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San Diego, California, United States
December 01, 2017

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San Diego, CA 92154



Former Resident of the Harbor UCLA Family Medicine Program

Licensed physician in State of California, DEA current

Board Certified in Family Medicine

Able to communicate in Spanish for most medical complaints PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Yard Primary Care Provider and Prison On-site Emergency Staff Physician 10/2013-9/2015 Independent Contractor with CDCR to provide services to both Calipatria State Prison and Richard J. Donovan State Prison.

managed chronic conditions in the yard including challenging populations

(transgender, opiate and drug addiction, chronic pain, HIV and Hep C) staffed the emergency Triage and Treatment Area of the prison, commonly stabilizing patients before transfer to an outlying hospital, administering Narcan and also involved in codes, traumas, suturing, and other procedures.

directly involved in medical records consolidation and simplification of the CDCR system. also directly involved in processing medico-legal complaints of the inmates

Community Family Practice Physician

1-9/2013Worked as a full time family practitioner with Raleigh Durham Medical Group at a group practice in North Carolina in very good standing. I provided care to patients of all ages and also provided inpatient care on a rotating call basis for patients of the practice at Mission Hospital.

Indian Health Service - Rosebud

10-11/2012 Worked as a fulltime physician providing both outpatient and inpatient care at the Rosebud Indian Health Service in South Dakota. I became familiar with the RPMS system as well and provided call coverage.

Neighborhood Urgent Cares

12/2011-6/2012 Staffed 2 urgent cares on several occasions for moonlighting opportunities. Saw a high volume of patients.

Harbor UCLA Residency

6/2010-6/2012 Rotations in cardiology, neurology, OB, sports medicine, outpatient procedures, geriatric education, homeless medicine, gynecology, outpatient pediatrics, community medicine, urology, ophthalmology, HIV medicine, dermatology, radiology, outpatient surgery

6/2009-6/2010 Internship in Family Medicine including inpatient family medicine, internal medicine, OB and L+D triage, Nursery, Pediatric Ward, Pediatric development, Surgery, Emergency Room

Homeless Medicine Free Clinic

6/2010-6/2012 participated and managed a once a month clinic completely free of cost to the homeless

population of Redondo beach/Torrance area.

Patients are provided with medical advice and monthly medications for chronic problems, as well as wound care and point of care testing. They are also provided with opportunities to access formal healthcare settings in case they are interested and have the means to do so.


4/2013 ABFM Certification

6/2009-6/2012 Harbor UCLA Internship and Residency in Family Medicine 8/2001-5/2009 Siena College/Albany Medical College Program in the Sciences, Humanities, and Medicine, Loudonville and Albany, New York 5/2005 Bachelor of Arts in Biology with Minor in Sociology 5/2009 MD


6/2010-6/2012 Homeless Medicine Clinic

2/2009 “Teddy Bear Hospital Day” - arranged and actively participated in an annual teaching day and fundraiser for children in Albany.

6/2004-5/2005 “Best Buddies” member – bi-monthly program for the mentally challenged 6-7/2004 Siena College/Albany Medical College program Summer of Service in Trinidad and Tobago Worked with the Sisters of Charity in a home for the homeless and physically and mentally disabled

Provided service to a school teaching children to read in an under-served area Learned about health inequities in Trinidad


8/2011-5/2012 Summer Urban Health Fellowship Program

Conducted an ongoing research project in addressing barriers to healthcare of immigrant day laborer population in Wilmington, CA presented at national conference STFM 2012

Mentored medical students, college students and high school students and provided support for introduction to the medical field

Organized 2 large free health fairs in Wilmington for the community in order to provide vaccinations, BP, blood glucose, BMI, anemia, asthma screening and provide medical and non-medical resources to the underserved area of Wilmington 6/2009-6/2010 Practice-based Research

Conducted surveys and medical chart reviews of medical providers in the Harbor UCLA Family Medicine Clinic to assess the compliance of performing diabetic foot exams on all diabetics

Fashioned techniques to improve the frequency and prevalence of obtaining diabetic foot exams on all diabetics

4-8/2006 Longitudinal Study on Health Literacy for Siena College/Albany Medical College Summer of Service II

Purpose of the project is to identify barriers to healthcare due to lack of literacy and understanding of healthcare needs by populations in underserved areas. This is a longitudinal study that will be followed throughout years of the Siena-AMC program so that more data can be gathered.

9-12/2003 Sociology Thesis Paper on Aboriginal Healthcare – School for International Training in Melbourne, Australia

Conducted a research project regarding health inequities in Australia, focusing on the Aboriginee population, interviewing healthcare providers specializing in native healthcare and volunteered to gain first hand experience with these patients AFFILIATIONS

6/2005-Present AMA



2/2014-Present - proud mother of 2. I have had the fortune of a wonderful family which has really molded me into a much better practitioner from a family med and community standpoint. 7-8/2006 Seven-week course in Spanish and medical Spanish in Cuernavaca, Mexico at Cemanahuac Language School

Goals: To enhance medical experience and knowledge, enhance and persist in Spanish speaking ability and provide comprehensive and compassionate care to patients of all ages. References:

Dr. James Haaksma - Community Family Practice co-Physician and director - 828-***-**** Dr. Robert Kline - Community Family Practice co-physician and founder - 828-***-**** Dr. Theresa Nevarez – Director of HUCLA Family Medicine Program, and Lomita FMC clinic director Ph: 310-***-****

Dr. Gilbert Granados – Harbor UCLA faculty

Ph: 310-***-****

Dr. Jyoti Puvvula – Harbor UCLA faculty

Ph: 310-***-****

Dr. Bernadette Pendergraph – Harbor UCLA faculty (available Monday afternoons) Ph: 310-***-****

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