Provider Profiles

Jonathan Lax Center


Akia Feggans, Director of Behavioral Health View Profile

Allen Howell, Counselor Assistant View Profile

Allie Fraser, Collection Management Librarian View Profile

Alyssa Richman, Library and Digital Literacy Manager View Profile

Andres (Nelson) Friere Kane, Case Manager Supervisor View Profile

Angela Kapalko, Senior Clinical Research Coordinator at the Jonathan Lax Treatment Center

Angela Kapalko, PA-C, MS, AAHIVS is the Senior Clinical Research Coordinator at the Jonathan Lax Treatment Center. She received a master’s in Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2007. Angela is an experienced full-time Physician Assistant specializing in HIV medicine and HIV/HCV co-infection medicine including HCV treatment. She is also the Clinical Research Coordinator and Sub-investigator on over 40 clinical trials, ranging trials including HIV and HCV treatment,…

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Anthony James, Practice Coordinator View Profile

Assata Thomas, Drop-in Social Services Manager View Profile

Atisha Johnson, Medical Call Center Representative/Medical Assistant View Profile

Barbara Bungy, Chief Operating Officer View Profile

Benjamin Green, Lead HIV Counselor and Tester View Profile

Bert Pannapacker, Administrative Assistant View Profile

Bikim Brown, Counselor/Tester View Profile

Brenda Bowens, Community Health Worker Apprentice View Profile

Caitlin Conyngham, Director of PrEP Programs View Profile

Calenthia Dowdy, Director of Faith Based Initiatives View Profile

Cara Tratner, Prison Linkage Specialist View Profile

Carmen Altopiedi, Medical Case Manager View Profile

Cayden Halligan, Benefit Coordinators' Supervisor View Profile

Cenquetta Harris, Counselor/Tester View Profile

Chip Alfred, Director of Development and Communications View Profile

Clara Lopez, Bi-lingual Medical Assistant/Medical Records View Profile

Clifford Brown, Prevention Counselor View Profile

Colleen Davis, AP Accountant View Profile

Cyree Johnson, Staff Librarian and Instructor View Profile

Dan Clemons, Finance Director View Profile

Dan Uzupis, IT Director View Profile

Danica Young, Lax Social Worker View Profile

Daniel Green, Director of Case Manager View Profile

Dannette Burry, Care Navigator View Profile

Deborah Callahan, Therapist View Profile

Dena Lewis-Salley, Office Manager View Profile

Denise Domitrovic, Phlebotomist View Profile

Denise Vernier, BSN, RN, EMR Support Specialist View Profile

Derik Moore, Therapist View Profile

Devon Clark, Research Assistant View Profile

Ebony Selby, Medical Office Assistant View Profile

Eddie Davis, Faith Initiatives Assistant View Profile

Eduardo Esquivel, Medical Case Manager View Profile

Elaina Tully, Physician View Profile

Elisabeth Long, TEACH Outside Co-coordinator View Profile

Elizabeth Robb, Dietitian View Profile

Erika Jerome, Quality Assurance Coordinator View Profile

Evon Burton, Marketing and Community Outreach Supervisor View Profile

Franklin Yates, Staff Physician of the John Bell Health Center

Franklin Yates, MD, MA is the Staff Physician of the John Bell Health Center. He received his medical training from the Temple University School of Medicine. Franklin interned at Brown University’s Rhode Island Hospital and completed his residency at Temple University Hospital. He completed his fellowship at the Drexel University College of Medicine and Hahnemann University Hospital.

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Gerald Allen, Maintenance Engineer View Profile

Gerald Isaac, Janitor View Profile

Grace Paik, Nurse Practitioner

Grace Paik, CRNP is a Nurse Practitioner of the Jonathan Lax Treatment Center. She received her undergraduate degree in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania in 2005 and received her medical training from the University of Pennsylvania while completing a Master’s of Science in Nursing in 2009. Grace specializes in Primary Care and HIV treatment.

