Community Healthcare Network

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Rosemarie Olivera, CNM, MA

Midwife

Rosemarie Olivera CNM, MA, is a board certified Midwife. She treats patients at our Queens and LIC Health Centers. Rosemarie Olivera completed her medical degree/graduate degree at New York University.

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Rosemarie can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Family planning
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control including IUDs and Nexplanons
  • Menopause care
  • Prenatal Care
  • Pre-conception care

Kendra Urdang, CNM, WHNP

Midwife and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

Kendra Urdang, CNM, WHNP is a board certified Nurse-Midwife and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. She treats patients at our Williamsburg, East New York/DBS, and Lower East Side locations. Kendra completed her Bachelor of Arts at Bard College and her Master of Science in Nursing at Yale University.

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Kendra can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control and family planning
  • Prenatal care (care during pregnancy)
  • Breastfeeding tips and support

Geri Herisse, RDN, CDN

Nutritionist

Geri Herisse, RDN, CDN is a board-certified Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She treats patients at CHN Harlem/Helen B. Atkinson in Harlem, NY. Geri is fluent in English and Haitian Creole. She completed her undergraduate degree at Hunter College, CUNY and subsequently completed her dietetic internship at Teachers College, Columbia University. In her spare time, she likes to cook, travel and enjoys attending food tours and experimenting with different cuisines.

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Geri can help you with:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Infant feeding
  • Diabetes
  • Losing or gaining weight
  • Getting ready for weight loss surgery
  • Nutrition help at home
  • High blood pressure
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain from food
  • Picky Eaters
  • Nutrition for kids
  • Group classes

Stephanie Neves, DNP, PMHNP

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Stephanie Neves, NP is a board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She treats patients at our Crown Heights and Williamsburg Health Centers in Brooklyn. Stephanie Neves completed her graduate degrees at Columbia University School of Nursing. She completed the Community Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner Fellowship at CHN. She is fluent in English and Portuguese.

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Stephanie can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way
  • Traumatic or painful events
  • Domestic abuse (abuse at home)
  • Help with addiction to heroin or pain medications with suboxone along with counseling, primary care and/or behavioral health treatment
  • Drug abuse

Kelsy Camilo, MS, RDN

Nutritionist

Kelsy Camilo, MS, RDN works with patients at CHN’s Washington Heights and Lower East Side clinics. Kelsy is fluent in English and Spanish. She has an undergraduate degree from Lehman College-CUNY and completed her master’s in nutrition and Dietetic Internship in Saint Elizabeth University. Kelsy enjoys helping patients develop and nurture a healthy relationship with food and their body.

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Kelsy can help you with:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Infant feeding
  • Diabetes
  • Losing or gaining weight
  • Getting ready for weight loss surgery
  • Nutrition help at home
  • High blood pressure
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain from food
  • Picky Eaters
  • Nutrition for kids
  • Group classes

Isabella Herold, RD, CDN, MPH

Nutritionist

Isabella Herold, MS, RDN/CDN, CLC is a board-certified Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She treats patients at our Crown Heights and East New York DBS Health Centers in Brooklyn. Bella is fluent in English and speaks conversational Mandarin. She completed her undergraduate degree at Cornell University and her master’s degree in public health at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, where she also completed her dietetic internship in community nutrition.

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Isabella can help you with:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Infant feeding
  • Diabetes
  • Losing or gaining weight
  • Getting ready for weight loss surgery
  • Nutrition help at home
  • High blood pressure
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain from food
  • Picky Eaters
  • Nutrition for kids
  • Group classes

Josie Thiele, RD, CDN, MS

Nutritionist

Josie Thiele, MS, RDN/CDN, CLC is a board-certified Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She treats patients at multiple CHN sites, but is based out of the Williamsburg Clinic. Josie is fluent in English. She completed her undergraduate degree at Colby College and earned a Masters in Nutrition from Boston University.

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Josie can help you with:

  • Diabetes
  • Losing or gaining weight
  • Getting ready for weight loss surgery
  • Grocery store tours
  • Nutrition help at home
  • High blood pressure
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain from food
  • Nutrition Management for HIV/AIDS
  • Group classes

Nazish Pervez, RD, CDN

Nutritionist

Nazish Pervez, RD, CDN is a board-Certified Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She treats patients at our Community Healthcare Network Center at Long Island City. She is fluent in English, Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi. She completed her undergraduate degree and Dietetic internship at Queens College.

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Nazish can help you with:

  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Obesity
  • Constipation
  • Losing or gaining weight
  • Prenatal
  • Pediatrics
  • Infant feeding
  • Nutrition care for all ages

Josephine Ledda, CDN

Nutritionist

Josephine Ledda, RD is a New York State certified Dietitian/Nutritionist. She treats patients at our Sutphin Blvd. Health Center. Josephine is fluent in English and speaks some Spanish. She completed her undergraduate degree at New York University. She is currently obtaining her graduate degree at the CUNY School of Public Health. Josephine has been working in community nutrition for 8 years and enjoys sharing science facts with her patients.

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Josephine can help you with:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Diabetes
  • Losing or gaining weight
  • Grocery store tours
  • Nutrition help at home
  • Stomach pain from food
  • Group classes

Jessica Grimes, DNP, NP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner

Jessica Grimes is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She treats patients at our CHN Harlem. Jessica is fluent in English.

Jessica Grimes, DNP, FNP began her nursing career in Washington, D.C. in the emergency department and later moved to North Carolina to become a Family Nurse Practitioner while working as a nurse in pediatric psychiatry. During her graduate education, Jessica collaborated with the North Carolina local health department STD clinics to implement depression screenings to promote the incorporation of mental health into primary care.

She has a special interest in providing holistic quality care to families.

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Jessica can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control
  • Reproductive health care
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals for other doctors

Ellen Hollander-Sande, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner

Ellen Hollander-Sande is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She treats patients at our Lower East Side and Seward Park Health Centers in Manhattan. She is fluent in English.

Ellen completed her Master’s degree in Family Practice Primary NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, and is expected to complete her Doctorate in Nursing Practice in August, 2022.

As a family practice provider, Ellen works with patients and families to improve their health and well-being by finding treatment plans that are manageable and consistent with their priorities, lifestyle, and family culture. In addition to being a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Ellen is a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) and greatly enjoys supporting breastfeeding families. Ellen was named Distinguished Master’s Student of the FNP program at NYU, where she is now completing her Doctorate in Nursing Practice. Past projects have included interventions to increase HPV vaccination rates, the impact of gender-affirming care on mental health of transgender adolescents, and “Identifying Best-Practice for Increasing Breastfeeding Initiation Rates Among Adolescent Mothers,” which was published as a featured paper by Attachment Parenting International. Currently, Ellen teaches pediatrics in the FNP program at NYU, where she is also implementing an educational module on pediatric telehealth.

