The Mission of Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley (NHCLV) is to provide primary and preventative health and wellness services in the Lehigh Valley, regardless of a person’s ability to pay. We strive to do this directly and in partnership with other organizations, with a goal of creating a primary health care home for an underserved community.


    Clinical Staff

    Tim Daly, DO, Chief Medical Officer

    Abby Lechter, MD, Community Initiatives Director

    Ashwini Kamath-Mulki, MD

    Autumn Kieber-Emmons, MD

    Catherine Obando, CRNP

    Gigi Pacheco, RN, Quality Initiatives Manager

    Diana Hurtzig, CRNP

    Gloria Velazquez, Social Service Manager

    Hannah Paxton, Manager of Clinical Operations & Population Health

    Linda Garufi, MD

    Marlene Gonzalez, MD, Resident

    Martha Lebron, CRNP

    Muniza Shah, MD, Psychiatrist

    Ross Norian, DMD Dental Director

    Shaniqua McGraw, MD, Resident

    Vanessa Perez, CRNP

    Main Office

    Melissa Miranda, RN, Executive Director

    Tammy Claudio, Administrative Manager

    Yazmin Gonzalez, Staff Accountant

    Board Members

    Dave Rabaut – President

    Tatiana Tooley – Vice President

    Daniel Bosket – Treasurer

    Ellen Bishop – Secretary

    Stacy Barrett

    Dawn Bush

    Asare B. Christian

    Iris M Sanchez-Cintron

    Debra Geiger

    Sonia Gonzalez

    Kathy Perlow

    Danielle Shackelford

    Stephanie Williams

    Services we provide:

    – Routine Medical Care (including prenatal, pediatrics and women’s health)

    – Physicals

    – Immunizations

    – Sexually Transmitted Disease & HIV Counseling and Testing

    – Pregnancy testing

    – Group visits

    Case managers are available to help you access the services you need:

    – Assistance with applications for insurances or public benefits (Medical Assistance, Social Security, Disability, CHIP and Adult Basic)

    – Prescription assistance

    – Rental and food bank assistance

    – Marketplace applications for insurance (Affordable Care Act)

    – Diabetes classes offered in Spanish and English

    – Nutrition counseling for all ages.

    – Behavioral/Mental Health Counseling

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