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Primary Care

Renee Fay-LeBlanc, MD FACP, Chief Medical Officer

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Dr. Renee Fay-LeBlanc is a board-certified physician and our Chief Medical Officer. She attended medical school at the University of Vermont and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at New York University. Dr. Fay-LeBlanc has been practicing Internal Medicine in the Portland area since 2006, and joined Greater Portland Health in 2014.  

Shuli Bonham, MD, Clinical Director of Ryan White and Infectious Disease Program

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Dr. Shuli Bonham is a board-certified physician in Internal Medicine and leads our Ryan White/Infectious Disease program. She earned her Doctorate of Medicine and advanced Infectious Disease training at the University of Minnesota, and has provided Primary Care and Infectious Disease Care in Maine since 2010. Dr. Bonham is a member of the Physicians for Human Rights Asylum Support Network and has been recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the New England Tuberculosis Consortium with their TB Hero Award.  

Gladys Estrada, MD, Clinical Director of Brickhill Avenue

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Dr. Gladys Estrada provides clinical leadership and oversight at our Brickhill location. She earned her BA from Harvard and Doctor of Medicine from Georgetown Medical School before completing her residency and fellowship in Chicago. Dr. Estrada is fluent in Spanish and has a passion for family medicine, particularly women’s health. 

Diana Lapp, MD, Clinical Director of 180 Park Avenue

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Dr. Diana Lapp is a board-certified family physician. She attended medical school at Howard University and completed her residency training in Oak Park, Illinois. Dr. Lapp provides clinical leadership at our 180 Park Avenue health center and is passionate about providing care from birth to end-of-life. 

Gita Rao, MD, Clinical Director of School Based Health Centers

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Dr. Gita Rao is the Clinical Director of our six School-Based Health Centers. She earned her Doctorate of Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine, and completed her pediatric training at Boston Children’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. In addition to her medical work, Dr. Rao organizes broader family wellness programs. 

Kevin Sullivan, MD, Clinical Director of Healthcare for the Homeless

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Dr. Kevin Sullivan is a board-certified physician in Internal Medicine and Addition Medicine, and oversees our Healthcare for the Homeless program. He earned his Doctorate of Medicine from Emory University in Atlanta before completing his Internal Medicine training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Dr. Sullivan is passionate about bringing clinical care to those who most often fall through the cracks and meeting patients wherever they are physically, emotionally, and situationally. 

Jennifer Daigle, APRN-CNP, Clinical Program Coordinator of Gender-Affirming Services

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Jen Daigle is the Clinical Program Coordinator of our Gender-Affirming Services program. She received her undergraduate education at Springfield College in Massachusetts and her graduate education at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions. Jen has been providing gender-affirming healthcare for over a decade and is a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health. Prior to joining the Greater Portland Health team, she was a provider at Martin’s Point Healthcare. 

Catherine Gaynor, FNP-C, Clinical Program Coordinator of Family Planning

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Cate Gaynor received her Master’s Degree in nursing from the University of Southern Maine, and has worked in primary care and women’s healthcare since 2006. She integrates a holistic approach into primary care for patients of all ages, with a focus on women’s health. Cate enjoys working with entire families, and values the connections that are made by providing primary care with a multigenerational approach. She feels privileged to be a part of each patient’s journey toward a balanced, healthy life.

Jordan Albair, FNP

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Jordan Albair received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Southern Maine in 2012, and has enjoyed providing primary care to all ages ever since. She believes that comprehensive and compassionate healthcare should be accessible to everyone, and aims to deliver this every day. When not working, Jordan enjoys a long list of outdoor activities. 

Elizabeth Frutiger, MD

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Dr. Elizabeth Frutiger is a board-certified family physician. She earned her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Massachusetts and completed her training at Boston University Medical Center. Dr. Frutiger feels privileged to share in her patients’ efforts to live well from birth to end-of-life. 

Alison Gorman, MD

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Dr. Alison Gorman is a board-certified family physician. She earned her Doctorate of Medicine at Albany Medical College and completed her training in Los Angeles. Dr. Gorman cares for patients from birth to end-of-life, and provides chronic disease management and adolescent healthcare. 

