Team Consultants

Medical Consultant, Emmie Chang, RN

Emmie Chang

Emmie Chang, RN serves as Grace Village's medical consultant. Emmie graduated from Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin with Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. She been working as a Neonatal Nurse since 1987.  Emmie has traveled to China several times as a volunteer for ZKO.  Emmie lives with her husband and daughter in Bettendorf, Iowa.



Pediatric Consultant, Dr. Teri Whalig

Teri WahligDr. Teri Wahlig serves as on ZKO’s Medical Team as our Pediatrician.  Dr. Wahlig graduated from the University of Iowa Medical School and completed a Pediatric Residency at Children’s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University. She completed a Neonatology Fellowship at the University of Minnesota. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Neonatology and Palliative Care-Hospice Medicine. Dr. Wahlig worked as a neonatologist at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa for 17 years before becoming the medical director at ChildServe in Johnston, Iowa. ChildServe is an organization that provides services to children with special health care needs.

Special Education Consultant, Amber Mehan

Amber MehanAmber Mehan serves on ZKO’s Educational Team as our Special Education Consultant.  She graduated from Western Governors University with a bachelors degree as in Intervention Specialist K-12 and Elementary Education Specialist K-5.  She currently lives in Lancaster, Ohio with her husband Andrew and teaches full time.