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Provider Profile – Kim Petermann

1. What is your role/position with NHCLV and which location do you work at? How long have you worked for the organization? I am a registered nurse and the maternal/child health care manager. I work primarily at the Allentown community health center location and started in January 2019. 2. Why do you think an FQHC is important in caring for members of the Lehigh

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NHCLV celebrates National Health Center Week 2019

National Health Center Week August 4-10, 2019 America’s Health Centers: Rooted in Communities National Health Center Week (August 4-10) is an annual celebration with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades. Health centers serve 28 million patients – a number that continues to grow along with the demand for affordable primary care.

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Provider Profile – Genesis Gomez

1. What is your role/position with NHCLV and which location do you work at? How long have you worked for the organization? I am a behavioral health integrated specialist for our Two Rivers-Easton community health center. I have been working with the organization for two years. 2. Why do you think an FQHC is important in caring for members of the Lehigh Valley community?

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Provider Profile – Walesca Torres

1. What is your role/position with NHCLV and which location do you work at?  I am a Case Manager for NHCLV. 2. Why do you think an FQHC is important in caring for members of the Lehigh Valley community? Because of all the uninsured residents that we have. They have a place they can walk to if needed. 3. What’s the most important thing

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Provider Profile – Regina Hills

1. What is your role/position with NHCLV and which location do you work at? How long have you worked for the organization? I am the Program Coordinator of the Center of Excellence for Opioid Use Disorder. I have been employed with NHCLV since February 2017 and I work out of all three of our health centers. 2. Why do you think an FQHC is

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Provider Profile – Carmelo Soto

1. What is your role/position with NHCLV and which location do you work at? How long have you worked for the organization? I’m a Center of Excellence Care Manager and work mainly out of our downtown Allentown community health center (Vida Nueva). I have been working for NHCLV for just over 1 year. 2. Why do you think an FQHC is important in caring

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Provider Profile – Dr. Sallie Wemple

1. What is your role/position with NHCLV and which location do you work at? How long have you worked for the organization? I’m a physician with NHCLV and work mainly in Allentown and Bethlehem. I’ve been with the organization since March 2018. 2. Why do you think an FQHC is important in caring for members of the Lehigh Valley community? The Lehigh Valley needs

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Provider Profile – Alicia Rivera

1. What is your role/position with NHCLV and which location do you work at? How long have you worked for the organization? My role is Health Educator/Lifestyle Coach specializing in the Pre-Diabetes CDC program, Diabetes Self-Management groups. In addition to these groups a Diabetes Support group meets once a month and is open to the community. I currently work out of all three NHCLV sites.

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Provider Profile – Jessica Renford

1. What is your role/position with NHCLV and which location do you work at? How long have you worked for the organization? I am an RN Clinical Coordinator and I work at the Southside Bethlehem Family Fowler Center located in Donegan Elementary School. I have worked for NHCLV for the past three years. 2. Why do you think an FQHC is important in caring

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Provider Profile – Ramona Cruz

1. What is your role/position with NHCLV and which location do you work at? How long have you worked for the organization? I am a Certified Medical Assistant at the Vida Nueva Allentown site. I have worked at NHCLV since 2010. One of my roles is to perform intake duties as part of patient care workflow, including escorting patients to examination rooms and preparing

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