Courtney Pladsen, FNP

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Courtney Pladsen received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Boston College and worked as an Emergency Room Nurse for five years before going on to receive her graduate degree from Georgetown University and becoming a Nurse Practitioner. In 2018, she was awarded the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health Leaders Fellowship to develop programs that promote health equity, specifically for people experiencing homelessness. Courtney provides medical, mental health, and substance use to people who are experiencing homelessness, as well as medical outreach to people who were formally homeless. 

 

Kimberly Qirushi, MSN, FNP-C

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Kimberly Qirushi received her Master of Science in Nursing from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Southern Maine. Her nursing experience includes pediatrics, critical care, anesthesia, and outpatient radiology procedures. Kimberly has additionally served as a pediatric clinical nursing instructor at many local universities. She is honored to be providing compassionate and culturally sensitive management of chronic health conditions at Greater Portland Health. Outside of work, Kimberly enjoys spending time with her family exploring Maine as well as abroad. 

Maggie Ray, FNP

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Maggie Ray earned her Master’s Degree in nursing at the University of Southern Maine and her Master’s Degree in international affairs from New School University in New York. She is a family nurse practitioner with a background in critical care nursing and international development. A Florida native, Maggie has a passion for working with people from all over the world and feels privileged to be able to provide care for families in Greater Portland. 

Jennifer Rogers, NP-C, AAHIVS, Ryan White Nurse Practitioner

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Jen Rogers has been caring for people living with HIV and viral hepatitis since 2005. A former member of the Maine HIV Advisory Council and the NE Division of the American Liver Foundation’s Medical Advisory Committee, she holds an HIV Specialist certification with the American Academy of HIV Medicine. Jen is honored to work with her patients at Greater Portland Health.

Jessie Schaumburg, DO

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Dr. Jessie Schaumburg received her undergraduate degree from the University of Miami before earning her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from the Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine and Pediatrics combined residency at Maine Medical Center. She is passionate about immigrant health, preventative medicine, infectious disease care, and adolescent medicine. Dr. Schaumburg is fluent in Spanish, and outside of work enjoys surfing and hiking with her family.

Allison Seitz, AGPCNP-BC, WHNP-BC

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Allison Seitz received her Master of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the MGH Institute of Health Professions after earning her undergraduate degree from Simmons University. She is an adult primary care and women’s health nurse practitioner with a focus on providing culturally-affirming and trauma-informed care to individuals experiencing homelessness. Allison also has clinical experience in gender-affirming and reproductive health services.

Gretchen Speed, Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner

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Gretchen Speed received her Master’s Degree in nursing from Northeastern University in Boston. She enjoys her work optimizing health and wellness for a diverse population. 

Lindsay Tremblay, MS, FNP

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Lindsay Tremblay received her Master of Science in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner concentration from Georgetown University. She has experience working in both primary care and urgent care settings, including as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Sacopee Valley Health Center. Lindsay feels privileged to be working at Greater Portland Health in primary care for patients from birth to end-of-life. 

Andrea Truncali, MD, MPH

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Dr. Andrea Truncali is a board-certified physician in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine. She completed medical school and residency at New York University before receiving further training in preventative medicine and public health at Columbia University-Mailman School of Public Health and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. In pursuit of improving health and well-being for underserved populations, she works both in specialty substance use and primary care settings, teaching and delivering care. In her role at Greater Portland Health, Dr. Truncali enjoys providing care to all adult patients. 

Megan Waterman, MD, MPH

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Dr. Megan Waterman is a board-certified family physician. She received her Doctorate of Medicine and Master of Public Health from Boston University, and completed her residency and academic fellowship training at the University of Illinois Chicago. Dr. Waterman cares for patients of all ages, and is particularly passionate about substance use disorder treatment (including medication-assisted treatment), chronic disease management, and women’s reproductive health (including contraceptive device placement and colposcopy procedures). 

Behavioral and Mental Health

Tara Kosma, LCSW, Director of Social Work

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Tara Kosma grew up in Maine and completed her Master’s Degree at the University of New England. She is our Director of Social Work and provides brief and long-term psychotherapy to older children, adolescents, and adults. She treats individuals requiring gender identity support and those experiencing life transitions, mood disorders, substance misuse, and trauma. Tara is an LGBTQIA aware provider. 

