Clinical Team
At La Red Health Center, we strive to be a Center of Excellence, providing you with quality, patient-centered care. Our Clinical Team works hard to make sure that you're getting the best care at the most affordable price.
Fabricio Alarcon, MD, FACP, Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Alarcon holds his Doctor of Medicine degree from Cayetano Heredia University in Lima, Peru. He completed his residency at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in the Primary Care/Internal Medicine Program. Dr. Alarcon is Board certified in Internal Medicine, and Obesity. Dr. Alarcon is a Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor and Provider and aslo member of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates.
Dr. Alarcon is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians/American Society of Internal Medicine and serves on numerous committees. He has authored, published and presented over a dozen research papers. Dr. Alarcon has been La Red Health Center's Chief Medical Officer since its inception. 
Sue Bardsley, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, BC
Sue is a psychiatric nurse practitioner with over thirty years of experience in various clinical settings including: Hospitals, Clinics, Higher Education, and the U.S. Army Nurse Corps and Army Reserve.
Sue graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree as Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychiatric Nursing and Nurse Practitioner in Gerontology from Wilmington College, and an MA in Counseling Psychology from West Chester University.
Sue assumed the leadership role for LRHC’s Behavioral Health Program in 2014, and provides day-to-day oversight for the program and direction of the staff. 
Ian Baxter, DO, OBGYN
Dr. Baxter holds his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency at the United States Air Force/Wright-Patterson Medical Center, WPAFB in Ohio and Wright State University/Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton Ohio.
Dr. Baxter is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Certified Da Vinci Console Surgeon. He has worked as a Clinical Instructor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE and is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.
He has authored and presented a scanning electron microscopic analysis of labored and unlabored human umbilical cord vessels at the 2004 ACOG Armed Forces District Meeting and authored a scanning electron microscopic analysis of various biological specimens prepared by a modified freeze substitution technique for his Master's Thesis.
He is currently a full time hospital employed OB/GYN in Seaford, DE with Nanticoke Memorial Hospital and is also a trainer for instructing physicians on implantable contraception through an FDA certified program. He has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery. 
Mark Borer, MD
Dr. Borer provides consultative services at LRHC, and is working on the design, implementation and evaluation of overall child psychiatric services.
Dr. Borer received both his undergraduate and medical degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Dr. Borer is board certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and board certified in General Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology.
Dr. Borer is a member of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association and the Alliance for the Mentally Ill in Delaware. 
Coleen Brogan, CNM, Certified Nurse Midwife
Coleen  holds n a BSN from Graceland College in Iowa and a Masters in Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH.
Coleen received a post graduate degree in Midwifery at the Frontier School of Midwifery & Family Health in KY.
Coleen has extensive experience and has practiced as a midwife on the East & West Coasts.
Juan M. Cabrera, DMD
Dr. Cabrera received his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 1997 and Post Certificate General Dentistry (GPR) in 1998 from the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.
Dr. Cabrera has had significant work experience at Oficina Dental Cabrera & Nunez, C.S.P., in San Juan, P.R. and at Intermed Oral Care, in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. For the last 10 years he has treated patients from a nonprofit corporation in PR that helps HIV patients to have a better quality of life. Dr. Cabrera is a strong believer in preventive dentistry. He has given orientation to young kids trying to raise awareness about oral hygiene.
Dr. Cabrera is a member of Colegio de Cirujanos Dentistas de Puerto Rico since 1998.
Jose Capiro, MD
Dr. Capiro provides case consultation to all of our behavioral health providers for adult patients, collaborates with the Advanced Practice Nurses in behavioral health and is involved in our expansion of the integration of behavioral health and primary care.
Dr. Capiro received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, and his Doctor of Medicine degree from Universidad CETEC, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Dr. Capiro completed his residency training at the Division of Health & Social Services - Medical Center of Delaware, and is Board Certified in General Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology.
Dr. Capiro is bilingual.
Dr. Capiro is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Psychiatric Society of Delaware, the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, the Delaware Medical Reserve Corps, and the Content Review Board for Psychiatrists - the Professional Television Network.
Maria Castillo, LCSW
Maria received her MSW from Hunter College in New York City.
Maria is a bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years of experience. Maria has worked with a variety of clients and issues as a therapist, taught Social Work as an adjunct professor, and is certified in hypnotherapy.  Maria has had specialized training in partner violence, PTSD, and sexual assault.  Maria enjoys presenting workshops on relationship issues, grief, relaxation, and meditation.
