Our Team

Our Team2018-10-11T13:40:38+00:00

Advisory Committee Members

Phyllis Agran, MD, MPH, FAAP
Clinic in the Park Founder & Executive/Medical Director. Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UCI School of Medicine

Pooja Bhalla, DNP
Chief Operating Officer, Illumination Foundation.

Christy Carroll, RN, BSN
Pediatric Trauma Program Coordinator, Trauma Services Injury Prevention Coordinator.

*Letitia Clark George, MPP
Council Member, Tustin City Council. District Director of Public Affairs Marketing and Government Relations, Coast Community College District.

Geeta Grover, MD
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC Irvine, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Illumination Foundation Health Care Comm.

Jesse Jones, PhD
Professor, Department of Health Science. Director, California State University Fullerton, Center for Healthy Neighborhoods.

Colleen Kraft, MD
President American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National & AAP-CA4 Member.

Anne Light, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Orange County Department of Social Services.

Maria Matza, PhD, RNC, PHN
Associate Professor, Lead Faculty, Population Health Schools of Nursing, California State University Fullerton.

Jamie McDonald, MPH
Executive Director, American Academy of Pediatrics Orange County Chapter.

*Sandra Murray,MD, FAAP
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine.

*David Núñez, MD, MPH, FAAP
Medical Director Family Health Division, County of Orange Health Care Agency. Title V MCH Director Orange County.

Kathleen Saunders, MSN, RN, CPN, CNS
Associate Clinical Professor, Nursing Sciences, University of California, Irvine.

Alphonso Valdez, PhD
Director of the Public Policy Laboratory, University of California, Irvine Professor. Board of Directors, Higher Ground Youth & Family Services, Anaheim.

Frank Zaldivar, PhD
Project GREEN, Director Santa Ana. Director of Special Populations Integration, Institute of Clinical & Translational Science, UC Irvine.

*Executive Committee


Phyllis Agran, M.D., M.P.H.
Founder and Medical Director

John Billimek, PhD
Health Services and Health Disparities Researcher and Statistical expert – Evaluation

Susana Sosa
Program Manager

Marisol Garcia
Program Coordinator

Melody Albarran
Program Supervisor

Bianca Tomuta
Program Specialist