Meet the Staff

 Belmont and Aqueduct

Paul Ruchames, LCSW
Executive Director
Frank Caruso
Controller
Vivian Muniz
Benefits Director
Paola Cardenas
Benefits Coordinator
Faith Resignolo
Office Manager
Kristy Chao
Office Manager
Tarika James, MD
Medical Director
Karen Staple, PHD
Nurse Practitioner
Carolyn Leak, RN
Nurse
Sara Gaspar
Medical Assistant
Stella Cardenas
Outreach Coordinator and Case Manager
Jacques Vital-Herne, MD
Psychiatrist
Aaron Fields, LMSW, CASAC
Substance Abuse Counselor
Stephanie Garthwaite, LMHC
Substance Abuse Counselor
Juana Maria, MSW, CASAC
Substance Abuse Counselor
Gladys Llerena
Benefits Administrative Assistant

 

 

Saratoga
 

Alexander Cardiel, MD
Medical Director
Nancy Underwood

Program Director
Julio Pantoja, CASAC
Substance Abuse Counselor
Abigail Altu
Client Care Coordinator
Roger Sousa
Volunteer Coordinator
Sheriza Serravento
Program Assistant/ Special Events
Jane Sussman
Client Care Assistant
Vivian Urdenetta
Translator
Robert Dufort
Driver