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Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Jeffrey Lavoy, MD


Education: Medical University of Ohio, Family Medicine

Residency: Aultman Hospital Family practice Residency Program; Board certified through the American Board of Family Medicine



Family Physician

Dr. Kelly Phelps, MD

Seasonal

Education:



Medical Doctor

Dr. Thomas Horst, MD

Arizona City



Doctor of Nursing Practice

Dr. John Hess, DNP


Education: University of South Florida





Certified Physicians Assistant

Donald Innes,
PA-C


Education: A.T. Still University of Health Sciences – Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies.

Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants



Family Nurse Practitioner

John Sauer,
FNP-C

Arizona City

Education: Grand Canyon University: Masters of Science in Nursing, with Post Masters Certificate of Family Nurse Practitioner

Certification: American Association of Nurse Practitioners: FNP-C



Behavioral Health Director

Yvonne Hess, LMFT


Education: U.S.C and U.N.L.V.
Certifications: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor



Behavioral Health Clinician

Emily Saunders, LCSW


Education: Hunter College School of Social Work

Certifications: Licensed Clinical Social Worker







Pharmacy Director

Dr. Pedram Ghafourifar, PharmD, PhD


Education: 

PharmD: University of Tehran College of Pharmacy, Tehran, Iran

PhD: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland,

Fellowship: University College London, London, UK,

Senior Fellowship: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Academic Career: 

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology: LSU College of Medicine

Associate Professor of Pharmacology: Marshall University College of Medicine,

Full Professor of Pharmacology: Ohio State University College of Medicine,

Full Professor of Pharmacology, Department Chair

Associate Dean: University of Appalachia College of Pharmacy

Certifications:  

Management Certificate: Ohio State University Fisher College of Business

Board Certifications: AZ, WV, and VA Boards of Pharmacy



Ophthalmologist

Dr. Lawrence Kahn, MD


Education: Indiana University School Of Medicine
Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology



Dental Director

Dr. Jennifer Lim, DDS


Education: Loma Linda University



Registered Dietitian

Kat Alvarez,
MPH, RDN


Education: Arizona State University, College of Health Solutions

Certification: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist


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Desert Senita Community Health Center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

Desert Senita Community Health Center sites are Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) deemed facilities.

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