending time with her family.
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