Maria is a member of National Association of Social Workers and ACSW. 
Phyllis Colombaro, DDS
Dr. Colombaro received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Medical College of Virginia, School of Dentistry and a M.S. in Microbiology from McNeese State University.
Since 1987, Dr. Colombaro has worked as an associate in different private practices and in 1994, she opened her own private practice and provided dental care to all age groups. Dr. Colombaro’s philosophy has always been, “Patient First.” Now, she shares the philosophy of “Patient First” with La Red Health Center, which is a Patient Centered Medical Home.
Michelle Connor, Registered Dental Hygienist, PhD
Michelle is a dental hygienist who earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Salisbury University and a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Maryland Dental School.
Michelle has significant work experience both in  private practice settings as well as with another Federally Qualified Health Center.
Michelle also earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health from Walden University.
Ericka Taylor-Daniel, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Ericka has significant experience treating patients in multiple settings including: long term care, ambulatory surgery, hospice and medical surgical nursing.
Ericka joined La Red Health Center on March 21, 2016
Prior to joining La Red Health Center, Ericka served as Family Nurse Practitioner, Director Clinical Services for Connections Community Services Program in Georgetown, Delaware, where she provided primary and urgent care services to patients fifteen and older. Ericka also worked as a Staff Registered Nurse at the Bayhealth Medical Center in Milford, Delaware and was a member of the Delaware Technical and Community College Adjunct Faculty Terry Campus.
Ericka received her Masters of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner from Wilmington University in May 2015, a Bachelors of Science in Nursing in May 2011, and Associates of Science in Nursing in 1997 from Drexel University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ericka earned her family nurse practitioner credentials through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners in 2015.
Ericka holds professional memberships with the following organizations:
·      American Association of Nurses
.      American Association of Nurse Practitioners
P. Yvonne Dodd, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Yvonne is a bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker and provides counseling at La Red Health Center two days a week. She has worked over thirty years with the Latino community and although she is not a native Latina has been told that she has a "Latino heart".
Yvonne learned Spanish by studying at the University of Barcelona, Barcelona Spain and is a graduate from Juniata College (1978) and the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work in 1996. After college she lived and worked in Ecuador, South America as a Peace Corps volunteer.
Carol Marquez-Dyer, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Carol is a bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over twelve years experience
Carol serves as the Behavioral Health Consultant in our integrated Milford Family Practice site who receives referrals from the family practitioners once a behavioral health need is identified.
Carol has a Masters of Social Work and a Bachelors of Science in Recreation from Delaware State University and is certified in Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy through the Division of Child Mental Health.
Carol’s work experience spans multiple settings including non-profits, the State of Delaware Division of Social Services and private practice.
Ruby Fairchild, Family Nurse Practitioner
Ruby joined La Red Health Center in October of 2018 and has worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner at the Georgetown Family Practice site.
Prior to joining La Red Health Center, Ruby has had experience working as a registered nurse in a home care setting providing PICC line therapy, tracheostomy care, wound care, hospice care, joint rehabilitation, medication management, and dietary counseling, 
Ruby earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Connecticut College as well a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Program from the Columbia University School of Nursing.
During the course of her studies, Ruby has had a significant amount student Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Experience working in setting such as:
·     The Primary Care area of the Theodore C. Docu Clinic in New York City
·     The Pediatric area of the Refuah Health Center in Spring Valley, NY
·     The Geriatric area of the Isabella Geriatric Center in New York City 
·     The Urgent Care area of the Health Professionals NYP in Forrest Hills, NY
·     The Women’s Health area of Ottenheimer Health in New York City
Ruby is credentialed as an ANCC Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
and as a Basic Life Support Provider by the American Heart Association
Ruby has also authored and published a qualitative study that evaluated the acceptability of the use of cellular glucose meters in diabetes care management and presented a poster session on improving accessibility to interpersonal violence screenings tools in the primary care setting.
Rolando E. Gonzalez Diaz, MD
Dr. Gonzalez is an experienced Board Certified Family Physician. He is currently licensed to practice in both the State of Delaware as well as the state of New York where he trained.
He did his internship at Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center in New York and completed his Family Practice training at The Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, which is affiliated with the prestigious Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Afterwards, Dr. Gonzalez remained as an Attending Physician at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital outpatient service as part of a network that provides care for over a million patients a year. He was also part of the inpatient team.
