Myriam SalazarRecovery and Harm Reduction Program Manager

Ron PressMD

Janeen MaasMDPhysician

Erik Alexander WatsonDDS

In my mind, there is no greater calling than serving communities in need.  As a dad, dentist, and U.S. Army Reserve Officer, it is with great enthusiasm that I have returned to La Familia Medical Center and the beautiful Southwest! I am looking forward to reconnecting with our community, patients, and staff!

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Doctor of Dental Surgery - Howard University.  Certificate, Advanced Education General Dentistry - Howard University, Certificate, Implant Dentistry - Medical College of Georgia, Master of…

Celia JonesCFNP

Niraj GanjawalaMD

Juan DeosesLMSWMental Health Therapist

“Originally from Chihuahua, Mexico and raised in Santa Fe,  I am a licensed social worker, fully bilingual, and passionate about delivering linguistically and culturally sensitive mental health and substance use…

Alondra Hernandez CENA Coordinator

Aviva FaustIBCLC

Jafet Gonzalez-ZakarchencoMDPsychiatry

CeCe KurzwegGeneral Counsel

Kimber LopezCFNP

Harini DharmagaddaRDH

Camilo Werlin-MartinezMD

Diana PachecoBoard Member

Shelley Mann-LevBoard Member

Maya ArmstrongMD

Family practitioners are my people, because I am an advocate at heart. Throughout my life, the focus of my advocacy has alternated between the natural environment and the humans who…

Denise Taitano-RitterMD

I was born and raised on the tiny island of Guam, a Pacific territory of the United States. The hospitable nature of the people, local food, and music of the…

Kim Ray Krupnick,RNDirector of Health Education

Rosie BustillosBSN, RNClinical Nurse Manager

Joshua LeidermanMDAssistant Medical Director of Substance Abuse Treatment

Dr. Josh Leiderman is a practicing clinician and the Assistant Medical Director of Substance Use and Recovery Programs at La Familia.  He has certification in Family Medicine with additional Board…

Bonnie LochnerRNChief Clinical Officer

Rich DePippoBoard Member

I am very pleased to join the board of La Familia. Every day, La Familia is providing excellent, vital, medical care to diverse patients, and treating each of them with…

Mario Pacheco, MDVice President of Board of Directors

La Familia Medical Center has always been, and will always be, the place that I call home. This is where I started my career and has continued to be my reference point for what a top-notch medical home should look like. The mission is a noble one and the staff is the ultimate model of how mission-driven individuals can work together as a team to improve health services access to a community."

Mario F. Pacheco, M.D. is a Board Certified family physician who has provided comprehensive family care to medically indigent populations in northern New Mexico.  He is the founding director of…

Randy MurrayBoard Member

"I have been a patient at La Familia Medical Center for five years and because of the exemplary service I have received I want to focus on giving back to La Familia in my capacity as a member of the development committee."

Randy joined the Board in 2011. He is currently the Co-Chair of the Strategy & Development Committee, has served on the Fiance Committee, Quality Improvement Committee and Compliance & Risk…

Deborah WeissPresident of Board of Directors

La Familia Medical Center fills essential roles in Santa Fe by providing access to quality health care and by its significant contribution to the training of family medicine physicians. I feel fortunate to be in a position to support these activities through my membership on the Board of Trustees."

Ms. Weiss is a consultant working with the New Mexico Primary Care Training Consortium providing direction and support to the collaborative activities of the four Family Medicine Residency Programs in…

Larry Cohen, MDSecretary of Board of Directors

"I am honored and grateful to have been chosen to serve on the board of La Familia Medical Center. Their mission to serve a significant, diverse and often underprivileged group of our society is most important to our city and culture."

Dr. Cohen joined the board in 2011. He serves on the Quality Improvement Committee.  Dr. Cohen has also served on the Executive Committee, Finance Committee and Compliance & Risk Committee.…

Ramona Flores-LopezTreasurer of Board of Directors

"I have been a supporter of La Familia Medical Center since I moved to Santa Fe in the late 70’s. La Familia Medical Center provides superb care and respects the dignity of all who seek care at its various clinics."

Ramona has served La Familia Medical Center's Board of Directors in various capacities and returned to the Board in July 2014. Ramona has served on the Executive Committee, Governance Committee,…

Maria Jose Rodriguez CadizBoard Member

Doug DoranBoard Member

Thomas W. OlsonBoard Member

"La Familia Medical Center is committed to serving the health care needs of all people in our community without regard to their financial resources and ability to pay. Supporting that vital and challenging mission and the dedicated staff serving our patients will be my foremost priorities in serving as a director."