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Ellen can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control, including Nexplanon (long-term birth control
  • Reproductive healthcare
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals to other doctors
  • Breastfeeding Counseling

Rishikesh P. Dalal, MD, MPH

Medical Director

Rishikesh P. Dalal, MD, MPH is an adult primary care provider and is board certified in preventive medicine and addiction medicine. He treats patients at CHN Long Island City. Dr. Dalal completed his undergraduate degree at Harvard University, medical degree at Washington University in Saint Louis, and master of public health at Columbia University. He trained in internal medicine at NYU and Bellevue Hospital and completed a residency in preventive medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Dr. Dalal provides:

  • Yearly exams
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Treatment for opioid use and other substance use disorders
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • Birth control
  • Reproductive health care
  • Health screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Referrals to other doctors

Keshia Okorie, RDN, CDN

Keshia Okorie is a board certified Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She treats patients at our East New York Health Hub Health Center in Brooklyn, NY. Keshia is fluent in English. She completed her undergraduate degree at the City University of New York, Brooklyn College and completed her dietetic internship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She completed a Fellowship in Outpatient Nutrition at New York-Presbyterian Hospital as well.

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Jenna Sood, CNM, LM

Jenna Sood, CNM, is a board certified Midwife. She treats patients at CHN Sutphin and CHN Jamaica, in Queens. Jenna completed her undergraduate degrees in Neuroscience and Art at Colby College and her nursing and graduate degrees at Columbia University.

Jenna’s daily focus as a health care provider is to nurture a sense of bodily autonomy, trust, health, and pride for the people that she serves.  She attends deliveries at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center.

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Michelle Diaz-Gautreau, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Depression Care Program Manager

Michelle Diaz-Gautreau, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works as a Depression Care Program Manager in the Queens/Brooklyn Region. She treats patients at CHN Sutphin located in Queens. She speaks English and Spanish. 

Michelle obtained an undergraduate degree in psychology at New York University and her masters in social work at Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Michelle has an interest in providing comprehensive and collaborative services to patients in the community and has worked particularly with the Latino community in a variety of settings for over 14 years.

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  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way

Karin Arias, RDN, CDN

Karin is a board-certified Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She treats patients at our South Bronx Health Center. Karin is fluent in English and Spanish and completed her undergraduate degree at Johnson & Wales University. She completed her residency at Lehman College. Karin is a Trained Chef and has multiple years working within the culinary industry. She enjoys teaching participants about nutrition and helping them enhance their culinary skills.

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Peggy BK Leung, MD

Peggy BK Leung is a board eligible_Internal Medicine practitioner. She treats patients at our Long Island City Health Center in Long Island City, NY. Peggy BK Leung is fluent in English and Cantonese.

Peggy BK Leung completed her undergraduate degree at the University of California, San Diego and her medical degree at David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California. She completed her residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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Stacey Cacciola, D.O., MHS, FAAP

Pediatrician

Dr. Cacciola is a board certified pediatrician. She treats patients at our Williamsburg Health Center in Brooklyn, where she is Medical Director. She is fluent in English.

Dr. Cacciola completed her medical degree at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her pediatrics residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn. She also has a Master of Health Sciences degree in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

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Dr. Cacciola can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment for teens
  • Birth control
  • Reproductive health care
  • Camp check-ups
  • School health forms
  • Vaccines (shots)
  • Help with healthy eating
  • Help dealing with stress
  • Referrals to other doctors

Connor Carmichael, MD

Family Medicine

Connor Carmichael, MD is a family physician treating patients at our Harlem Health Center in Manhattan. He speaks English and Spanish. Dr. Carmichael completed his medical degree at Penn State College of Medicine. He completed his residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia

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Dr. Carmichael can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Reproductive health care
  • Health screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals to other doctors

Daryl McClendon, DO

Family Medicine, Osteopathy

Daryl McClendon, DO is a board certified Family Physician treating patients at our Washington Heights Health Center. Dr. McClendon completed his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences. He completed his residency at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, South Shore.

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Dr. McClendon can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Health screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals to other doctors

Sayuri Friedland, MD

Family Medicine

Sayuri Friedland, MD is a family physician treating patients at CHN Jamaica in Queens. She is fluent in English and French. She completed her medical degree and residency at McGill University. Her clinical interests are preventative medicine and women’s health.

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Dr. Friedland can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Reproductive health care
  • Health screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals to other doctors

Bryan Tolentino, MD

Director of Infectious Diseases and LGBTQ+ Health

Bryan Tolentino, MD is a double-board certified physician in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. He treats patients at our Harlem Health Center in Manhattan and Williamsburg Health Center in Brooklyn. He speaks English and Spanish fluently

Dr. Tolentino earned his medical degree with Summa Cum Laude Honors from Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center and completed his fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center.

Dr. Tolentino has a special interest in HIV medicine including PrEP and PEP, treatment of hepatitis B and hepatitis C, and LGBTQ+ care.

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Dr. Tolentino can help you with:

  • Primary and specialized care for patients with HIV/AIDS
  • HIV prevention (PrEP and PEP)
  • Sexual Health and STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Transgender care including hormonal therapy
  • Treatment of hepatitis C
  • Consultations for general Infectious Diseases
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Health screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long-term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Yearly exams
  • Referrals to other doctors

Rebecca Lee, MD

Medical Director

Rebecca Lee, MD is a board-certified Family Medicine physician. She treats patients at our Crown Heights Health Center in Brooklyn. She speaks English, Spanish, and Korean. She completed her undergraduate degree at New York University, her medical degree at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, and residency at Hunterdon Family Medicine Residency in NJ.

Rebecca is interested in global health and has volunteered in primary care clinics in East and West Africa, Southeast Asia, South America, and locally and will continue to do so. She has published research in Malaria vaccine development at NYU School of Medicine and Dengue fever virulence at AUC School of Medicine.

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Dr. Lee can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Reproductive health care
  • Health screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals to other doctors

Colette Russen, FNP-C, AAHIVS

Family Nurse Practitioner

Colette Russen, FNP-C is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She treats patients at our East New York Hub Health Center in Brooklyn.

Colette completed her advanced practice nursing degree at Pace University, and completed Community Healthcare Network’s Family Nurse Practitioner Fellowship program. She completed her undergraduate nursing education at Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and Jacksonville University. She is credentialed as a specialist in HIV primary care by the American Academy of HIV Medicine.

 

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Colette can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • HIV treatment
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Reproductive health care
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals for special doctors
  • Gender-affirming treatment

Miriam Cusicanqui, LCSW-R

Miriam F. Cusicanqui, LCSW-R is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She is Clinical Supervisor of Queens, and she treats patients at Jamaica Health Center in Jamaica, Queens. Miriam F. Cusicanqui is fluent in Spanish.

Miriam F. Cusicanqui completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Hunter College and her graduate degree of Masters in Social Work at Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College.

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Miriam can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way
  • Traumatic or painful events

Sandra Rolda

Behavioral Health Therapist

Rachel Fondeur is a licensed behavioral health therapist. She treats patients at our Jamaica Health Center in Queens. She completed her graduate degree at Hunter College.

