Meet Our Team.

The Claris team is a diverse group that loves our clients, our service offerings, and working with each other a whole lot.

The Faces of Claris Health

Talitha Phillips

CEO
Originally introduced to Claris Health as a client, Talitha has now served as the CEO for nineteen years and is in charge of vision casting, leadership, organizational development, and fundraising.
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Emily Keith

VP of Operations
Emily oversees the personnel and overall operations of the clinics and support programs. She also created Claris Health's sexual health education program called Reality Check.
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Evadna Nesbit, PA-C

Clinic Director
As Claris' new Clinic Director, Evadna oversees patient services and cares for the women and families visiting the clinics.
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Stacie Wolcott, NP, CNM

Certified Nurse Midwife
Stacie splits her time as a nurse midwife at UCLA and as the Clinic Director of Claris Health. She oversees patient services and cares for the women and families visiting the clinics.
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Dr. Carla Janzen, MD, PhD

Medical Director
After peripheral involvement for many years, Dr. Janzen became Claris Health's Medical Director in 2016. She reviews all medical records and mentors the medical staff.
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Niki Woolsey

Parenting Program Director
Niki runs the Parenting Program by educating, encouraging, and supporting new parents.
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Summer McBride

Assistant Program Director
Summer assists with running the Parenting Program by educating, encouraging and supporting new parents.
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Nancy John

Patient Care Manager
Nancy is responsible for the ongoing emotional and practical support of patients at Claris Health West LA.
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Monica Mendez

Patient Care Manager
Monica understands firsthand the need for parental health & educational programs. She's also responsible for the ongoing emotional and practical support of Claris patients.
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Stacy Williams

Outreach Manager
Stacy oversees all community partnerships with social service providers, medical clinics, governmental agencies and faith-based organizations as well assists with donor development and fundraising events.
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Jessica Chow Marketing Manager

Jessica Chow

Marketing Manager
Jessica is responsible for all marketing projects, as well as web design, social media, newsletters and in-house content.
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Ali Cole

Advancement Manager
Ali oversees all donor relations and fundraising initiatives.
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Grace Polanco

Mobile Clinic Manager
Grace manages outreach and operational needs on the mobile.
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Frank Wiley

Mobile Driver
Frank is the primary driver of the mobile clinic. He oversees security, maintenance and operations of the vehicle.
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Lisa Craig

Lisa Craig

LMFT & Clinical Supervisor

Denise Middleton

LMFT

Peter Kingston, President
Talitha Phillips, CEO
Ronald Cole, Secretary
Brian Lee, Treasurer
Amen Bains, Member
Laura DuFour, RN, Member
Adrienne Dixon,  Member
Keith Orso Esq., Member
Andrea Regalado, Member
Charles Hu, Member
Chris Cotes, Member

Bill & Theresa Armour
Dr. Bob & Leslie Hamilton
Patricia Heaton
Robert & JoAnn Klein
Marc & Tegra Little
Christine Martinez
Christine Metzler
Seth Mitchell
Chris & Tracie Shepard
Craig Tschudi
Christa Workman, Esq.