Meet Our Team.

The Claris team is passionate about serving our patients, providing excellent care, and having fun together!

The Faces of Claris Health

Nia Archer

Patient Care Manager - Mobile Unit
Nia coordinates the outreach and operational needs of the mobile unit.
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Lisa Arshawsky, MSN, WHNP, RN

Certified Nurse Midwife
Lisa serves as a certified nurse midwife at Claris Health.
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Hannah Barish

Hannah Barish

Executive Assistant

Bianca Castillo

Medical Assistant
Bianca loves helping others and goes where the greatest need is, travelling between the Lynwood, West Los Angeles, and mobile clinics.
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Nicole Christian-Genius

Dr. Nikki is driven to improve pregnancy outcomes for the underserved and marginalized. She provides medical care and leads prenatal groups, based on the Centering Pregnancy model.
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Chris Church

Reality Check Speaker
Chris speaks to teens & young adults about sexual-health and education
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Ali Cole

Advancement Manager
Ali oversees all donor relations and fundraising initiatives.
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Lisa Craig

Lisa Craig

LMFT & Clinical Supervisor

Kristina Dahlin

Physicans Associate (PA)
Kristina loves serving the people of Los Angeles, especially on our mobile medical unit where she travels throughout the county providing medical services.
Donny Fox

Donny Fox

Reality Check Speaker
With a background in entertainment, Donny speaks to teens and young adults about sexual and relational health, media influences, and decision-making.

Elizabeth "Lizzy" Fox

Reality Check Manager
Lizzy trains and manages the Reality Check team, presents to students in LA, and trains other sexual-health programs around the nation.
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Cameron Frye

Cameron Frye

Community Engagement Coordinator

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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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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Monica Mendez

Patient Care Manager
Monica is responsible for the ongoing emotional and practical support of patients at Claris Health in Lynwood.
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Denise Middleton

Laurie Miller

Laurie Miller

Patient Services Director
Laurie has a Masters in Social Work and extensive experience in clinical social work. She oversees the Claris care coordination team, including case management and counseling services.
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Evadna Nesbit, PA-C

Clinic Director
As Claris' Clinic Director, Evadna oversees patient services and cares for individuals and families visiting the clinics.
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Talitha Phillips

Originally introduced to Claris Health as a client, Talitha has now served as the CEO for twenty-one years and is in charge of vision casting, leadership, organizational development, and fundraising.
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Natalie Rios

Natalie Rios

Mobile Medical Unit Driver
Natalie drives the mobile medical unit and provides additional support to the mobile medical team.
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Kayla Walden

Marketing Manager
Kayla oversees Claris' marketing efforts including digital, print, social media, and more.
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CC Weske

Reality Check Virtual Speaker
CC serves as a sexual-health educator, giving presentations from her home in Idaho.

Tracy Whitehead

Parenting Program Coordinator
Tracy oversees and coordinates virtual appointments and faciliates many virtual parenting and other support classes.
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Stacy Williams

Community Engagement Director
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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J. Patrick Wise

J. Patrick Wise

Reality Check Coordinator
Patrick manages the Reality Check social media and presents for Reality Check in schools and other venues around Los Angeles.
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Niki Woolsey

Parenting Program Manager
Niki runs the Parenting Program by educating, encouraging, and supporting new parents.
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Amen Bains, President

Chris Coates, Treasurer

Kathryn Underwood, PA, Secretary

Nick Angelich, Member

Jaclyn Corral, Member

Adrienne Dixon,  Member

Sarah Dubbledam, Member

Carla Janzen, MD, PhD, Member

Natalie LeVeck, Esq. Member

Denise Perlstein, Member

Talitha Phillips, CEO, Member

Kelly Redd, Member

Andrea Regalado, Member

Tish & Charles Anderson

Theresa & Bill Armour

Natalie & Rob Corrao

Dr. Bob & Leslie Hamilton

Patricia Heaton

Charles Hu

Carrie & Peter Kingston

Jo Ann & Robert Klein

Mark Little

Celeste Liversidge, Esq.

Christine Martinez

Christine Metzler

Seth David Mitchell

Tracie & Chris Shepard

Susan & Craig Tschudi

Christa Workman, Esq.



Join Us for Claris’ Ripple Gala, either in person or virtually. The program will begin LIVE at 6:30 p.m. PDT.