About Novus

At NOVUS Health, we are working to improve the health and well-being of every individual in our community. We believe everyone should have access to safe, comprehensive, trauma-informed care.

Healthier Living Starts with Us!

Our mission is to improve the quality of life and advocate for the health and well being of all individuals in our community through the delivery of primary, holistic, and preventative care coupled with supportive services.

We provide comprehensive, trauma-informed care and prevention services in a compassionate and nonjudgmental environment.

Healthcare Providers

Mark Scheperle, MD


Chief Medical Officer

Mark Scheperle is an internal medicine physician based in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine and completed his undergraduate degree and medical degree. Dr. Scheperle completed his residency with St. Mary’s Health Center – Residency Program in internal medicine. He has been practicing internal medicine for 30 years.

Dr. Scheperle is an associate professor for clinical medicine with Washington University School of Medicine since 1992. He recently successfully completed 25 years with St. Luke’s Hospital emergency medicine department. Dr. Scheperle has successfully practiced medicine with St. Mary’s Hospital, Washington University – BJC Healthcare, St. Luke’s Hospital, and MDVIP – Concierge Healthcare. He has published numerous articles, papers and presentations related to internal medicine both in the USA and internationally.

University Club Medical was founded by Dr. Scheperle in 2000. He serves as their Medical Director. During his career in internal medicine, he has performed as director for numerous St. Louis healthcare centers, medical associations, and non for profit medical agencies.

Matt Cary, MSN, FNP-BC, ANP-BC


Clinical Care Supervisor

Matthew Cary is originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He completed a degree in Biomedical Sciences at Marquette University. He furthered his education with a degree in Nursing at Saint Louis University and received a Master’s of Science in Nursing as an Adult Nurse Practitioner from Saint Louis University in 2011. He has worked as a nurse practitioner since 2012 and received training from Maryville University in 2017 to extend his scope of practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

He has worked in a wide variety of settings including internal medicine, HIV management, emergency medicine, urgent care services, hospital medicine, and occupational health. He has worked as a nurse educator since 2008 teaching both undergraduate students at Saint Louis University and nurse practitioner students at Maryville University. He regularly serves as a mentor, precepting nurse practitioner students as they complete clinical rotations. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling with his husband and dogs.

Philosophy of care: Healthcare should be accessible, meeting the patient where they are and customizing a treatment plan. Patient-provider collaboration is key in helping patients reach their individual goals and actualize their full potential.

Brian Brennan, APRN, FNP-BC


Nurse Practitioner

Brian Brennan is a nurse practitioner who provides patient centered care for acute and chronic health conditions. His philosophy is holistic with an emphasis on the patient having an active role in the management of their health. Brian manages his patient’s health by educating the patient, providing them the resources and tools needed to bring about a positive change, and holding the patient accountable for instituting the change. Brian received his Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, from Chamberlain University in 2018. He has been at NOVUS Health since November 2019. As a nurse, Brian worked in the ICU for SSM DePaul after finishing his BSN at Chamberlain College of Nursing.

Jeremy Dunbarr, PA-C, MPA, AAHIVS


Physician Assistant

Jeremy Dunbarr originally hails from Northern California.

His medical career began over 30 years ago when he enlisted in the U.S. Army. He served as a hospital laboratory and autopsy technician at Ft. Benning, GA while pursuing a biology undergraduate degree at Columbus State University. He then furthered his education, graduating from the University of Nebraska with both Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Physician Assistant Studies. Upon graduating, he was commissioned and served as the medical officer for 1/41 Field Artillery Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division at Ft. Stewart, GA. Jeremy completed his military service receiving an honorable discharge in 2000.

He has worked as a mid-level medical provider since, practicing in several medical specialties including emergency, orthopedic, internal and HIV medicine. For the past 14 years, his passion has been providing medical care to the LGBTQ community. He is an AAHIVS provider, and he works hard to ensure optimal outcomes for his HIV patients. He has also completed training and performs HRA anoscopies. This procedure identifies abnormal anorectal tissue caused by the human papilloma virus that can most times be treated in office prior to the tissue progressing to anorectal cancer. Prevention is a key aspect in providing medical care to all his patients. He believes that every patient’s needs and circumstances are unique, requiring individual care. Open communication and building trust are the keys to obtaining optimal mental and physical health.

In his leisure time, Jeremy enjoys spending time with his husband Andy and their dogs at their lake place in Southern Missouri.

Ashley Green, MSN, BSN, RN



Ashley completed her undergraduate education at Missouri State University in Springfield, MO. She worked at Barnes Jewish Hospital in Kidney/Liver Transplant HPB and then in perioperative services. Ashley pursued a graduate degree at the University of Missouri – Columbia and earned her Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Healthcare Systems. She joined NOVUS Health at the end of 2022. Ashley serves as the clinical manger overseeing day to day operations. She takes on the management and coordination of injectable ARTs for prevention and treatment of HIV. Currently, Ashley is pursing research studies to improve patient outcomes and assess social determinants of health.

Looking for a Career in Healthcare?

NOVUS Health consider our employees as our greatest asset and reward all to best of our ability. We value EVERYONE! NOVUS Health values, diversity, inclusion, compassion, and integrity. NOVUS
Health is seeking individuals who support our mission; those that embrace the philosophy of providing world class holistic health care to all without barriers.

Our comprehensive benefit employee package includes the following:

100% company paid health benefits
401(k) matching
Non-elect retirement funds
Identity protection
Life insurance
Accidental insurance
Short-term disability insurance
Long-term disability insurance
Career advancement
Educational support
Employee perks and discounts
Other miscellaneous benefits

NOVUS Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Learn more on our Careers page.