Salud Para La Gente is here for you. Call us for an appointment at (831) 728-0222.
We are available 24/7 for your urgent health care questions or concerns.

Salud Para La Gente is here for you. Call us for an appointment at (831) 728-0222.
We are available 24/7 for your urgent health care questions or concerns.

Our Team

Meet Our Providers and Leadership

Salud Para La Gente (Salud) is a team of over 400 people working together for a healthy you and a healthy community.

We are all here to help you and your whole family — from our family medical team and vision specialists to our dentists and licensed counselors. Meet your healthcare team at Salud. 

  • Amy K. Mcentee, DO, Chief Medical Officer, and Family Medical Doctor

    Amy K. Mcentee, DO

    Chief Medical Officer
    Family Medicine Doctor
  • Devon R. Francis, MD, Director of Pediatrics, and Pediatrician

    Devon R. Francis, MD

    Director of Pediatrics
    Pediatrician
  • Mai Khanh Bui-Duy, MD, Director of Health Information and Population, and Family Medical Doctor

    Mai Khanh Bui-Duy, MD

    Director of Health Information and Population
    Internal Medicine Doctor
  • Katherine Gabriel-Cox, MD

    Katherine Gabriel-Cox, MD

    Director of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Kevin Coldwater, MD, Director of Family Practice, and Family Medical Doctor

    Kevin B. Coldwater, DO

    Director of Family Practice
    Family Medicine Doctor
  • Maricela Salgado, OD, Director of Optometry, and Optometrist

    Maricela Salgado, OD

    Director of Optometry
    Optometrist
    Salud Para La Gente
    (204 East Beach Street)
    Clinica del Valle del Pajaro
    (45 Nielson Street)
  • Sung H. Sohn,DDS, Dental Director, and General Family Dentist

    Sung H. Sohn, DDS

    Dental Director
    General Family Dentist
  • Cristina Gamboa, MD, Director of Women's Health, and Women's Health Doctor

    Cristina Gamboa, MD

    Director of Women's Health
  • Sri Vinay Atluri, DDS, General Family Dentist

    Sri Vinay Atluri, DDS

    General Family Dentist
  • Barbara J. Bannan, MD

    Family Medicine Doctor
    Women’s Health Doctor
  • Esmeralda Aguilera, LCSW,
    C-ASWCM, ACM-SW, CCM

    Director of Behavioral Health and
    Case Management
  • Marianna Caglieri, RN, Nurse

    Marianna Caglieri, RN

    Nurse
  • Rosalba Contreras, LCSW, Behavioral Health Provider

    Rosalba Contreras, LMFT

    Behavioral Health Provider
  • Maria G. Cardenas, OD

    Optometrist
    Salud Para La Gente
    (204 East Beach Street)
    Clinica del Valle del Pajaro
    (45 Nielson Street)
  • Nancy Fernandez, LCSW, Behavioral Health Supervisor, and Behavioral Health Provider

    Nancy Fernandez, LCSW

    Behavioral Health Provider
  • Caitlin M. Casey, PA, Family Physician Assistant

    Caitlin M. Casey, PA

    Family Physician Assistant
  • Cathleen Chandler-Eckhardt, NP

    Family Physician Assistant
  • Christopher E. Contini, NP, Family Nurse Practitioner

    Christopher E. Contini, NP

    Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Flavio A. Cornejo, DO

    Family Medicine Doctor
  • Jorge A. Cuadros, OD, PhD

    Optometrist
    Salud Para La Gente
    (204 East Beach Street)
    Clinica del Valle del Pajaro
    (45 Nielson Street)
  • Maria Melinda D. Elevado, MD

    Pediatrician
  • Elise S. Garrett, NP, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

    Elise S. Garrett, NP

    Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Elizabeth Gonzalez-Jaskulak, LCSW, Behavioral Health Specialist

    Elizabeth Gonzalez-Jaskulak, LCSW

    Behavioral Health Provider
  • Kyle A. Graham, MD, Women's Health Doctor

    Kyle A. Graham, MD

    Women's Health Doctor
  • Maria S. Granthom, MD, Women's Health Doctor

    Maria S. Granthom, MD

    OB/GYN
  • Anamaria Guzman, RN, Nurse

    Anamaria Guzman, RN

    Nurse
  • Laurel J. Harlamoff, PA, Family Physician Assistant

    Laurel J. Harlamoff, PA

    Family Physician Assistant
  • Iris D. Haro, DDS, General Family Dentist

    Iris D. Haro, DDS

    General Family Dentist
  • Juan R. Haro, DDS, General Family Dentist

    Juan R. Haro, DDS

    General Family Dentist
  • Iriana Hinman-Cisneros, RN, Associate Director of Nursing, and Nurse

    Iriana Hinman-Cisneros, RN

    Associate Director of Nursing
    Nurse
  • Oscar Hernandez-Miranda, LCSW, Behavioral Health Provider

    Oscar Hernandez-Miranda, LCSW

    Behavioral Health Provider
  • Criselda T. Hodgens, DDS

    General Family Dentist
  • Jennifer P. Jewell, NP, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

    Jennifer P. Jewell, NP

    Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Shannon K. Johnson, CNM, Certified Midwife

    Shannon K. Johnson, CNM

    Nurse Midwife
  • Berenice B. Johnston, RN

    Nurse
  • Maria C. Landayan, DDS, General Family Dentist

    Maria C. Landayan, DDS

    General Family Dentist
  • Sarah H. Levitan, CNM

    Nurse Midwife
  • Hector Magaña, MD

    Women's Health Doctor
  • Shannon Marrero, MD, Associate Director of Pediatrics, and Pediatrician

