|Dr. Kisti Catalano, Community Nurse Medical Director
In July 2015 Dr. Kisti Catalano joined the Community Nurse Health Center family as Medical Director. Dr. Catalano is responsible for overall clinical leadership for primary medical care services, ensuring that the mission and health care goals of CNHC are realized through the professional and effective delivery of integrated health care.
Dr. Catalano provides primary care medical services, as well as leading CNHC’s efforts to proactively address the growing healthcare needs of the community.
Dr. Catalano was awarded her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin. She completed her medical degree and Internal Medicine/Pediatric residency at the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Catalano is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Catalano is fluent in English and medical conversational Spanish.
|Sam Boburka, PA-C
Sam graduated from Midwestern University’s physician assistant program in Downers Grove in 2011. She worked full time in OB/GYN for five years, and now has joined our team as an OB and family practice PA. She has a passion for obstetrics and gynecology, but also loves providing family centered care with a focus in patient education and performing small in office procedures such as cryotherapy, colposcopy, pap smears and vulvar biopsies. She is fluent in English, and is able to speak some Spanish. She is taking Spanish classes to further improve her vocabulary.
|Dr. Nunya Irvine, Community Nurse Dental Director
Dr. Nunya Irvine received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. She joined CNHC in March 2014, bringing a wealth of experience and interest in patient care, public health, and ensuring provision of dental care to underserved individuals and families.
As CNHC Dental Director, Dr. Irvine provides direct patient care, overall clinical leadership, and oversight for all dental services and oral health education. She also serves on the Community Nurse Quality Assurance and Continuous Quality Improvement Committees.
In addition, Dr. Irvine serves in the Illinois National Guard as Chief Dentist for Scott Air Force Base. She is a member of the Illinois State Dental Society and American Association of Women Dentists.
|Dr. Candace Badie, Dental Provider
Dr. Candace Badie received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from University of Louisville School of Dentistry. Dr. Badie provides preventive and restorative dental treatment for both children and adults and has special interest in patient education about oral health and the important link to systemic health. She is a member of the Illinois State Dental Society and American Dental Society.
|Alfredo Carrasquillo, R.D.H., Dental Hygienist
Alfredo joined Community Nurse in September 2014, bringing a wealth of experience as both a dental hygienist and dental department supervisor. As a Registered Dental Hygienist (R. D. H.), Alfredo provides treatment and care of the mouth, teeth and gums. An important aspect of his job is educating patients, not only on dental care, but on maintaining overall health. Alfredo was awarded his Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Kennedy-King College.