Care Coordinators

Ashley Nichols

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CHW
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Ashley Nichols, CHW
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I was born and raised in Durham, North Carolina. I have also been in healthcare for 12 Years. I am passionate about taking care of patients' needs. I'm excited to start my new career and continuing to care for patients.

Angie Mejia Ruiz

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BA
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Angie Majia Ruiz, BA
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I graduated from Saint Augustine’s University with a BA in Psychology. I was born in Honduras but raised in Durham, NC. I have been in Durham for the past 18 years and have witnessed first hand the need and limited access to resources. I am excited to be able to help fill in the gap and connect those in need to resources to improve their care and well-being. In my free time, I enjoy reading books, playing with my dog Max, and spending time with my loved ones.

Amy Day

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I was born and raised in Durham, NC. I have been in healthcare for 15 years and am truly passionate about taking care of others. In January 2020, I started my Duke career with Duke Primary Care as a Patient Care Associate, and now I am excited to start a new journey here with DukeWELL. My passion is helping others any way I can, so I am thankful to be working in a department that will allow me to continue serving others.

Adelina Benitez

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BS
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Adelina Benitez
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I am originally from New York City. I graduated for the University of Phoenix with a BS in Healthcare Administration. I am currently pursuing my Masters in SNHU Online. When I have some free time, I enjoy reading and educating myself more, as well as quiet nature walks and just relaxing.

Tatiana Pineda Flores

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Flores
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I have been in customer service for eight years. I feel good giving people the best version of myself and helping in whatever I can. I pride myself in being personable with rich qualities of loyalty and trustworthiness. I like being in a workplace where I will continue to help others and do something I absolutely love: using both of my languages!

Sheri L Bean

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BS
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Sheri Bean
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I possess over 20 years of healthcare and educational experience combined. My experience has afforded me the opportunity to work with cognitively disabled adults and children with special needs, both paraprofessional and substitute teacher in the public school sector, and an instructor in an allied health program for medical and administrative assistants. I am a US Air Force veteran, and I have a passion to help and serve my community in any capacity. I enjoy reading, volunteering my time, and spending quality time with family and friends.

Danita Walker

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I have a management background in health insurance and as a government contractor. I received a degree in Health Science in 2014. I am currently studying for Healthcare Administration. I owned and managed a group home for Intellectual Disabled adults with critical needs for over 10 years. I have always had a strong desire to assist people with their needs in everyday life. Working as an associate in PHMO allows me to continue bridging the gap for patients by providing the resources necessary to fulfill their healthcare needs and essentials.

Tenal Alston

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CHW
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Tenal Alston
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I have been at Duke for 5 years, serving as both a Nursing Assistant and an Advanced Health Unit Coordinator. After completing a Community Health Worker (CHW) certification course at DTCC, I began to better understand the importance of having outreach and resource persons within any given community. I enjoy providing helpful information to those who may not be aware of—or adequately informed of—those things that may help one make better health and lifestyle choices.

Carolyn MacNair

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BA
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I graduated from UNC Wilmington with a B.A. in Spanish and International Studies. Throughout my professional career, I have worked with underserved communities, specifically immigrants and refugees with limited English proficiency. I am extremely passionate about social justice and equitable access to health care for all, regardless of race, ethnicity, or immigration status. By the same token, I am beyond excited to help uninsured individuals navigate the healthcare system and ensure that their needs are met.