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Sandra can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ+ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Trauma

Rachel Fondeur

Behavioral Health Therapist, Depression Care Manager

Rachel Fondeur is a board certified Depression Care Manager. She treats patients at our South Bronx Health Center in The Bronx. She completed her graduate degree at Fordham University.

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Rachel can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ+ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Trauma

Brianna Williams, LMSW

Licensed Masters Social Worker, Behavioral Health Therapist

Brianna Williams, LMSW is a Behavioral Health Therapist. She treats patients at our Washington Heights Health Center in Manhattan. Brianna completed her graduate degree at Fordham University.

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Brianna can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ+ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)

Tendai Hinds, LMSW

Licensed Masters Social Worker, Behavioral Health Therapist

Tendai Hinds, LMSW is a Behavioral Health Therapist. She treats patients at our Lower East Side Health Center in Manhattan. Tendai completed her graduate degree at University of Michigan.

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Tendai can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way

Emily Brock, LMSW

Licensed Masters Social Worker, Behavioral Health Therapist

Emily Brock, LMSW is a Behavioral Health Therapist. She treats patients at our Williamsburg Health Center in Brooklyn. Emily completed her graduate degree at Silberman School of Social Work.

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Emily can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ+ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)

Dana Kidney, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Behavioral Health Therapist

Dana Kidney, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Behavioral Health Therapist. She treats patients at our Williamsburg Health Center. Dana completed her graduate degree at Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.

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Dana can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ+ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Process trauma

Anne Rousselot, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Behavioral Health Therapist

Anne Rousselot, LCSW is a Behavioral Health Regional Manager and Behavioral Health Therapist. She treats patients at all Manhattan centers. Anne completed her graduate degree at Columbia University.

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Anne can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ+ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)

Rondell Johnson, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Behavioral Health Therapist, Manager of Depression Care Program

Rondell Johnson, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He treats patients at our Washington Heights, Lower East Side, Harlem, South Bronx, and Tremont health centers. Rondell completed his Bachelor’s degree in Social Work at CUNY York College and his Master’s degree in Social Work at Hunter College School of Social Work. Rondell has completed training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) treatment through the Parnell Institute and is currently in the process of becoming certified as an EMDR therapist.

Rondell has had multiple years of experience working with marginalized groups and providing direct clinical treatment to adolescents and adults. Rondell has a special interest in working with patients who have had histories of trauma and utilizes an anti-oppressive and anti-racist approach to treatment. Rondell considers himself a “life-long student,” often engaging in various trainings to enhance delivery of service.

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Rondell can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Traumatic or painful memories
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ+ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way

Hina Afridi, LMSW

Licensed Masters Social Worker, Behavioral Health Therapist

Hina Afridi, LMSW is a Licensed Masters Social Worker. She treats patients at our School Based Health Center at Seward Park. Hina Afridi completed her graduate degree at Columbia University School of Social Work.

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Hina can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ+ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)

Margaret Woollatt, LMSW

Licensed Masters Social Worker, Behavioral Health Therapist

Margaret Woollatt, LMSW is a Behavioral Health Therapist. She treats patients at our Health Center in Washington Heights. She completed her graduate degree at Rutgers University.

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Margaret can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ+ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)

Rachel Elzey, LMSW

Licensed Masters Social Worker, Behavioral Health Therapist

Rachel Elzey, LMSW is a Behavioral Health Therapist. She treats patients at our Lower East Side Center in Manhattan. Rachel completed her graduate degree at Columbia University.

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Rachel can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Traumatic or painful events
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ+ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way

Kayla Raff, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Behavioral Health Therapist

Kayla Raff, LCSW is a License Clinical Social Worker. She treats patients at our Lower East Side health clinic. Kayla completed her MSW at NYU.

Kayla is a caring, thoughtful, and compassionate therapist. She believes that the patient is the expert of their own experience, and her role is to help them find the tools to enhance their own inner strength. Kayla is certified in CBT and FFT. She is also competent in CPT, MI, CBT-I and Behavioral activation. Kayla considers herself to be trauma informed and works from an anti-racist, and anti-oppressive lens.

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Kayla can help you with:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ+ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Medication management

Bensy Benjamin, LMSW

Licensed Masters Social Worker, Behavioral Health Therapist

Bensy Benjamin, LMSW is a Behavioral Health Therapist. She treats patients at our Harlem/Helen B. Atkinson Health Center. Bensy Benjamin completed her graduate degree at Adelphi University.

Bensy specializes in evidence based modalities which include Motivational Interviewing (MI), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). Bensy has advanced training in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) through New York University, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) through EMDRIA and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) therapy through Access Mindfulness.

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Bensy can help you with:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Trauma
  • Stress reduction
  • Guided meditations
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ+ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)

Jay Pulitano, LMSW

Licensed Masters Social Worker, Behavioral Health Therapist

Jay Pulitano, LMSW is a Behavioral Health Therapist. He treats patients at our Washington Heights Health Center. Jay completed his graduate degree at CUNY Hunter College. He completed his internship at Callen-Lorde Community Health Center.

Jay Pulitano takes an open-minded, inquisitive, trauma-informed, and client-centered approach in his work as a behavioral health therapist. He approaches his work through an anti-oppressive lens, taking into consideration the impact of racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, able-ism, and other oppressive systems on one’s behavioral health. Jay Pulitano uses a variety of techniques in

his clinical work, including bringing awareness to the impact of a patient’s personal history, teaching relaxation/mindfulness skills, and collaborating with a patient to identify and reshape the thought patterns that have a negative influence on emotions and behavior. Having 5+ years of experience serving the LGBTQ community in community health settings, Jay Pulitano is especially passionate about working with queer and trans individuals.

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Jay can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ+ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)

Jenny Mintz, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Behavioral Health Therapist

Jenny Mintz, LCSW is a Behavioral Health Therapist. She treats patients at our Williamsburg Health Center in Brooklyn. Jenny completed her Bachelor of Arts at Rutgers University. She completed her Master of Social Work at NYU Silver School of Social Work.

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Jenny can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ+ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way

Aleksandra Sevruk, LMSW

Licensed Masters Social Worker, Behavioral Health Therapist

Aleksandra Sevruk, LMSW is a Licensed Masters Social Worker. They treat patients at our Williamsburg Health Center in Brooklyn. Aleksandra is fluent in English.

Aleksandra Sevruk completed their graduate degree at Fordham University.

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Aleksandra can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Traumatic or painful memories
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ+ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way

Yajaira Rosa, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Yajaira Rosa, LCSW is a board certified Behavioral Health Therapist. She treats patients at the South Bronx Health Center in the Bronx.

Yajaira completed her Bachelors of Science in Social Work at Nazareth College and her Masters of Social Work at Fordham University.

