Our Staff – Health Care Navigator

claudia@casasanjose.org

is our newly appointed Health Care Navigator. She was born and raised in Bucaramanga, Colombia. Claudia holds a bachelor’s degree in Dentistry from the Santo Tomas University of Colombia and she is currently finishing her master’s program in Education.  She moved to Pittsburgh three years ago pursuing an associate degree and license in Dental Medicine and Endodontics in the United States.

Before joining Casa San Jose, Claudia practiced dentistry for 5 years in Colombia and Mexico. After moving to Pittsburgh, she worked for three years in a private dental practice where she learned about the United States Health System.

Driven by her passion to support others and product of the pandemic  Claudia join Casa San Jose to help and fulfill the Latinx community’s needs in these difficult times.

At Casa, Claudia coordinates the Covid-19 department and has a wonderful team with which she works hand in hand. She aims to provide accessibility to the Covid-19 vaccine by breaking down economic barriers, language, transportation, mistrust, and accessibility.

Her favorite slogan is:  Protégete a ti y a los demás. Vacúnate!