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Dr. Sarah Hipkens originally hails from New York City. She has strong interests in diabetes care, women’s health, preventive care and prenatal care. She recently completed a research study on the benefits of group education for diabetes management. She chooses to work with the Institute because she believes that everyone deserves excellent care.
Dr. Anita Ravi is the founder and clinical director of the PurpLE Clinic at the Institute for Family Health, and an emerging leader in the field of human trafficking and health. Dr. Ravi’s vision for the PurpLE (Purpose: Listen and Engage) Clinic was simple but pioneering: a community health center-based clinic targeted to the needs …read more
Dr. Susan E. Rubin is the director of women’s health research at the Institute for Family Health and associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She provides patient care as a family physician at the Institute’s Amsterdam Family Health Center. She has …read more
Dr. Julie Schultz was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. She attended Columbia University in New York City, where she studied Biomedical Engineering, University of Maryland School of Medicine for medical school, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for her MPH. Her interests include adolescent medicine, women’s health, population health, and integrative medicine. …read more
Dr. Quick is originally from San Diego, CA, and obtained her bachelor’s degree at New York University, where she studied English Literature. Before attending medical school in Chicago, she worked in NYC and then traveled to Argentina and Guatemala for seven months, working in rural communities and improving her Spanish. After graduating from the Institute’s …read more
Dr. Charles was born in the United States Virgin Islands and is a former Brooklynite. She is a graduate of St. Matthew’s Medical school. Her background ranges from Laboratory Medicine to Clinical Research with Systemic Lupus patients. Dr. Charles believes that Family Medicine offers a diverse patient population and enjoys the continuity of patient care. …read more
Born and raised in the Hudson Valley, Dr. McLaughlin graduated from SUNY New Paltz with a Bachelor’s degree in Developmental and Organismal Biology before continuing on to medical school at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then completed a year of training in Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina before shifting …read more
Dr. Denise Elizondo was born and raised in sunny South Texas, where a good parking space is based on shade not location. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Texas-Pan American. She attended medical school in Guadalajara, Mexico at the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, just steps away from the beautiful Pacific coast. Mexico …read more
Dr. Pinnamaneni was born in San Fernando, Trinidad and grew up in Brooklyn, NY and Tampa, FL. He is a 2011 graduate of the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and is interested in international and preventive medicine. He believes the residency does an excellent job of promoting community health and caring for the underserved. …read more