Dr. Gonzalez received his M.D. degree from Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, the first University in the Americas.
Dr. Gonzalez is a member of the American Medical Association, The American Academy of Physicians, and the Scientific Society of New York. In 2008, he made a Poster Presentation on Carcinoma presenting as Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia at the University of Delaware.  He is fluent in both English and Spanish. 
Cara Grove, Family Nurse Practitioner
Cara joined La Red Health Center in September of 2018 and works as a Family Nurse Practitioner at the Georgetown Family Practice site providing primary care assessment, diagnosis and treatment to adults and children. Cara is also the coordinator of La Red Health Center’s Wellness Center at Sussex Technical High School.
Prior to joining La Red Health Center, Cara has had over 25 years of clinical experience working as a nurse in various environments including: Bayhealth Medical Center, Christiana Care, private practices in Kent and Sussex counties and with the US Navy and Marine Corp.  Cara also serves as Adjunct Faculty for Wilmington University, performing site visits to nurse practitioner student clinical sites and reviewing and grading nurse practitioner assignments. Cara is a US Air Force Reserve Veteran and has worked as both a flight nurse and nurse practitioner in the Air Force Reserve.
Cara earned an Associate Degree, Medical Office Assistance, and an Associate Degree, Nursing from Delaware Technical and Community College. Cara also earned a Bachelor of Science (with distinction) in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner from Wilmington University.
Cara’s credentials include: 
·     Board Certification, Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center
·     Family Nurse Practitioner, Delaware
·     Registered Nurse, Delaware
·     AIDS Certified Registered Nurse (ACRN) in the past
·     Basic Life Support (BLS)
Abha Gupta, MD, OBGYN
Dr. Gupta holds her Doctor of Obstetrics and Gynecology from Punjab University, Christian Medical College, Punjab, India and a Masters of Public Health from the Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia.
Dr. Gupta  completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, NJ. Dr. Gupta is licensed and certified in New Jersey and Delaware and is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Obstetrics, and the Committee of Interns & Residents, UMDNJ.
Dr. Gupta was awarded the Arnold P Gold " Excellence in Humanism & Teaching Award", and the Berlex, "Best Resident Teaching Award "from the Department of OB-GYN at UMDNJ
Nadya Julien, Certified Nurse Practitioner, APRN
Nadya has over nine years of clinical experience in hospital and medical center environments, and is a clinical instructor at Salisbury University.
Nadya earned an Associate Degree in Nursing from Wor-Wic Community College, a Bachelor Degree of Science in Nursing from Wilmington University, and a Master Degree of Science of Nursing/Clinical Nurse Educator from Salisbury University.
Nadya is certified as a Family Nurse Practitiioner from AANP and speaks fluent Creole.
Stacey A. Kemp, RNC, WHCNP
Stacey has over twenty years of clinical experience and has been board-certified as a women's health care nurse practitioner since 1997.
Stacey holds a diploma as a women's health care nurse practitioner from Emory University and a Master in Science in Nursing with a specialization in community health clinical from Wesley College.
Stacey is seeing women's health patients at our Georgetown Health Center, and is the Sussex Tech Wellness Center Coordinator.
Gloria Ann Lester, EdD, MSN, CRNP
Gloria is a certified women's health nurse practitioner and nurse colposcopist who holds a BSN from the University of Delaware, a certificate from the University of Pennsylvania OBGYN nurse practitioner program, a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from Wilmington University, a Master of Science in Women's Health from Wilmington University, and an EdD in Education, Innovation, and Leadership from Wilmington University. Gloria has received numerous awards throughout her academic career.
Gloria is an associate professor on the Faculty of Wilmington University who teaches primarily in the Masters of Nursing Program.  
Gloria is a member of the following organizations:
 Delaware Nurses Association
 American Nurses Association
 Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
 Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
 Wilmington University Nursing Honor Society
Lourdes L. Nunez, DMD
Since she was a little girl, Dr. Nunez wanted to become a dentist. She came from Aguada, a western town in Puerto Rico, and moved to San Juan to study at the University of Puerto Rico where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B. S. in Sciences. She was admitted to the Recinto de Ciencias Medicas of the University of Puerto Rico and received her DMD in 1998 from the School of Dental Medicine.
She began practicing in different private dental clinics until she decided to establish her own practice in San Juan in the year 2000.
