Our Team

Below you'll find our staff members, organized by program area:


Nancy M. Bennett, M.D., M.S.

Andrea L. DeMeo, M.B.A.
Executive Director & COO

Donna Drews
Executive Assistant

Mary Anne Gombatto
Administrative Assistant

Theresa Green, PhD, MBA
Director, Community Health Policy and Education

Kevser Turhan
Finance Administrator

Daniel T. Mancuso
Staff Accountant

Gail L. Newton
Director, Community Health Partnerships

Jennifer VanRy
CHIC Course Coordinator

Karen Vitale, M.S.Ed, N.C.C.
Network Coordinator, Greater Rochester PBRN

Gwenn Voelckers
Director, Health Communications and Outreach

Blood Pressure Advocate Program

Cheryl Gordon-Barr
Health Project Coordinator

Andrea Clarke
Community Health Advocate

Taryn Rossi
Community Health Advocate


Cancer Services Program of Monroe County

Candice Lucas

Gabriela M. Conti
Case Manager

Jamie Delgado
Intake/Data Manager

Donna Dixon, MHSA
Public Education and Outreach


Communicable Disease and Surveillance Program

Ghinwa Dumyati, M.D.

Cathleen Concannon, M.P.H.
Health Project Coordinator

Jenifer Dewsnap

Christina Felsen, M.P.H.
Health Project Coordinator

Maria Gaitan
Health Project Coordinator

Anita Gellert, R.N.
Project Study Nurse

Gary Hollick, Ph.D.
Emerging Infections Program Manager

Deborah Nelson, MSN, RN
Project Study Nurse
Deven Patel, M.P.H.
Health Project Coordinator

Mary Scahill
Health Project Coordinator

Rebecca Tsay, M.P.H.
Health Project Coordinator

Gail Quinlan, R.N., C.I.C.
Project Study Nurse

Community Dentistry & Oral Disease Prevention

Sangeeta Gajendra D.D.S., M.P.H.
Associate Director, Clinical Outreach Program


H.E.A.R.T. (Health Engagement and Action for Rochester's Transformation)

Shaquana P. Divers, M.H.A.
Program Manager

Rosa M. Lloyd, M.B.A.
Sr. Health Project Coordinator

Marcia Middleton
RCSD Health Project Coordinator

Healthy Living Center

Geoffrey C. Williams, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael Krasner, M.D.

Pamela Bailie
Health Project Counselor

Sarah Christy

Kacie Cook, R.D., C.D.N.
Clinical Nutrition Specialist

Avi Dressler
Clinical Research Coordinator


Samantha O'Neill
Administrative Assistant

Angie Palomaki
Clinical Nutrition Specialist

Linda Potter, L.C.S.W.
Health & Lifestyle Counselor

Kimberly M. Povec, R.D., C.D.N
Clinical Nutrition Specialist

Daryl Sharp, Ph.D., R.N.
Director of Quality and Education

Lisa Yockel
Administrative Director

Healthy Living Program/Vida en Salud

Candice Lucas
Director, Community Health Services

Stacey DeJesus, M.S., Ed.
Community Liaison


Public Health Preparedness (Monroe County Department of Public Health)

Ralph Dutcher
Health Project Coordinator

Vickie Souve
Emergency Preparedness Specialist


Teen Health and Success Partnership

Suzanne Piotrowski, M.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine
Director, Teen Health & Success Partnership

Alyssa Cannarozzo
Project Specialist/Hiring Navigator

Kevin Graham
Program Coordinator/Employment Navigator

La'ren Lauchie'
Health Project Coordinator

Kimberly Muratore
Program Manager/Employment Navigator

Brittany Young

United Way - University of Rochester

Cathy Densieski
IT Coordinator

Janet Lurz
Campaign Relations Coordinator