Yajaira is bi-lingual, fluent in the Spanish and English language. Yajaira is passionate and committed to helping you enhance personal growth and feel empowered. She uses a collaborative approach and creates a safe space for you to be honest about how you feel in an open and supportive environment. Yajaira specializes in evidence-based interventions for those suffering from depression, anxiety, trauma, interpersonal disputes, low self-esteem, grief, identity confusion, race/cultural stressors, socio-economic stressors, etc., which tailors to your needs. She will help you understand how the connection of your mind and body is essential to your healing. Her goal in session is to help you understand yourself better and provide you with the skills to navigate through stressful situations that led you to seek therapy today.

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Yajaira can help you with:

  • Trauma
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ advocate
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way

Anna Foster, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Anna Foster, PMHNP-BC is a recent graduate of Seattle University’s psychiatric nurse practitioner program. Her nursing experience includes working in an inpatient hospital setting on serious mental illness and chemical dependency floors. Anna feels passionate about serving and treating vulnerable populations, and reducing barriers to accessing quality mental health care. She believes in working in a healthcare team to treat the whole person, and aspires to reduce the stigma around seeking mental health care. In her free time she enjoys cooking, hiking, and spending time with her family and friends.

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Anna can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way
  • Traumatic or painful events
  • Domestic abuse (abuse at home)
  • Help with addiction to heroin or pain medications with suboxone along with counseling, primary care and/or behavioral health treatment
  • Drug abuse

Anne Stevens, MS

Family Nurse Practitioner

Anne Stevens, MS is a recent graduate of the Family Nurse Practitioner program and Holistic Sequence at New York University. Prior to attending NYU, Anne worked for two years as a registered nurse for a non-profit agency in Connecticut that serves adults living with disabilities in group home settings. She is also experienced in caring for children, having worked in an urban pediatric emergency department for five years after earning her bachelor’s degree in nursing. With a life-long dedication to social justice, Anne has volunteered for a variety of programs, both domestically and abroad. As a provider, Anne strives to work closely with patients and families to provide high quality healthcare using a combination of conventional medicine and holistic principles.

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Anne can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control
  • Reproductive health care
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals for special doctors

Christina Stanton, RN, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner

Christina Stanton, RN, MSN, APRN, FNP-C is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She treats patients at our East New York/Dr. Betty Shabazz Health Center in Brooklyn. Erin completed her Master of Science in Nursing degree at the Yale School of Nursing.

Christina is passionate about equity in care, reproductive health, gender affirming care, and has an interest in diabetes management. She has worked on research on the impact of breastfeeding in patients with gestational diabetes. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening in her local community garden, bicycling around town, and traveling.

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Christina can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Reproductive healthcare
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals for special doctors
  • PrEP/PEP
  • Gender-affirming care including hormonal therapy

Erin Swepston, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner

Erin Swepston is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She is also a board certified HIV Specialist. She treats patients at our Lower East Side Health Center in Manhattan. Erin completed her Master of Science in Nursing degree at Columbia University.

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Erin can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Reproductive healthcare
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals for special doctors

Maria Pizzirusso, DNP, MPH, FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner

Maria Pizzirusso, DNP, MPH, FNP-BC is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She treats patients at our Washington Heights Health Center in Manhattan. Maria earned both her Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice from the Columbia University School of Nursing. Prior to this, she earned a Master of Public Health from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where her primary focus on health promotion and disease prevention..

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Maria can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Headache/migraine, nerve pain, back/neck pain, memory problems, long COVID
  • Referrals for special doctors

Madeline Kenler, FNP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner

Madeline Kenler, FNP-C is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She treats patients at our Harlem/Helen B. Atkinson Health Center. Madeline completed her graduate degree at Yale University School of Nursing.

Madeline began her nursing career in New Haven, CT at the Yale Student Health Center, providing education about sexual health in primary care. She has a special interest in pediatric/adolescent holistic care, gender-affirming/transgender care, sexual and reproductive health, and diabetes care.

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Madeline can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Reproductive healthcare
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals for special doctors
  • Gender-affirming care

Nicole Rodriguez RN, FNP- BC

Family Nurse Practitioner

Nicole Rodriguez RN, FNP- BC is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She treats patients at our Lower East Side and Williamsburg Health Centers in Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York . Nicole completed her graduate degree at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Institute of Health Professions.

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Nicole can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Reproductive healthcare
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals for special doctors
  • Medication Assisted Treatment for Substance Use Disorder

Hunter Polese, FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner

Hunter Polese, FNP-BC is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She treats patients at our Washington Heights Health Center and Mobile Units in the South Bronx and Jackson Heights. Hunter completed her nursing and graduate degrees at Columbia University.

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Hunter can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • HIV prevention/ PEP and PrEP
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Reproductive healthcare
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals for special doctors

Julian D. Williams, NP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner

Julian D. Williams, NP-C is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. He treats patients at our Long Island City Health Center in Queens. He completed his graduate degree at Frontier Nursing University.

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Julian can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Reproductive healthcare
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals for special doctors
  • MAT (Suboxone)

Kayla Nebbitt, FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner

Kayla Nebbitt, FNP-BC is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She treats patients at our Williamsburg Health Center and Mobile Health Centers in Brooklyn and Manhattan.

She has worked in various healthcare roles in home health, med-surg/oncology, addiction services, urgent care, and in the operating room. Most recently she worked as a registered nurse in family medicine, at a large clinic in Seattle that treats the underserved. Throughout her education at Massachusetts General Hospital, she volunteered at a primary care clinic that offered free medical care to uninsured patients. She also spent time in India, volunteering in a local hospital and within the community, and researching waterborne diseases and the country’s goals for improving basic health needs. She has an interest in providing care for people from all different financial, cultural, and social backgrounds, and diminishing the barriers related to access to care.

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Kayla can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Suboxone (Medication-Assisted Treatment)
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control
  • Reproductive healthcare
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals for special doctors
  • Transgender care

Brianna Bouchez, MSN

Family Nurse Practitioner

Brianna Bouchez, MSN is a graduate of Yale University’s Family Nurse Practitioner program with a concentration in diabetes management. Her work as a registered nurse includes acute care pediatrics, adult intensive care, and adolescent psychiatric care. Brianna holds a faculty position in a vocational nursing program, where she teaches in the classroom and clinical settings. She is an endorsed instructor for the Department of Children and Family Services, where she instructs residential care facilities on the principles of safe medication administration. Volunteering in Haiti was a pivotal experience in shifting her focus to primary care. Brianna is passionate about patient education and a career in the community health setting.

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Brianna can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control
  • Reproductive health care
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals for special doctors

Nelson Valenzuela, MSN, FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner

Nelson Valenzuela, FNP-BC is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner treating patients at our Bronx and Manhattan Health Centers. He speaks English and Spanish.

Mr. Valenzuela completed his undergraduate degrees at SUNY Downstate School Of Nursing. He completed his Master’s in Nursing at NYU College of Nursing.

Mr. Valenzuela is an Army Veteran who has previously worked at NYU Langone Medical Center providing care to the general pediatric population for 5 years as a registered nurse prior to becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner.

