MEET OUR FACULTY

CA-LEND Discipline Directors & Faculty

Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our skilled team of professionals is the backbone of CA-LEND. Their ideas help shape the direction and mission of our organization. Read on to learn more about some of our incredible team members.

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SONIA K. ALLER PHD., CCC

Speech-Language Pathology

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CECILY BETZ

Nursing

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LAVONNA BLAIR-LEWIS

Health Administration

JULIE CEDERBAUM, PHD, MSW, MPH

Social Work
Discipline Director

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FRAN GOLDFARB

Family Support

ALISON GRIMES, AUD, ABA-BD CERT-PEDIATRIC AUD.

Audiology
Discipline Director

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NANCY HUNT, PHD

Special Education
Discipline Director

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CARY KREUTZER, EDD, MPH, RD, FAND

Public Health
Discipline Director

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MARIA MARQUEZ

Self-Advocacy Discipline Director

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JOSE POLIDO, DDS

Oral Health
Discipline Director

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MARIE KANNE POULSEN, PHD

Psychology
Discipline Director

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SHEELA RAO, MD, MACM

Pediatrics
Discipline Director

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BARBARA SARGENT, PHD, PT, PCS

Physical Therapy Discipline Director

SARA SHERER, PHD

Psychology

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KATHRYN SMITH, DRPH, RN, MN

Nursing, Policy Director

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SHELBY SURFAS, OTD, OTR/L

Occupational Therapy
Discipline Director

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AMANDA TYREE, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathology

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HOPE WILLS, MA, RD, CSP, IBCLC

Nutrition
Discipline Director

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JEREMY WONG, PT,DPT, PCS

Physical Therapy

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