Our Team

Our Team2018-10-18T15:36:55+00:00

Advisory Committee Members

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

Pooja Bhalla, DNP, RN, BSN
Chief Operating Officer, Illumination Foundation
Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine

Christy Carroll, RN, BSN
Pediatric Trauma Program Coordinator/Trauma Services Injury Prevention Coordinator, University of California, Irvine

*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, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine
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, FAAP
President, American Academy of Pediatrics-National & AAP-CA4 Member

Anne Light, MD, MPH, FAAP
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
Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine

*David Núñez, MD, MPH, FAAP
Medical Director, Family Health Division, County of Orange Health Care Agency.
Local MCAH Director, Orange County

Kathleen Saunders, MSN, RN, CPN, CNS
Associate Clinical Professor, Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing, University of California, Irvine

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

Frank Zaldivar, PhD
Director Community Education, Pediatric Exercise and Genomics Research Center (PERC), Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine

John T. Billimeck, PhD
Psychologist and Health Services Researcher, Health Policy Research Institute, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine
Project Evaluator, Clinic in the Park

*Executive Committee

Staff

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