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Nelson can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals for special doctors

Alison Martin, MSN, FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner

Alison Martin, DNP, FNP-BC is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner treating patients at our Phoenix School Based Health Center in Washington Heights. She speaks English and Spanish.

Alison is dedicated to keeping adolescents healthy so they can take advantage of educational opportunities.

Dr Martin completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in English at Trinity College and an Associates degree in Nursing at Norwalk Community College. She completed her Doctorate in Nursing at Quinnipiac University. She graduated from the CHN NP Fellowship Program.

She has previously worked at AmeriCares providing care to immigrants and the underinsured.

Poster presentation
CPHA 2015 Conference: Decreasing HIV/STD Risk Behaviors in Adolescent Latinos: Family Effect

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Alison can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control
  • Reproductive health care
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals for special doctors

Kelly Horn, DO

Medical Director

Kelly Horn, DO is a board certified Family Physician treating patients of all ages. You can see her at CHN Jamaica in Queens.

Dr. Horn completed her undergraduate degree at SUNY Geneseo in Geneseo, NY and her medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and medical residency in Family Medicine at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center.

Dr. Horn provides full-spectrum family medicine to patients of all ages. She has a special interest in women’s health, preventative care, and transgender health. Dr. Horn speaks conversational Spanish.

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Dr. Horn can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens) for patients newborn and up
  • Prenatal Care (care during pregnancy)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • Gender affirming care, including hormones
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control, including Nexplanon (long-term birth control) and IUDs
  • Reproductive health care
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals for special doctors

May Lemon, RDN, CDN, CLC

Nutritionist

May Lemon, RDN, CDN, CLC is a board certified Nutritionist. You can see her Monday-Wednesday, and Friday at Jamaica Health Center or Thursdays at Stuphin Health Center in Queens.  She speaks English, Spanish/, and Cantonese.

May Lemon got her Nutrition degree at Queens College CUNY in New York City and Business degree in Finance at Baruch College CUNY in New York City.

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May Lemon can help you with:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Diabetes
  • Losing or gaining weight
  • Getting ready for weight loss surgery
  • Grocery store tours
  • Nutrition help at home
  • Eating disorders
  • Stomach pain from food
  • Group classes

Melissa Olson, RD, CDN

Nutritionist

Melissa Olson, RD is a board certified Nutritionist. You can see her on Thursdays, 9am to 5pm at Crown Heights Health Center in Brooklyn. She speaks English and some Spanish.

Melissa got her nutrition degree at Washington State University in Pullman, WA.

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Melissa can help you with:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Diabetes
  • Losing or gaining weight
  • Getting ready for weight loss surgery
  • Grocery store tours
  • Nutrition help at home
  • Stomach pain from food
  • Group classes

Anna Rickards, MS, RDN/CDN, CLC

Nutritionist

Anna Rickards, MS, RDN/CDN, CLC is a board certified Nutritionist. You can see her Monday-Friday at Tremont Health Center in the Bronx. She speaks English and Spanish.

Anna got her Nutrition degree at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City, a BA in biology from Oberlin College in Ohio, and is a Certified Lactation Counselor.

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Anna can help you with:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Infant feeding
  • Diabetes
  • Losing or gaining weight
  • Getting ready for weight loss surgery
  • Grocery store tours
  • Nutrition help at home
  • Stomach pain from food
  • Group classes
  • Constipation
  • Picky Eaters
  • Nutrition for kids

Rosemary Olivera, CNM

Rosemary Olivera, CNM is a board certified in midwifery treating patients in Queens. She is certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board in Pediatric Primary Care.

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Ms. Olivera focuses on:

  • prenatal care
  • family planning
  • Birth Control including IUDs and Nexplanons
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment

Gladys Christophe, CNM

Midwife

Gladys Christophe, CNM is board certified in midwifery treating patients in Brooklyn. She is certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board in Pediatric Primary Care.

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Ms. Christophe focuses on:

  • Prenatal care
  • Family planning
  • Birth Control including IUDs and Nexplanons
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment

Erin Langus, LCSW-R

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Erin Langus, LCSW-R is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She treats patients at CHN Long Island City in Queens. Erin speaks English and Spanish.

Erin completed her undergraduate degree at Manhattanville College and her Masters in Social Work at Boston College.

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Erin can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)

Chasya Soroka, LCSW

Chasya Soroka, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She treats patients at Caribbean House Health Center in Brooklyn.

She completed her undergraduate degree at CUNY Brooklyn College  and her Master of Science in Social Work at NYU Silver School of Social Work.

Chasya has experience working with adults, teens, children and their families.

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Chasya can help you with….

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way
  • Traumatic or painful events

Chasya also works with psychiatrists who can help you with…

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Psychiatric evaluation (test to see what mental health care you may need)
  • Taking your medicines the right way

Christian Milton, LCSW

Christian Milton, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She treats patients at CHN East New York in Brooklyn, New York. Christian Milton is fluent in English.

Taking your medicines the right way Christian  Milton has 10 years  of  experience  working  with   families,  children  and  adults in  various  life  stages. She enjoys painting, photography and rehabbing old furniture.

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Christian Milton can help you with….

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way
  • Traumatic or painful events Christian  Milton completed his/her Bachelors  of  Art at Bernard M. Baruch  College, CUNY and his/her Masters of  Science in  Social  Work at Yeshiva University, Wurzweiler  School  of  Social  Work.

Christian Milton also works with psychiatrists who can help you with…

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Psychiatric evaluation (test to see what mental health care you may need)

Andrea Ciano, DO

Andrea Ciano, DO is a family physician and board certified Doctor of Osteopathy treating patients at our Sutphin Boulevard health center in Queens. Dr. Ciano speaks Spanish.

Dr. Ciano completed her undergraduate degree at the Binghamton University and her medical degree at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and her residency at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center.

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Dr. Ciano can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Reproductive health care
  • Health screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals to other doctors

Jomary Garcia, LMHC

Behavioral Health Therapist

Jomary Garcia, LMHC a is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She treats patients at CHN Williamsburg in Brooklyn. Jomary speaks English and Spanish.

Jomary completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at St. Joseph’s College and her Master’s of Science in Mental Health Counseling at Long Island University.

Jomary has over 7 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults in a variety of mental health settings. On her personal time, she enjoys reading, hiking, and traveling.

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Jomary Garcia can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)

Miranda Galbraith, LCSW

Miranda Galbraith, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She treats patients at the Washington Heights Health Center in Manhattan. Ms. Galbraith speaks English and Spanish.

Ms. Galbraith completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at St. Michael’s College and her Masters degree in Social Work at Fordham University.

Ms. Galbraith has worked with adults and adolescents in the U.S. and in the Dominican Republic.

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Ms. Galbraith can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way
  • Traumatic or painful eventsMs. Galbraith also works with psychiatrists who can help you with.

Lisa Braun, LCSW-R

Mental Health Clinical Supervisor

Lisa Braun, LCSW-R is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She treats patients at CHN Crown Heights in Brooklyn.

