At Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center our combined staff of 350 people speaks 29 languages and comes from 35 countries.  Seventy-two percent of our staff are bilingual, of which 13% are trilingual.  We employ staff whose backgrounds reflect the diversity of our client community.  Increasingly, we recruit trilingual staff (primarily fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese).  All staff members receive ongoing cultural competency training.

All of our physicians are residency trained and board certified.  Our Medical Team includes family practice physicians, internists, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, optometrists, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, registered nurses, chronic disease nurse case managers, medical assistants, nursing assistants, licensed dieticians, certified diabetes educators, HIV counselors and case managers, childbirth educators, certified lactation counselors and consultants, and patient navigators.  We have specialists on site including: obstetricians, gynecologists, podiatrists, cardiologists, dermatologists, infectious disease specialists, pulmonologists, and ophthalmologists.

Our Dental Team includes dentists, oral surgeons, dental hygienists, dental assistants, dental educators, and dental lab technicians, along with support staff who provide services at two dental sites in Worcester, one in Clinton, and one in Framingham.

Our Behavioral Health and Social Service team includes psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed social workers, psychotherapists, caseworkers, and home visitors.

Our staff also includes health educators, youth educators, patient advocates, community health workers, and interpreters for Spanish, Portuguese, Albanian, Nepali and Arabic.  These positions are critical to effective service delivery, outreach to hard-to-reach underserved communities, providing health education, helping clients navigate the health care system, and advocating for clients.

Current List of Providers


Medical Providers: 19 Tacoma Street

  • Alfred, Bronwyn NP
  • Azaroff, Lenore MD
  • Bay, Zachary MD
  • Cooksey, Alicia NP
  • Deglialberti, Jessica FNP
  • DelDotto, Dana PharmD
  • Dobles, Elizabeth MD
  • Eisley, Robin FNP
  • Grecchi-Seyral, Greta NP
  • Gurske, Diana  NP
  • Gutierrez Sierra, Thyra MD
  • Hallowell, Toshal PharmD
  • Hernandez, Pablo MD (Chief Medical Officer)
  • Kahn, Willa MD
  • Kostecki, Anita MD
  • Mathews, Abigail NP
  • McMahan, Anna MD
  • Pai, Shubha MD
  • Pojani, Elonia PharmD
  • Poku-Mensah, Dilys NP
  • Randall, Julia MD
  • Raymond, Donna FNP
  • Robbins, Stacie PharmD
  • Siegler, Kim PharmD (Director of Pharmacy)
  • Schechter, Mark DPM
  • Shah, Lisetta MD
  • Teixeira, Amaryllis (Pina), FNP
  • Zheng, Anna MD 

Nutritionists: 19 Tacoma

  • Holden, Suzanne LDN
  • Sanchez, Rosy  RD

Optometrists: 631 Lincoln Street

  • Chehade Katherine OD
  • Coyne, Sandra
  • Papandrea, Joseph OD
  • Seshadri, Jayasree OD
  • Stamm, Joseph OD
  • Coyne, Sandra

Dental Providers: 19 Tacoma Street

  • Aldarawecheh, Firas RDH
  • Bampo Addo, Kyeremaa RDH
  • Clark, Michael ,RDH
  • Ebers, Heidi RDH
  • Esfandiari, Gelareh RDH
  • Genna, Brian DMD (VP, Dental)
  • Jabah, Ehab DMD
  • King, Tina (Dental practice Manager)
  • Mungovan, Rachel RDH
  • Nadimpalli, Parvathi  DMD
  • Naik, Kiran DMD
  • Padmaja Nair, Mini BDS
  • Pahari, Ganga BDS
  • Pappu, Aruna DMD
  • Telikicherla Kandala, Shanti Smitha  DMD

Behavioral Health and Social Service Providers: 19 Tacoma Street

  • Costigan, Laurie PsyD
  • Durning, Caroline  LICSW
  • Herrman, kathleen PsyD
  • Jarman, Vannary LICSW
  • Madonna, Jeffrey LMHC (Director of Behavioral Health)
  • Maneri, Lucia LMHC
  • Marles Orabone, Randy  LMHC
  • Martins, Tatiana  MA
  • O’Callaghan, Edileia  LCSW
  • Potter, Corrine  PMHNP
  • Pratt, Nancy MD
  • Vandroux, Adriana LMHC
  • Waters, Richard PsyD


Medical Providers: 354 Waverly Street

  • Cotulbea, Elena MD
  • Dellhiem, Miriam NP
  • Marwill, Sandra MD
  • Matz, Marianne NP
  • Mukherjee, Sumana Mimi PharmD
  • Ramakrishnan, Kavitha MD
  • Shah-Canning, Deval MD (Pediatrics) (Medical Director)
  • Solomon, Deena MD
  • Super, Dinah NP
  • Swilling, Emily DO (Pediatrics)
  • Wu, Emily MD

Dental Providers: 354 Waverly Street

  • Coull, Meaghan RDH
  • Rodovalho, Manuela RDH
  • Myung, Mijung DMD
  • Patel, Tejendra DMD
  • Vakili, Nader  DMD

Behavioral Health and Social Service Providers: 354 Waverly Street

  • Brusky, Susan MSW

Optometrists: 354 Waverly Street

  • Damico-O’Connor, Jennifer OD
  • Han, Mengli OD


Medical Providers: 42 Cape Road

  • Caulfield, Heather PA
  • D’Ottavio, Gina MD
  • Kells, Deirdre NP
  • Montagne, Megan PA
  • Norton, Cynthia DO
  • Salvi, Stephanie NP

Behavioral Health and Social Service Providers: 42 Cape Road

  • Boske, Veronica LCSW