Heather Roberts, LCSW/LADC, Social Work Supervisor 

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Heather Roberts is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has specialized in substance use disorders for the past ten years. She has always had a passion for helping others and aiding the process of change for those reaching out for support. Heather believes there is a very strong correlation between substance use disorders and mental health, and uses a variety of counseling techniques such as Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to address these concerns. 

Jennie Yamartino, LCSW, Social Work Supervisor

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Jennie Yamartino is a native Mainer who earned her Master’s Degree from the University of Michigan. She has worked with and alongside people facing oppression and injustice in Chicago, New York City, and Oakland, California. At the heart of Jennie’s work is an unshakable belief in the intrinsic worth of every human being. 

Erika Avery, LCSW

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Erika Avery received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Southern New Hampshire University before earning her Master of Social Work from Salem State University. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with experience working with adolescents and in emergency crisis services.

Andaria Crespi, PMHNP

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Andaria Crespi received her Master’s Degree as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner from the University of Southern Maine in 2019. Before coming to Greater Portland Health, she had been working on a psychiatric unit. Andaria is thrilled to be working with such a passionate team serving the Greater Portland community.

Marianne Donahue, LCSW

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Marianne Donahue earned her degree in social work from Boston University, and has over 25 years of experience helping individuals gain insight and learn skills to improve their emotional well-being. She has particular interest and training in trauma, grief, mental health, and substance misuse. 

Joanna Kass, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

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Joanna Kass was born and raised in Maine and cherishes the local community. She completed undergraduate degrees in psychology and biology at Bowdoin College, and obtained her advanced practice nursing degree at the University of Southern Maine. Joanna provides psychiatric care for school-aged children, adolescents, and adults. 

Lori Nicholas, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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Lori Nicholas graduated from the University of Southern Maine after working with the homeless for many years. She offers psychiatric specialty care for children and adults. 

Bob Rockett, LCSW

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Bob Rockett grew up in Massachusetts, but moved to Portland for college and fell in love with the area and wonderful people. He has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for 17 years, and was an Outreach Counselor for six years at the Oxford Street Shelter in Portland. Bob lives with his wife and two children, and enjoys fixing things around the house, woodworking, and creative writing. 

Kira Sawyer, LCSW

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Kira Sawyer earned her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Using evidence-based interventions, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy and mindfulness, she helps people from diverse backgrounds draw on their strengths and values to learn practical skills, make lasting changes, and lead fulfilling lives. 

Erin Schwarz, DO

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Dr. Erin Schwarz received her medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed her psychiatry residency at Oregon Health & Science University. She chose to work at Greater Portland Health to continue her commitment to working with communities who experience barriers to accessing care. Dr. Schwarz is particularly interested in providing culturally sensitive and appropriate psychiatric care to our local immigrant, refugee, and asylee populations. 

Megan Lufuta, LCSW

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Megan Lufuta earned her Master of Social Work degree from the University of New England after moving to Maine from Missouri. Her background includes utilizing behavioral and attachment-based therapies with both children and adults. Megan is passionate about building effective helping relationships with people from across the United States and around the world. 

Dental

John Fitzsimons, DMD, Dental Director

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Dr. John Fitzsimons earned his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry at Boston University in 2011 before completing a general practice residency at Penobscot Healthcare in Bangor. Following his residency, Dr. Fitzsimons served at a federally qualified health center in Portsmouth for six years. He is excited to be back in Maine and expand the scope of services provided in the dental component of Greater Portland Health’s integrated mission. Dr. Fitzsimons is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, Maine Dental Association, and American Dental Association. 

Kristen Hoglund, DMD

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Dr. Kristen Hoglund earned her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from the University of New England’s College of Dental Medicine. She has proudly served the dental needs of Northern and Southern Maine residence since 2006 as a dental hygienist, and as of 2021, as a dentist. She is passionate about dental health education and prevention, and enjoys diverse treatments and tailoring care to each individual with compassion and honesty. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Hoglund enjoys spending time with her husband and three children watching shows, playing games, and enjoying the outdoors.