Lisa completed her Bachelors of Arts degree at Clark University and her Master’s degree in Social Work at Hunter College School of Social Work.

Lisa has had 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents and their families. She has a special interest in working with patients who have had a history of trauma and has completed a three year course of study in Somatic Experiencing

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Lisa can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way
  • Traumatic or painful events

Lisa also works with psychiatrists who can help you with…

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Psychiatric evaluation (test to see what mental health care you may need)
  • Taking your medicines the right way

Olivia Mora-Lett, LCSW, ABD

Olivia Mora-Lett, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She treats patients at CHN Tremont and CHN South Bronx. She is fluent in Spanish.

Olivia Mora completed her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and Spanish at the University of Arizona and her Masters of Social Work at Arizona State University. She is currently pursuing a PhD at Smith College.

Olivia Mora has over 10 years of  outpatient trauma focused experience specializing in the mental health needs of marginalized populations including LGBTQ, Latin American immigrants, refugees, and gender based violence survivors. She enjoys running and reading in her free time.

Peer reviewed publications:

Prince, J.D., Ansbrow, J., Bennedict, A. DiCostanzo, J. Mora, O. (2016). Making connections: severe mental illness and closeness with other people. Social Work in Mental Health. 

Probst, B., Harris, D., Pehm, J., Lindquist, R., Mora, O., Hallas, V., & Sandoval, S. (2015). In our voices: A collaborative reflection on teaching and being taught. Qualitative Social Work doi: 1473325015618772

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Olivia Mora can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way
  • Traumatic or painful events

Olivia Mora also works with psychiatrists who can help you with…

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Psychiatric evaluation (test to see what mental health care you may need)
  • Taking your medicines the right way

Judy Tam, DMD

Judy Tam, DMD is a general dentist who treats patients at our health center in Harlem. Dr. Tam completed her undergraduate degree at Stony Brook University and her dental degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. She completed her residency at the Brooklyn V.A. Medical Center.

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Dr. Tam can help you with:

  • Diagnosing oral (mouth) problems and treatment planning
  • Teeth cleaning (general and deep cleaning)
  • Sealants (to prevent cavities in children and teens)
  • Silver and white fillings for cavities
  • Crowns and bridges
  • Extractions (tooth removal)
  • Partial and Full Dentures
  • Root canal therapy (not on back teeth)

Colin Williams, DDS

Colin Williams, DDS is a dentist. He treats patients at our East New York/Dr. Betty Shabazz Health Center in Brooklyn. Dr. Williams completed his dental degree at NYU College of Dentistry. He completed his General Practice Residency (GPR) at Peninsula Hospital.

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Dr. Williams can help you with:

  • Diagnosing oral (mouth) problems and treatment planning
  • Teeth cleaning (general and deep cleaning)
  • Sealants (to prevent cavities in children and teens)
  • Silver and white fillings for cavities
  • Crowns and bridges
  • Extractions (tooth removal)
  • Partial and Full Dentures
  • Root canal therapy (not on back teeth)

Avrielle White, DNP, PMHNP, BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Avrielle White, DNP, PMHNP, BC is a board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She treats patients at our Lower East Side and Washington Heights Health Centers in New York City. Avrielle completed her graduate degree at Columbia University.

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Dr. Co can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Psychiatric evaluation (test to see what mental health care you may need)
  • Taking your medicines the right way
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Shelley A. Co, DO

Psychiatry

Shelley A. Co, DO is a board certified Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist treating patients at our health centers in Crown Heights, Williamsburg, and East New York.

Dr. Co completed her medical degree/graduate degree at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine – Harlem. She completed her residency at Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital and her fellowship at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University.

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Dr. Co can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Psychiatric evaluation (test to see what mental health care you may need)
  • Taking your medicines the right way
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Joseph G. Squitieri, DO

Director of Psychiatry

Dr. Joseph Squitieri, DO is a board certified Psychiatrist treating patients at CHN South Bronx.

Dr. Squitieri completed his undergraduate degree at Fordham University. He completed his medical degree at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and his psychiatry residency training program at St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center, where he served as chief resident in his last year.

Dr. Squitieri has special training and experience in group therapy and quality improvement through the use of Team STEPPS in acute care psychiatry to improve team work and patient safety.

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Dr. Squitieri can help you with:

  • General mental health care
  • Depression
  • Anxiety (feeling nervous or worried)
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Psychiatric evaluation (test to see what mental health care you may need)
  • Taking your medicines the right way

Dr. Squitieri also works with therapists who can help you with:

  • Family problems
  • Relationship problems
  • LGBTQ problems
  • Self-esteem (having respect for yourself)
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Social phobia (feeling shy and nervous around others)
  • Taking your medicines the right way
  • Traumatic or painful events
  • Help with addiction to heroin or pain medications with suboxone along with counseling, primary care and/or behavioral health treatment

Timothy Oakes, MSN, FNP-BC

Timothy Oakes, FNP is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. He treats patients at our Crown Heights Health Center in Brooklyn and Seward Park School Based Health Center in Manhattan. Timothy speaks English and Spanish.

Timothy completed a Bachelors of Arts in American Studies at Bard College, with a concentration in Education and Photography. Timothy completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing at Columbia University.

Timothy has fifteen years of work experience prior to his entry into the healthcare profession, where he worked in the health and fitness industry, produced fine art aerial photography, and taught junior high school in the New York City public school system. Timothy is an avid competitive cyclist and accomplished triathlete. He was raised in Manhattan, and currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.

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Timothy can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control, including Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Reproductive healthcare
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals for other doctors

Richard Cindrich, MD

Internal Medicine

Richard Cindrich, MD is a board certified Internal Medicine doctor treating patients at our Jamaica Health Center in Queens, East New York Health Center in Brooklyn, and South Bronx Health Center in The Bronx. Dr. Cindrich completed his Doctor of Medicine degree at University of Colorado, his residency in Internal Medicine at The University of Iowa, and his fellowship in Infectious Disease at University of California.

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Dr. Cindrich provides:

  • Yearly exams
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Care for patients with HIV/AIDS
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Health screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals to other doctors

Rochelle Wong, MD

Internal Medicine

Rochelle Wong, MD is a board certified Internal Medicine doctor treating patients at our Long Island City Health Center in Queens, NY. Dr. Wong completed her medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed her residency at Weill Cornell Internal Medicine.

She can speak Spanish and Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese). She is interested in fatty liver disease and metabolic syndrome. She has published on the use of multidisciplinary clinic models to manage complex fatty liver disease.

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Dr. Wong provides:

  • Yearly exams
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Care for patients with HIV/AIDS
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Health screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals to other doctors

Satoko Kanahara, MD, FAAP, AAHIVS

Medical Director, Adult Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, HIV care

Dr. Satoko Kanahara, MD is a board certified Pediatrician and an Adult Internal Medicine doctor. She treats patients at our South Bronx Health Center. She speaks fluent English and Japanese and medical Spanish.