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Grace Rutha, Patient Care Concierge View Profile

Graham Beckley, Digital Health Trainer View Profile

Hannah Zellman, Program Director View Profile

Helen Koenig, Staff Physician at the Jonathan Lax Treatment Center and Medical Director of I Am…

Helen Koenig, MD, MPH is a Staff Physician at the Jonathan Lax Treatment Center and Medical Director of the “I Am…” Men’s Health PrEP Program at Y-HEP. She received her medical training from Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York City. Helen completed her Internal Medicine residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and her General Preventive Medicine residency at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at John Hopkins University. She…

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Holly Pester, Executive Assistant & Facilities Manager View Profile

Isaac Flomo, PCC Assistant / Drop In Assistant View Profile

Jalina Evans, FIGHT and ICJ CTR Coordinator View Profile

Jane Shull
Jane Shull, Executive Director View Profile

Jasmine Pruden, Expanded Function Dental Assistant View Profile

Jay Kostman, Staff Physician at the John Bell Health Center View Profile

Jeanette James, Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist View Profile

Jennifer Mainville, TEACH Facilitator View Profile

Jennifer Wright, Community and Institutional Relations Supervisor View Profile

John Callahan, Staff Accountant View Profile

Jonathan J. Nunez, View Profile

Jordan Twine, Medical Case Manager View Profile

Joyce Moore, Medical Records Clerk View Profile

Jules Buchanan, TEACH Classroom Assistant View Profile

Julie Fort, Nurse Manager View Profile

Juliet Fink Yates
Juliet Yates, Director of Education View Profile

June Martinez-Bailey, Peer Assistant View Profile

Justin Coleman, Medical and Social Services Receptionist View Profile

Kai Yohman, Operations Coordinator View Profile

Karam Mounzer, MD
Karam Mounzer, Medical Director

Karam Mounzer, MD is the Medical Director of The Jonathan Lax Treatment Center. He received his medical training from Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon. Karam completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey. Karam is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Karam’s clinical expertise is in HIV, HCV, HBV, STDs and other general infectious diseases and treatment of the multi-drug resistant HIV virus. His research expertise…

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Kari Hexem, Dental Director View Profile

Karin Scheibel, Counselor View Profile

Kate Cerrone, Triage Nurse View Profile

Kay Cohen, Community Relations Liaison View Profile

Kent Ellingson, Medical Case Manager View Profile

Kevin Taylor, Medical Assistant View Profile

Khia Naylor, Administrative Assistant View Profile

Kianna Little, Counselor Navigator View Profile

Kiara Washington, Prevention Counselor View Profile

Kimberly Chiaramonte, Director of HIV Testing, Linkage, and Navigation Services View Profile

Kimtasha Epps, Community Health Worker View Profile

Kristin Maurer, Counselor Assistant View Profile

Kyle Chvasta, Public Programs Associate View Profile

Lane DiFlavis, Behavior Health Consultant View Profile

LaNelta Nobles, Pharmacist View Profile

LaTesha Tucker, Practice Coordinator of the Jonathan Lax Clinic View Profile

Latonya Malave, Medical Assistant View Profile

Laura Bamford, Staff Physician

Laura Bamford, MD, MSCE is a Staff Physician at the Jonathan Lax Treatment Center and the Medical Director for Clinica Bienestar. She received her medical training from Jefferson Medical College graduating Summa Cum Laude. Laura completed her residency at Columbia University Medical Center and her fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Laura is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Her specialties are in the following areas: HIV testing, engagement in HIV…

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Leslie Becker, Therapist View Profile

Lester Faison, Library Assistant View Profile

Linden Lalley-Chareczko, Research Coordinator View Profile

Lizzy Schmidt, Nurse Practitioner, Director of the Jonathan Lax Center Women’s Program

Lizzy Schmidt, MSN, CRNP is the Director of the Lax Women’s Program at Philadelphia FIGHT. Lizzy has been helping people with HIV remain well and flourish for the past 15 years. She studied Sociology at Bryn Mawr College and became a women’s health activist at the Elizabeth Blackwell Heath Center. Lizzy worked as an HIV test counselor at The North East Treatment Center in the early 1990’s and returned to nursing school to learn how…

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Lorelei Narvaja, Chief Strategy Officer View Profile

Lorin Jackson, Public Services Librarian View Profile

Lucy Gleysteen, Care Outreach and Resource Librarian View Profile

Marcie Mays
Marcella Mays, Receptionist View Profile

Mariann Rumsey, Billing Supervisor View Profile

Megan Kussay, Pharmacist View Profile