Tom has practiced law in Santa Fe and represented clients in the health care industry for more than 40 years.  He has also been privileged to serve as a director…

Lauren WaltersdorfMD

Brendan VaheyDDS

Dr. Brendan R. Vahey graduated from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry class of 2014. Currently, he is finishing a Post-Doctoral Masters Thesis in Dental Implants from the…

Ingrid TysonCFNP

Ingrid Tyson joined La Familia Medical Center in November 2013. She graduated with a Masters of Science / Family Nurse Practitioner in 1996 from Columbia University New York, NY and…

Mervianna ThompsonCFNP

Mervianna comes to La Familia via Houston where she was employed at another Federally Qualified Health Center. She and her husband have owned a home in Santa Fe for several…

Polly SummarLPCC

“I see behavioral health as existing on a spectrum.  Everyone feels anxiety and depression at some point in their lives but sometimes these challenges become too much to handle alone.”…

Spirit SullivanRDH

Education: University of New Mexico, Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene

Edwin SteffyDDS

Dr. Steffy had a private practice in Santa Fe for many years.

Kristina SinnottMD

Dr. Sinnott graduated from the Univeristy of Iowa Medical School with a Medical Degree. Intern at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, Grand Rapids, MI and attended Mayo Clinic Family Medicine…

Matthew SchmidtMD

Dr. Schmidt received his medical degree from the Kansas University School of Medicine in 2009.  He completed his residency at Southwest Washington Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington and Portland, Oregon…

Melissa RosenMD

Mary Hasbah RoesselMDPsychiatrist

“I am Dine, from Navajo Nation in Arizona and New Mexico.  I have expertise in cultural psychiatry and in complementary and alternative medicine.  I appreciate the diversity of the patients…

Melissa RiggLCSW, MBA, CSTMental Health Therapist

“My approach to therapy is rooted in the belief that all people have similar thoughts, feelings, behaviors and experiences, just in varying degrees.  This belief contributes to my ability to…

Elizabeth ReynoldsDirector, Health Care for the Homeless

Kimberly PolancoChief Financial Officer

Lisa MooreMDSite Resident Director

Dr. Moore grew up in Houston, Texas.  She completed medical school at Loyola University in Chicago and did her residency in family medicine a the University of Chicago.

Sherry Montoya, RPhRegistered Pharmacist

Maria McMahonCNP

Ms. McMahon did her medical training at the University of New Mexico. She has been in Santa Fe since 1997. She is particularly interested in homeless health issues, women's health…

Laura McCannMS, RD, LDDietitan

Laura is our Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, having earned her MS and BS in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of New Mexico. She joined LFMC in 2011 and offers individual…

Alan MarxCFNP, MSNNurse Practitioner

Alan Marx has been a provider at La Familia since 1990. He received his Physician's Assistant and Nurse Practitioner certification in North Dakota and his MSN from Case Western Reserve…

Gloria MartinezChief Development Officer

Alicia MarquardtPharmacist

Ann LoPrestiPharmacist

Anthony LegitsHuman Resources Director

Elizabeth LawrenceMD

Dr. Lawrence attended Stanford University School of Medicine. She did her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at University of New Mexico and started her career as a faculty member…

M. Lawrence LarragoiteDDS

Julie King AtkinsonDMD

Dr. Atkinson received her DMD degree Magna Cum Laude from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2011 and has since worked in both private practice and…

Sue KatzMD, MPH

Dr. Katz received her medical training at University of California, San Francisco and her Masters in Public Health at University of California, Berkeley. She recently celebrated her twentieth year at…

Jay JollyChief Executive Officer

Wendy JohnsonMD, MPHChief Medical Officer

Dr. Johnson comes to LFMC from The University of Washington where she was a Clinical Asst. Professor of Global Health. Previously, she directed a program on HIV prevention and treatment…

Dale JenkinsDDSDental Director

Dr. Jenkins received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and completed his dental degree at the Howard University School of Dentistry. He has been in practice since 1983. He has…

Elisabeth HollandLPCCDirector of Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health at La Familia Medical Center follows the integrated behavioral-medical model of collaborative care, in concert with our medical primary care providers.  Our Behavioral Health services offer a positive…

Elisa GutierrezMD

Katy GrohensLISW

“I listen deeply to help prioritize patient issues.  I help patients identify their strengths to move through issues.  I offer short term therapy focused on solutions.  I enjoy working with…

Susan GriggsCFNP/NMW

Susan Griggs joined La Familia Medical Center in May 2014. She graduated from the University of New Mexico with an M.S. in Nursing and Post-Masters Degree in Certified Nurse Midewife.

Gary GiblinMD

Dr. Giblin has been practicing Family Medicine since 1995. He went to University of New Mexico for medical school and has a special interest in maternal and child medicine and…

Cindy EddsRNClinical Care Coordinator

Neal DevittMD

Dr. Devitt attended medical school at Rush University Medical School in Chicago. He is board certified in Family Medicine and is a Fellow and past president of the New Mexico…

Paula CarrascoRNDiabetes Program Manager

Suzanne BurloneMD

Dr. Burlone graduated from medical school at the University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine and received her MSPH from the Department of Maternal and Child Health at the University…

Tina BroderickRDH

Tina received her training at the University of New Mexico School of Dental Hygiene. She has been practicing for 20 years. I feel education, prevention and access to dental care…

Robert BernsteinMD

Erika BensonCFNPNurse Practitioner

Lydia AusberryDDS

Jeanell AbeytaChief Administrative Officer