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13500 Airport Road ​· Boonville, CA 95415
Mailing Address: PO Box 338 · Boonville, CA 95415

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Our Staff

Primary Care

Medical Director/Family Nurse Practitioner
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Cindy Novella is a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has worked at AVHC since 2007. Cindy is bilingual in Spanish. She got her nursing degree from...

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Nurse Manager
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Michelle is a Registered Nurse and a Certified Family Planning Health Worker. Michelle received a B.A. in American Studies from Chico State University in 2003 and...

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Lead Medical Assistant
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Sarah Rossi is a certified medical assistant and 2003 graduate of the Mendocino County of Education’s ROP Medical Assistant Program. She has been...

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Medical Assistant
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Daisy recently joined our team as a Medical Assistant. She has lived in the Valley for over 15 years and graduated High school in 2012. After high school she went...

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Registered Nurse
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Linda is a registered nurse. She received her Associate degree in Nursing at City College of San Francisco, and also studied nursing at Sonoma State University.

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Medical Doctor
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John grew up in a small, rural logging town, and his grandparents were cattle ranchers, so this area has a familiar feel. After becoming...

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Medical Assistant
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Certified Medical Assistant

Stephanie has been in the medical field for about 5 years. She graduated MA school out of MCOE in 2018. She has done some volunteer work with the traveling AMEN clinics and Children Fairs held at Grace Hudson. After Graduating MA School, Stephanie explored.....

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Acupuncturist
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Melanie Fuller is a Licensed Acupuncturist and has been practicing Chinese Medicine since graduating from Five Branches University in 2012. She is licensed nationally by the NCCAOM and the California Acupuncture Board. She has post-graduate training in Sport Medicine and Orthopedic Acupuncture and...

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Dental Care

Dental Assistant
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Mayra grew up in Anderson Valley and graduated High School in 2013. Mayra has been working...

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Registered Dental Hygienist
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Amy is a Registered Dental Hygienist with a Bachelor's degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a Graduate degree from The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 2020. In addition to...

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Dental Director
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Dr. Agrawal started her dental career in India prior to attending University of Pennsylvania School of Dental medicine where she graduated with the highest honors. She did her hospital-based General Practice Residency in New York City and moved to California in 2017 to continue... 

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Dental Office Manager
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Mona is our new Registered Dental Assistant Supervisor. She brings over 35 years of experience in dentistry to our dental department. She received her dental assistant certification in 1985 and her RDA license soon after. She has recently relocated from San Diego....

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Dental Assistant
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Sterilization Technician
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Behavioral Care

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
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Amanda is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a member of the National Association of Social Workers. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services through Saint Joseph’s College of Maine and a Master of Social Work degree at California State University, Chico....

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Psychologist
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Administration

Executive Director
Chloë Guazzone-Rugebregt photo

Chloë has served as Executive Director of AVHC for 7 years. She was born and raised in Mendocino and studied Community Studies and Women’s Studies at University of California, Santa Cruz, going on...

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Chief Operations Officer
Fabiola Cornejo-Perez photo

Fabiola Perez has been working here at Anderson Valley Health Center since 2007. She was an Americorp  Volunteer while in high school and worked at AVHC for...

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Patient Billing Services
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I came to Anderson Valley when I was 7 years old, attended and graduated from our local high school. In late 1989 I started working for Anderson Valley Health...

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Patient Billing Manager
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Vanessa is a graduate of the medical assistant program at the Mendocino County Office of Education in Ukiah. She has worked at AVHC since October of 2012...

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Quality Improvement Manager
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Executive Assistant
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 Donna Sherwood,has lived and worked in Mendocino County since 1982.I feel very fortunate to live in Mendocino County with all the county has to offer. Donna previously worked at AVHC back in 2011 doing some job share with another FQHC.Donna is glad to be back, working with the staff and community.

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Quality Improvement Assistant
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Referral Coordinator
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Human Resources Manager
Caresse P-Orridge photo

Caresse is transplant from Sonoma County where she worked in FQHCs for 20 years. She earned her Bachelors from UC Berkeley in 2020 and lives in Ukiah with her partner and two daughters...

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Community Outreach

Social Worker
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Cyd Bernstein is a health coach and helps patients diagnosed with diabetes to make diet and lifestyle changes. She is passionate about holistic health and loves yoga, hiking and cooking. Her favorite place to be is in the redwoods. Cyd grew up in Anderson Valley and left to complete her BA at UC Berkeley in Development Studies and Spanish. She is currently completing a Masters in Social Work, with an emphasis in rural social work, at Humboldt State University.

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Program Manager
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Leah Collins was born, raised, and educated in Anderson Valley. Her life has been full of adventure, travel, volunteering, and service at home and abroad in places like Spain, Chile...

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Patient Services

Front Office Manager
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Juan graduated from Anderson Valley High School. He attended Mendocino Community College and graduated with an AA in Business Management. He worked in sales and customer service for ten years before....

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Patient Services Representative
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Patient Services Representative
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Lead Patient Services Representative
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Carolina Tovar has been with AVHC since 2004 as a Patient Service Rep. She enjoys helping patients get an appointment as soon as possible . When she is not...

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Certified Enrollment Counsellor and Patient Billing Specialist
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Rubi grew up in Anderson Valley and graduated from High School in 2007. She moved to San Diego in 2009. Rubi worked at a Community Home for Mentally Dis...

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