Dr. Kanahara completed her undergraduate degree at Oberlin College and received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University. She completed her internship and residency at Baylor College of Medicine.

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Dr. Kanahara provides:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Care for patients with HIV/AIDS
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Reproductive healthcare
  • Health screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals to other doctors
  • Transgender care

Justin Torrente, MD

Dr. Justin Torrente, MD is a board certified Family Medicine Doctor treating patients at our East New York/Dr. Betty Shabazz Health Center in East New York, Brooklyn.

Dr. Torrente completed his undergraduate degree at Princeton University and his medical degree at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. He completed his residency at Crozer Keystone Family Medicine Center.

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Dr. Torrente can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment

 

  • Reproductive health care
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals for special doctors

Sharon Griffith, MD, FACOG

Director, Women’s Health Services, OB/GYN

Dr. Sharon Griffith, MD is the Director of Women’s Health and a board certified OB/GYN. She treats patients at our South Bronx Health Center in the Bronx.

Dr. Griffith completed her undergraduate degree at Brooklyn College and her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed her residency at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center.

Her special interests include:

  • Promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health Justice
  • Decreasing racial disparities in maternal health outcomes
  • Incorporating preconception health screenings into primary care
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Dr. Griffith can help you with:

  • Yearly gynecologic exams for cis-women and trans-men
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • Mammograms (tests for breast cancer)
  • Evaluation of gynecologic conditions- menstrual problems, fibroids, infertility
  • Management of menopausal symptoms
  • Colposcopy (a closer look at the cervix after an abnormal pap smear)
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Preconception Care (preparing for pregnancy)
  • Prenatal and Postpartum care (care during pregnancy and after delivery)
  • Interconception care (care for new moms between pregnancies)
  • Breastfeeding tips and support
  • Help with healthy eating
  • Health screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Referrals to other doctors

Karl Cirincione, DPM

Karl Cirincione, DPM is a board certified podiatrist treating patients in Brooklyn.

Dr. Cirincione completed his undergraduate degree at Queens College and his podiatry degree at New York College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and St. Barnabas Hospital.

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Dr. Cirincione provides treatment for:

  • Ingrown toenails
  • Heel pain
  • Plantar warts
  • Painful bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Sprained ankles
  • Fungal Toenails
  • Athletes Foot/Fungal Infections
  • Foot problems for people with diabetes (high blood sugar)

Holly Weiner Rainey, MSN, CNM

Holly Weiner Rainey, CNM is a Certified Nurse Midwife treating patients in Manhattan and the Bronx.

Holly completed a Bachelors of Art in Human Development with Women’s Studies at Antioch College. Holley completed a certificate of professional nursing at Frances Payne Bolton and completed her Masters of Science in Nursing at Case Western Reserve University.

Holly has worked as a midwife in both the outpatient and inpatient setting. Holly has also taught childbirth education classes to pregnant patients and their families

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Holly can help you with:.

  • Yearly exams for women
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Prenatal care (care during pregnancy)
  • Breastfeeding tips and support
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Help with healthy eating
  • Referrals for special doctors

Grace Chow, MD, AAHIVS

Internal Medicine

Dr. Grace Chow, MD is a board certified Internal Medicine Doctor treating patients in Queens. She speaks English and Mandarin Chinese.

Dr. Chow completed her undergraduate degree at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/City College of New York and her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She completed her residency at New York Medical College and the UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research.

Dr. Chow has done research at Memorial Sloan Kettering, Baystate Medical Center and Mount Sinai Hospital.

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Dr. Chow can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI testing and treatment
  • Birth control not including IUDs , Nexplanon
  • Reproductive health care
  • Health screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals to other doctors

Marie Garnes, MD

Dr. Marie Garnes, MD is a board certified Pediatrician treating patients in Queens. Dr. Garnes speaks English and Creole.

Dr. Garnes completed her undergraduate degree and medical degree at the Universite D’Etat D’Haiti, Faculte De Medecine in Haiti and her residency at Woodhull Medical Mental Health Center.

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Dr. Garnes can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment for teens
  • Birth control
  • Reproductive health care for teens
  • Camp check-ups
  • School health forms
  • Vaccines (shots)
  • Help with healthy eating
  • Help dealing with stress
  • Referrals to other doctors

Noemi Charnow, MD

Instructor in Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College

Dr. Noemi Charnow, MD is a board certified Pediatrician treating patients in Queens through our partnership with Cornell University.

Dr. Charnow completed her undergraduate degree at the State University of New York at Binghamton and her medical degree from Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine in Israel. She completed her medical residency at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore.

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Dr. Charnow can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment for teens
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control) for teens
  • Reproductive health care for teens
  • Camp check-ups
  • School health forms
  • Vaccines (shots)
  • Help with healthy eating
  • Help dealing with stress
  • Referrals to other doctors

Andrea Card, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Andrea Card, MD is a board certified Internal Medicine Doctor treating patients at our Long Island City health center through our partnership with Cornell University.

Dr. Card received her medical degree at University of Miami School of Medicine. She completed her residency in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Miami.

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Dr. Card can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control
  • Health screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals to other doctors

Prina Amin, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College

Dr. Prina Amin, MD is a board certified Pediatrician treating patients in Queens through our partnership with Cornell University.

Dr. Amin completed her undergraduate degree at Rutgers University and her medical degree and residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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Dr. Amin can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment for teens
  • Birth control
  • Reproductive health care for teens
  • Camp check-ups
  • School health forms
  • Vaccines (shots)
  • Help with healthy eating
  • Help dealing with stress
  • Referrals to other doctors

Evelyn Addo-Wallace, MSN, MPH, WHNP-BC

Medical Director

Evelyn Addo-Wallace, WHNP is a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner treating patients in Manhattan. Evelyn speaks English and Spanish.

Evelyn Addo-Wallace completed a Bachelors of Art in Latin American Sociology. Evelyn completed her Bachelors of Science in Nursing and Masters of Science in Nursing at Columbia University. Evelyn completed her Masters in Public Health in Socio-medical Sciences at Columbia University as well. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, Evelyn worked as a Registered Nurse in occupational health.

Evelyn is a passionate health advocate for adolescent girls and young women. As both a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and a public health professional, she embraces the opportunity to provide evidence-based, comprehensive health care to women with a special focus on adolescents, sexual health counseling, contraception education and promotion of safe sexual practices.

 

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Evelyn will help you with:

  • Yearly exams for women
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • Birth control, including Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Prenatal care (care during pregnancy)
  • Breastfeeding tips and support
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Help with healthy eating
  • Referrals for special doctors

Jenny Tan, MSN, MPH, ANP-BC

Jenny Tan, ANP is a board certified Adult Nurse Practitioner. She treats anyone over 18 years old at many of CHN’s Health Centers.

Jenny completed a Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience and Bachelors of Art in Psychology at University of California, Los Angeles. Jenny completed her Bachelors of Science in Nursing and Masters of Science in Nursing at John Hopkins University. Jenny completed her Masters of Public Health at John Hopkins University.