    Shannon Marrero, MD

    Pediatrician
  • Corinne McClaughry

    Family Medicine Doctor
  • Svetlana Mezentsev, DDS

    General Family Dentist
  • Sandra Morgan, RN, Nurse

    Sandra Morgan, RN

    Director of Nursing
    Nurse
  • Lindsey M. Nakao, DO, Women's Health Doctor

    Lindsey M. Nakao, DO

    Women's Health Doctor
  • Leah L. Suarez-Abraham, MD, Women's Health Doctor

    Leah L. Suarez-Abraham, MD

    Women's Health Doctor
  • Maria A. Ramos Bracamontes, CNM,

    Maria A. Ramos Bracamontes, CNM

    Nurse Midwife
  • Ashley Neway, PA, Family Physician Assistant

    Ashley Neway, PA

    Family Physician Assistant
  • Cara Rasmussen, CNM

    Cara Rasmussen, CNM

    Nurse Midwife
  • Alicia C. Potes, PA, Family Physician Assistant

    Alicia C. Potes, PA

    Family Physician Assistant
  • Laura Prisbe, OD, Optometrist

    Laura M. Prisbe, OD

    Optometrist
    Clinica del Valle del Pajaro
    (45 Nielson Street)
    Salud Para La Gente
    (204 East Beach Street)
  • Elvia Ramirez, RN

    Nurse
  • Rose M. Sandoval, NP, Family Nurse Practitioner

    Rose M. Sandoval, NP

    Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Christina Schmidt, RN, Nurse

    Christina Schmidt, RN

    Nurse
  • Linda L. Shaw, MD, Pediatrician

    Linda L. Shaw, MD

    Pediatrician
  • Macario D. Soliman, DDS, Pediatric Dentist

    Macario D. Soliman, DDS

    Pediatric Dentist

Leadership

Together, our leadership team and board of directors guide Salud Para La Gente (Salud) to achieve its mission of offering you comprehensive, high-quality healthcare. We bring some of the greatest minds, from within our organization and the local community, to think about your care as more than simply a visit to the doctor.

  • Donna Young

    Chief Executive Officer
  • Amy K. Mcentee, DO, Chief Medical Officer, and Family Medical Doctor

    Amy K. Mcentee, DO

    Chief Medical Officer
    Family Medicine Doctor
  • Tony Balistreri, CPA, Chief Financial Officer

    Tony Balistreri, CPA

    Chief Financial Officer
  • Coming Soon

    Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Blaine J. Sutliff, Leadership

    Blaine J. Sutliff

    Chief Information Officer
  • Devon R. Francis, MD, Director of Pediatrics, and Pediatrician

    Devon R. Francis, MD

    Director of Pediatrics
    Pediatrician
  • Katherine Gabriel-Cox, MD

    Katherine Gabriel-Cox, MD

    Director of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Henry Martin, JD, Director of Policy & Advocacy

    Henry Martin, JD

    Director of Policy & Advocacy
  • Maritza Lanthier

    Director of Finance
  • Amy M. Ross

    Director of Patient Services
  • Maricela Salgado, OD, Director of Optometry, and Optometrist

    Maricela Salgado, OD

    Director of Optometry
    Optometrist
    Salud Para La Gente
    (204 East Beach Street)
    Clinica del Valle del Pajaro
    (45 Nielson Street)
  • Sheila H. Schat, MA

    Director of Fund Development and Communications
  • Sung H. Sohn,DDS, Dental Director, and General Family Dentist

    Sung H. Sohn, DDS

    Dental Director
    General Family Dentist
  • Sandra Morgan, RN, Nurse

    Sandra Morgan, RN

    Director of Nursing
    Nurse
  • Darlene D. Torres

    Director of Community Health Services
  • Ana Espinoza, member of the Salud Para La Gente Board of Directors

    Ana Espinoza

    (Co-Chair) – Program Officer, Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County
  • Faris Sabbah, Co-Chair of the Salud Para La Gente Board of Directors

    Faris Sabbah, Ed.D.

    (Co-Chair) – Santa Cruz County Superintendent of Schools
  • Calvin Gordon, MD, Vice Chair of the Salud Para La Gente Board of Directors

    Calvin Gordon, MD

    (Vice Chair) – Retired Physician-in-Charge, Kaiser Permanente Santa Cruz County
  • Esteban Ortiz, Secretary of the Salud Para La Gente Board of Directors

    Esteban Ortiz

    (Secretary) – Teacher, Migrant Education Program, Pajaro Valley Unified School District
  • Jorge Reguerin

    (Treasurer) – Vice President, SBA and B&I Lending, Santa Cruz County Bank
  • Anabel_Albano_Member of the Salud Para La Gente Board of Directors

    Anabel Albano, CNM

    (Member) - Manager, Advance Practice Clinicians-Santa Cruz Division, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • Lynne Drummond, member of the Salud Para La Gente Board of Directors

    Lynne Drummond, RN, BN, CPHQ, CPPS

    (Member) – Director, Quality & Patient Safety, Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center
  • Thomas Greaney, JD

    (Member) - Professor, University of California, Hastings College of Law
  • Fabian Guzman

    (Member) – Project Manager, Public Works Department, City of Watsonville
  • Kayla Kumar

    (Member) - Development Director, Food What?!