Staff

 

U.S.A.

Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Smith

Director

Jennifer is our founder and Executive Director superwoman. She has not yet met a problem she cannot solve or a person
she cannot help. Personally vested in every case, she moves mountains (quite literally $500,000 in boxes of medical supplies) to help the people of Honduras.

Terence Noonan

Terence Noonan

Director

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Laura Gill

Laura Gill

RN, U.S. Partner

Laura is a school and public health nurse from MA. She acts as Team and Clinic Leader during the November brigade, as well as Education Director. She is a member of the BOD and has participated in brigades for more than a decade.

Brian Shaughnessy

Brian Shaughnessy

DMD, U.S. Partner

Dr. Shaughnessy is a pediatric dentist with a background in physical therapy, a complement of skills that help Dr. Shaughnessy care for the underserved and those with special needs.

Honduras

Gloria Corrales

Gloria Corrales

DDS, Honduran Partner

Dr. Corrales attended UNAH Dental School where she graduated with honors. As a dental surgeon, Dr. Corrales is an active member of many organizations that do humanitarian work in the country.

Esmarelda

Esmarelda

Nurse, Honduran Partner

Esmerelda (Nurse, Dental Program, Florida, Opatoro)

Haydee

Haydee

Nurse, Honduran Partner

Haydee (Nurse, Central de Salud, Florida, Opatoro)

Maria Castillo

Maria Castillo

DDS, Honduran Partner

Maria Castillo (Dentist, Central de Salud, Florida, Opatoro) 

Yeni

Yeni

Health Services Administrator, Honduras Partner

Gloria Vasquez

Gloria Vasquez

DDS, Honduran Partner

Gloria Velasquez, MD  (Central de Salud, Florida, Opatoro) 

Pavlova Polanco

Pavlova Polanco

MD, Honduras

As a local doctor, my main purpose is to provide medical care to communities with difficult access to health services. CHPH has given me the opportunity to be a liaison between patients and US doctors and growing professionally in each medical mission.

Miriam Avila and Hugo Martinez

Miriam Avila and Hugo Martinez

Local Directors, Honduran Partners

(Local Directors, CHPH, Florida, Opatoro)

Marco Tulio Corea

Marco Tulio Corea

MD, BOD

When I started working with CHPH, I realized that they really love helping people, they make things become true, it doesn’t matter how hard it can be, someone will always find a way to solve any problem concerning a patient in need. Just to be near them, makes me a better person.

Fernando Amador

Fernando Amador

MD, Honduras Partner

I’m a Honduran medical graduate and it has been an honor to work with such an exceptional team since 2018. At CHPH I’ve had the opportunity to learn and serve among old and new friends while having a great time.

Carlos Avila

Carlos Avila

MD, Honduran Partner

I am one of the Honduran general physicians, and I enjoy working at the pediatric station. My general interests are Chess, soccer and music. I want to get into Hematology/Oncology in the future. CHPH is a great way to appreciate all the blessings we have in our lives.

Our Board of Directors

Jennifer Smith- Executive Director

Terence Noonan- Co-Director

Gloria Corrales- Honduran Director and Director of Dental

Nereyda Herrara- Director

Michell Mendez- Mental Health Coordinator

Brian Shaughnessy- US Director of Dental 

Marco Corea- Honduran Medical Director

Dan Federman- Past US Medical Director

Jorge Carrasco- Past Honduran Medical Director

Laura Gill- Education Director

Kristen Hoban- Pharmaceutical Director, Formulary Development

Katie McNamara

Paul Farber- Financial Director

Karyn Medzon

Stacie Shapiro

Lisa Garron

Community Health Partnership – Honduras is approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501 (C) (3) tax-exempt organization, and all donations are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. CHP-Honduras’s Federal Identification Number (EIN)  46-1520101.