Jamilla Townsend

Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center

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Jamilla became a certified clinical Medical Assistant in 2008. She has experience in pediatrics, adolescent medicine, OB/GYN, cardiology and family practice. Jamilla also ran a flu clinic at her previous practice and is an excellent phlebotomist. Jamilla loves being a medical assistant and loves the medical field, specifically working side-by-side with providers. Her favorite part of pediatrics is watching the families grow. Jamilla is also a soon-to-be cosmetologist and plans to own a salon in the future. In her free time, she enjoys reading and vacationing in Las Vegas. Jamilla lives in Philadelphia with her 2 boys.

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Karam Mounzer, MD

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Dr. Mario Cruz

Dr. Mario CruzDr. Cruz is a board certified pediatrician who serves as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He has presented and/or published in the fields of community violence and domestic violence prevention, quality improvement, behavioral health, curriculum development and mentorship. In 2019 he received the Greater Philadelphia Social Innovation Award for Innovations in Healthcare.

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