Mission & Team


The Mission of Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley 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.


Melissa Miranda, RN – Chief Executive Officer
Maryanell Agosto, MS – Chief Operating Officer
Mariam Gawargi, DMD – Dental Director
Jazmine Irizarry, CRNP, FNP-BC Director of Clinical Care
Gloria Velazquez, Ph.D., LCSW – Director of Social Services & Integrated Behavior Health – Substance Use Disorder Program
Brian Coyle – Controller
Cathy Cortijo – Community Liaison


Henry Aiken – President
Daniel Bosket – Treasurer
Stephanie Williams – Secretary
Iris M. Sanchez-Cintron
Susan Jones
Tiffany Lopez
Kathy Perlow
Mary Colon