Our Staff

Alan Marx, MSN, NP
Associate Medical Director

"I am committed to serving the underserved." 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 University. He has been in Santa Fe since 1984 and has a special interest in diabetes and respiratory disease. More

Elizabeth Lawrence

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 at UNM with a clinical practice at the Albuquerque VA Medical Center. Dr. Lawrence left the University and VA in 2006 to join a private practice in Santa Fe, and, in April of 2014, she officially joined La Fam... More

Ingrid Tyson

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 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA. More

Kristina Sinnott, MD
Physician - Southside Clinic

"I am happy to return to the reason I went into medicine: working with underserved, Spanish speaking, and providing good quality care. I enjoy the atmosphere of a community health center and the approach we take toward caring for all people that seek out our care." Dr. Sinnott graduated from the Univeristy of Iowa Medical School with a Medical Degree. Intern at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partner... More

Erica Burns, CNP
Nurse Practitioner

Robert Bernstein

Lauren Waltersdorf

Suzanne Burlone

"Being an ob-gyn is a privilege on many accounts, but particularly because it involves taking part in some of the most intimate moments of a woman?s life. It is an honor to be able to teach residents about these intimate issues and moments. Dr. Burlone currently splits her time between Ecuador and New Mexico, and works in a variety of roles including clinic provider at La Familia Medical Center..." More

Cindy Edds, RN
Clinical Care Coordinator

Lisa Moore

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. More

Melissa Rosen
Physician/Site Resident Director

Bernadette Pacheco
Director of Nursing

"It is my goal to provide compassionate and high quality care to our patients." Ms. Pacheco received her Associates Degree in Nursing at the College of Santa Fe in 1983 and Bachelors of Nursing from the University of New Mexico in 1997. She has been at La Familia for 22 years. More

Brian Smith, MD

Dr. Smith graduated from East Tennessee State University College of Medicine. He worked for the Peace Corps in Guatemala as an interpreter for US surgeons and clinicians. As of July 1, 2015 he finished his residency program and joined La Familia as a Physician. More

Wendy Johnson, MD, MPH
Medical Director

"I credit my residency training at La Familia for showing me how true community medicine and primary care should be practiced. My mentors, both health providers and promotoras, provided high quality compassionate care to whole families from birth to death." Dr. Johnson comes to LFMC from The University of Washington where she was a Clinical Asst. Professor of Global Health. Previously, she directed... More

Neal Devitt, MD

"My uncle Joe was a much loved family physician in Milwaukee and was my role model but I didn't become interested in medicine until I saw the birth of our first daughter, Sheila, in 1972. The rigid practice of obstetrics at that time, as well as the quality of care we had experienced in a teaching clinic in Boston were eye openers for me and inspired me to want to provide a more humane, patient fo..." More

Gary Giblin, MD

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 in hospice care. Dr. Giblin is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. More

Ray Galley, PA, MPH

"I like being a provider in primary care because I am able to provide the best care for my patients by listening intently to their evolving stories as they pertain to their health care needs." Ray Galley has been a Physician Assistant since 1983. He attended Cayahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio and received a Masters in Public Health from the University of Washington.He has been in Santa... More

Sue Katz, MD, MPH

"I have stayed at La Familia because it allows me to have a full family practice including prenatal care, well-child, women’s care, adult medicine and geriatrics. This family medicine practice has given me wonderful opportunities to know and support families through health and illness – from managing pregnancies to visiting people in nursing homes." Dr. Katz received her medical training at Uni... More

Matt Schmidt, MD

"I am excited to join an organization that seeks to provide for the healthcare needs of all members of its community. As a primary care physician, I look forward to developing relationships with patients, caring for their whole families and hearing their stories. I have a special interest in working in with pregnant women, children and sports medicine." Dr. Schmidt received his medical degree fro... More

Susan Griggs

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. More

Erika Benson
FNP-Nurse Practitioner

Elisa Gutierrez

Dr. Joshua Leiderman
Asst. Medical Director Substance Abuse Treatment

Bonnie Lochner

Jennifer Simpson-Manske, MD

"I have been working to overcome my own sedentary habits and added swimming, biking and running to my already full family life. I have been trying to encourage my patients to make exercise part of their daily life." Dr. Simpson-Manske received her medical education at Vanderbilt University Medical School and did her residency in Family Medicine in New York at the University of Rochester. She h... More