Dr. Nunez has been member of Colegio de Cirujanos Dentistas de Puerto Rico since 1998.
In 2017, she decided to move to Delaware. To Dr. Nunez, her profession is not a job, but a way to help others have a better quality of life and the best reward is the gratitude of her patients.
Cathy M. O'Neill, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Cathy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 26 years of experience working with at risk teenagers in Maryland and Delaware.
Cathy holds a Bachelors of Arts in Social Work/Sociology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and a Masters of Social Work from the University of Maryland at Baltimore.
Kelly Russell, Registered Dental Hygienist
Kelly is a dental hygienist who earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore.
Kelly has significant work experience both in a private practice setting as well as with another Federally Qualified Health Center.
Kelly is an active member of the American Dental Hygienists Association. 
James P. Rupp, MD, OBGYN
Dr. James P. Rupp is a Board Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist. 
He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Thomas Jefferson
Medical College in Philadelphia, Pa.
Dr. Rupp currently practices office and hospital Gynecology,
including traditional and micro invasive Gyn surgery, cancer screening,
fertility and osteoporosis therapy and incontinence diagnosis and therapy.  
Dr. Rupp comes to LRHC from private practice where he has had thirty years of experience in the practice of Gynecology.
Marisel Santiago, MD
Dr. Santiago joined La Red Health Center in January 2012. She received her Doctor in Medicine from the Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra in Santiago, Dominican Republic, and completed her internship at the Mayaguez Medical Center, in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.
Dr. Santiago is a bilingual pediatrician who has lived and worked in the Sussex County area for the past several years, and as a result is very aware of the health care needs of its residents.
Jesus Santana, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Jesus is a biiingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 7 years of counseling experience.
Jesus earned a Masters of Social Work from Delaware State University and a Bachelor of Arts from Baruch College. 
Jesus will provide therapy for adults and childrenn out of LRHC's Seaford Office.
Michael Thornsberry, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Michael is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over twelve years experience.
Michael graduated from Delaware State University with a Masters of Social Work and also holds degrees from St. Mary’s Seminary and Loyola College. Michael is also a certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor.
Janet Urdahl, Licensed Clinical Social Worker CADC
Janet  is currently the LCSW in our integrated service Family Practice unit.  Ms. Urdahl is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Addiction Counselor. She has an MPS from the New School for Social Research in New York City and an MSW from Delaware State University.
Janet Urdahl has over 30 years of social work experience in multiple settings including hospitals, nursing homes, and administrator for the State of Delaware for 20 years, Delaware Court system and in a school district. She has also worked for the Department of Corrections and for the Department of Defense as a Military Family Life Consultant.
Patty Walton, Family Nurse Practitioner-BC
Patty has had significant experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, Home Health Nurse and Labor and Delivery Nurse for various Sussex County Health Care organizations.
Patty initially joined La Red Health Center in September of 2007 and worked as a Registered Nurse until March of 2011, providing direct patient care for primary care and obstetrical patients as well as interpreting services for medical practitioners.
Patty has worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Lewes Medical and Surgical Associates, providing primary care services (assess, diagnose, prescribe and treat) for diverse patient populations aged 11 years and older.
Patty received an MSN- Family Practice Nurse Practitioner from Wilmington University in December of 2010, a BSN from Salisbury University in December of 2005, an MA in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from Indiana University in December 1997, and a BA in Spanish from Washington College in May 1996
Patty is credentialed as an ANCC Family Practice NP, a Certified Medical Examiner by the National Registry of Medical Examiners, US Department of
Transportation and a certified Medical Interpreter in Spanish.
Nieves Zaldivar, MD, F.A.A.P.
Dr. Zaldivar received her M.D from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Prior to that, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the Institute of Havana in Cuba.
Dr. Zaldivar has over thirty years of clinical experience, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Zaldivar is also active in a number or organizations including the American Medical Association, American College of Physician Executives, and the National Association of Managed Care Physicians.
Dr. Zaldivar comes to La Red Health Center from the Nemours Pediatric Clinics in Milford and Seaford where she was a Staff Pediatrician. 
Dr. Zaldivar has received numerous honors and awards including being a Herman Muehlstein Scholar at the Muehlstein Foundation in New York.
Dr. Zaldivar is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Dr. Zaldivar has also authored and published many papers including: The Impact of Welfare Sanctions on the Health of Infants and Toddlers.