High-quality, affordable healthcare located in six Greater Portland area schools. Call our school-based health centers at (207) 874-2141, option 7.

SBHC Hours and Locations

Click below to view all hours and locations of Greater Portland Health's School-Based Health Centers

Our Services

School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) provide a variety of pediatric health care services to students directly in schools. This allows for easy access and scheduling and saves time for students and parents/guardians. 

Services Include:

  • Primary Medical Care
    • Sports Physicals
    • Treatment of Minor Illness
    • Management of Chronic Conditions
    • Immunizations
    • Reproductive Health Care
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Dental Health Services
    • Dental exams, preventative care, and comprehensive treatment

Children's Oral Health Program


The Children's Oral Health Program provides a dental home for children ages 6 months to 21 years.

Preventative dental services are provided by public health dental hygienists at all 13 Portland Public Schools, the Riverton Community Center, South Portland High School, and 180 Park Avenue.



Your child does not need to be a patient at Greater Portland Health to enroll in the school-based program. We will coordinate care and insurance coverage with your provider. Enrollment forms can be picked up at the health center at your child's school or printed out below. Return completed forms to the health center, the school nurse, or your child's homeroom teacher. 

English Enrollment Form

Arabic Enrollment Form

French Enrollment Form

Portuguese Enrollment Form

Spanish Enrollment Form

Lingala Enrollment Form


English SBHC FAQs

Arabic SBHC FAQs

French SBHC FAQs

Portuguese SBHC FAQs

Spanish SBHC FAQs

Lingala SBHC FAQs

Meet the Team

Learn about what your providers were like in school

Primary Care

Gita Rao, MD

Medical Director of School Based Health Centers

Dr. Gita Rao earned her Doctor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and completed her pediatric training at Boston Children’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. In addition to her medical experience, she organizes broader family wellness programs.

Location(s): School-Based Health Centers, 180 Park Avenue

Cate Gaynor, FNP-C

Clinical Program Coordinator of Family Planning

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.

Location(s): School-Based Health Centers, 180 Park Avenue

Jessie Schaumburg, DO


Dr. Jessie Schaumburg received her undergraduate degree from the University of Miami before earning her Doctor 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. Jessie is fluent in Spanish, and outside of work, enjoys surfing and hiking with her family.

Location(s): School-Based Health Centers

Maggie Ray, FNP


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. 

Location(s): 180 Park Avenue & School-Based Health Centers

Lindsay Tremblay, MS, FNP


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. 

Location(s): Brickhill, School-Based Health Center

Behavioral and Mental Health

Jennie Yamartino, LCSW

Social Work Supervisor

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. 

Location(s): School-Based Health Centers

Paula Hernández, MSW


Paula Hernández has roots in Vermont, New York City, and Chile. She has been living in Maine for the past 8 years and has experience working with adults, teens, and children from many different backgrounds. She grew up in a multicultural and bilingual household, and she speaks Spanish and English fluently. Paula was an American Studies major at Wesleyan University as an undergrad, and she received her Master of Social Work at the University of Southern Maine. She primarily utilizes narrative therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness in her work. Paula believes there are problematic societal messages we all grow up receiving and often internalizing. There is power in reclaiming and redefining our own life stories so we are able to understand who we are with more compassion and acceptance.

Location(s): School-Based Health Centers

Erika Skirbe, LCSW


Erika Skirbe 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.

Location(s): School-Based Health Centers


Kristen Hoglund, DMD


Dr. Kristen Hoglund earned her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from the University of New England’s College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Kristen has proudly served the dental needs of Northern and Southern Maine 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 individuals with compassion and honesty. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Kristen enjoys spending time with her husband and three children watching shows, playing games, and enjoying the outdoors. 

Location(s): Bayside, School-Based Health Centers

Jenna MacDonald, RDH

Dental Practice Manager

Jenna MacDonald earned her Master of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Bridgeport and her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of New England. She has been working in dentistry since 2006 with experience as a dental assistant, hygienist, and instructor. Jenna hopes to promote and demonstrate the mastery of the clinical skills necessary to provide a high standard of care for all patients.  

Location(s): Bayside & School-Based Health Centers

Delaney Mullen, RDH


Delaney Mullen earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of New England. She worked as a dental assistant before joining the Greater Portland Health team. Delaney has a local anesthesia license. In her role at Greater Portland Health, she enjoys traveling to Portland area schools and working with children. 

Location(s): Bayside, School-Based Health Centers, 180 Park Avenue

Elizabeth Sullivan, RDH


Elizabeth Sullivan received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of New England. She volunteered with Head Start providing sealants to local students and has experience in providing exceptional preventative and therapeutic care. Elizabeth loves connecting with community members while working as a Dental Hygienist at Greater Portland Health. 

Location(s): Bayside & School-Based Health Centers

Practice Administrators

Jason Goff

Practice Administrator of School-Based Health Centers

Jason Goff is studying Social Work with a focus on Healthcare Management at Southern Maine Community College, where he previously received his associate’s degree. He has been in the healthcare industry since 2003 and worked as a psychiatric medical assistant at Greater Portland Health before transitioning to his current role as a practice administrator. Throughout his time in the field, Jason has worked both directly with patients as well as in leadership positions. He is excited to be leading a dedicated team of professionals who care greatly about their community. Jason feels that working in the school-based health centers allows him to be a part of a solution to many problems, and seeing things full circle is of high value to him.

Location(s): SBHCs