Jenny provided primary medical care to the population in El Naranjito, Dominican Republic, on a volunteer medical mission trip treating episodic problems and managing chronic diseases in January 2014. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, Jenny worked as a Registered Nurse in Trauma Emergency Department and Surgery units.

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Jenny can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Treatment of general health problems
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Birth control
  • Care for patients with HIV/AIDS
  • Health screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Care for long term health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and obesity
  • Referrals to other doctors

Sandra Rolston, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College

Dr. Sandra Rolston, MD is a board certified Pediatrician treating patients in Queens through our partnership with Cornell University.

Dr. Rolston completed her undergraduate degree at Boston College and completed her medical degree from Georgetown University. She completed her residency in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine at Baystate Medical Center.

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Dr. Rolston can help you with:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment for teens
  • Birth control
  • Reproductive health care for teens
  • Camp check-ups

 

  • School health forms
  • Vaccines (shots)
  • Help with healthy eating
  • Help dealing with stress
  • Referrals to other doctors

Natalee Bussoletti, MSN, WHNP-BC

Senior Advanced Practice Nurse

Natalee Bussoletti, WHNP is a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner treating patients in the Bronx. She speaks English and Spanish.

Natalee completed a Bachelors of Science in Biology at the University of San Francisco. Natalee completed a Bachelors of Science in Nursing and Masters of Science in Nursing at Columbia University.

Natalee is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at New York University, College of Nursing and a Clinical Instructor at University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing. Natalee’s interests are primarily in reproductive care and sex positive health education. She is committed to being a clinical instructor for nurse practitioner students.

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Natalee can help you with:

  • Yearly exams for women
  • Pap smears (test for cervical cancer)
  • Birth control, including IUDs and Nexplanon (long-term birth control)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment
  • Help with healthy eating
  • Prenatal care (care during pregnancy)
  • Safe sex information
  • Breastfeeding tips and support
  • Health Screenings (tests that look for health problems before you have signs)
  • Help with healthy eating
  • Referrals to other doctors

Laurence Cloutier-Champagne, DPM

Dr. Laurence Cloutier-Champagne, DPM is a board certified podiatrist treating patients at CHN Harlem and CHN Washington Heights. Dr. Champagne treats patients of all ages. She speaks English and French.

Dr. Champagne received her Doctorate from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 2009. She completed her 3 years surgical residency program and 1 year fellowship at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn. Dr. Champagne  is board certified with the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.

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Dr. Champagne can help you with:

  • Pediatric foot problems
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Heel pain
  • Plantar warts
  • Foot care for people with diabetes
  • Painful bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Sprained ankles
  • Athletes foot/fungal infections
  • General foot questions

Evodie Severe, RDH

Ms. Evodie Severe, RDH is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She sees patients at many CHN health centers in Queens, Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Ms. Evodie Severe received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and graduated from the NYU College of Dentistry Dental Hygiene Program.

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Ms. Evodie Severe can help you with:

  • Preventive care cleanings
  • Sealants (to prevent cavities in children and teens)
  • Oral (mouth) health education

Akanksha Manchanda-Gera, DDS

Manchanda-Gera, DDS is a dentist. She treats patients at the Sutphin Boulevard Health Center in Queens. She speaks English, Hindi, and Punjabi. Dr. Gera sees patients of all ages.

Dr. Gera completed her undergraduate degree in Political Science at Queens College and her graduate degree in Dental Surgery at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.

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Dr. Gera can help you with:

  • Diagnosing oral (mouth) problems and treatment planning
  • Teeth cleaning (general and deep cleaning)
  • Sealants (to prevent cavities in children and teens)
  • Silver and white fillings for cavities
  • Crowns and bridges
  • Extractions (tooth removal)
  • Partial and Full Dentures
  • Root canal therapy (not on back teeth)

Taisha Benjamin, MD

Medical Director and Director of Pediatrics

Dr. Taisha Benjamin, MD is a board certified pediatrician treating patients (up to 21 years old) in Brooklyn. She speaks English and Spanish.

Dr. Benjamin completed her undergraduate degree at City College of New York and her medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital.

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Dr. Benjamin provides:

  • Yearly exams
  • Pediatrics (care for babies, children, and teens)
  • STI (infections you can get from sex) testing and treatment for teens
  • Birth control
  • Reproductive health care
  • Camp check-ups
  • School health forms
  • Vaccines (shots)
  • Help with healthy eating
  • Help dealing with stress
  • Referrals to other doctors

Gregory Taddeo, DDS

Chief Dental Officer

Gregory Taddeo, DDS is Chief Dental Officer and a board certified dentist treating patients in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Dr. Taddeo completed his undergraduate degree at Fairfield University and his dental degree at New York University College of Dentistry. He completed his internship and residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital.

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Dr. Taddeo provides:

  • Diagnosing oral (mouth) problems and treatment planning
  • Teeth cleaning (general and deep cleaning)
  • Sealants (to prevent cavities in children and teens)
  • Silver and white fillings for cavities
  • Crowns and bridges
  • Extractions (tooth removal)
  • Partial and full dentures
  • Root canal treatment (not on back teeth)

Dr. Alexander Nmoma Jr., DPM

Podiatrist

Dr. Alexander Nmoma Jr., DPM is a board certified podiatrist and foot and ankle specialist treating patients at our health centers in the Lower East Side, South Bronx, East New York (Health Hub), and Tremont. Dr. Nmoma has expert training in many areas, including: treating common foot and ankle disorders, sports medicine diabetic foot care, fractures and sprains, and much more.

Dr. Nmoma Graduated from Western Carolina University with a B.S. degree in Clinical Laboratory Science. He received his medical degree from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine/ Kent State University. He then started his extensive residency journey at the Maryland Healthcare system (which was inclusive of Baltimore, VA hospital, University Maryland, DC VA hospital). He then completed his Surgical Residency Training at the St. Barnabas Hospital level one trauma center in Bronx, NY. Dr. Nmoma believes in taking care of his patients one Foot at a time and getting them back to a better standard of Health.

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Dr. Nmoma provides treatment for:

  • Ingrown toenails
  • Heel pain
  • Plantar warts
  • Painful bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Sprained ankles
  • Fungal Toenails
  • Athletes Foot/Fungal Infections
  • Foot problems for people with diabetes (high blood sugar)

Craig Herman, DPM

Director of Podiatry

Dr. Craig Herman, DPM is a board certified podiatrist treating patients throughout the Bronx and Queens.

Dr. Herman completed his undergraduate degree at SUNY Buffalo and his podiatry degree at New York College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his residency at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Dr. Herman provides treatment for:

  • Ingrown toenails
  • Heel pain
  • Plantar warts
  • Painful bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Sprained ankles
  • Fungal Toenails
  • Athletes Foot/Fungal Infections
  • Foot problems for people with diabetes (high blood sugar)

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