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Maria I. Angulo, MD
Laura Cabrales, NP
Family Practice, PCP.
Karen Callan, CPNP, RN
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, PCP.
Karen received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Duke University and her Master of Science in Nursing from Rush University. In addition to being a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, she is chemotherapy and Biotherapy Certified. Karen enjoys traveling and has visited Mexico, South America, and Africa.
CPNP Callan speaks English and Spanish.
Daniel Ceballos, NP
Family Practice, PCP.
Daniel Ceballos joined the IWS team in August of 2008.
NP Dan received his Master’s Degree in Nursing and Post Masters in Adult Nurse Practitioner from North Park University. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Illinois. Dan received Temporary Medical Station Training in Katrina and NATO.
NP Dan speaks English and Spanish.
Jessica Espinosa, NP, DNP, APN, CPCP Pediatrics
Jessica joined the IWS team in 2018 from Toronto, Canada. She received her Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences from Queen’s University in Kingston, ON, Canada and her Bachelor of Nursing from the University of Toronto. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Jessica speaks fluent English, Spanish, and French. She loves to play volleyball, tap dance, and hanging out with her dog, Clark.
Sandra Frank, DNP, RN, C-APN
Family Practice, PCP.
Sandy Frank received her Doctorate in Nursing Practice and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Rush University. She has practiced as a family nurse practitioner in the Chicago area since 1994. Frank has also worked as a Health Educator in Phanat Nikhom, Thailand and as a Public Health Liaison TB Program Coordinator in Sudan, Africa. She is passionate about fitness and healthy nutrition. Her hobbies include running, swimming and biking and regularly competes in triathlons.
Evelina Hilado Habacon, MD
Dr. Habacon received her Doctorate of Medicine and Surgery and her Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medicine from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. She completed her pediatric residency at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago and fellowship in hematology at the University of Illinois Hospital and Children’s Memorial Hospital.
A member of the American Medical Association since 1976, Dr. Habacon speaks English and Spanish.
Nancy Lema, RN, Adult Health
Nancy specializes in Family Practice nursing. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
Nancy is passionate about nursing and the patient-provider connection which helps her to provide high-quality service. She is committed to continued education which enables her to provide focused care to prevent and treat chronic conditions.
Norma Martinez, Pediatric Care Coordinator
Jennifer Morrison, CPNP, MPH
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, PCP.
Jennifer received her Master of Science in Nursing and Masters n Public Health from Johns Hopkins University. In addition, CPNP Morrison carries a Masters in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University. She is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. In her spare time, Jennifer likes to play volleyball and ride her bike (with a helmet!).
CNPN Morrison speaks English and Spanish.
Nayeli Navarrete, RN, BSN Clinical Administrator
Nayeli received her Bachelors of Science and Nursing from Chamberlain University. Nayeli joined the IWS family in 201– as a Patient Support Staff member and later as Lead Referral Coordinator while completing her studies. Nayeli is fluent in English and Spanish. She also loves all dogs- as she states: “they bring so much joy into my life!”
Xiomara Nieto, NP-Adult Practice
Elsa Ortiz, M.S.- Pediatric Care Coordinator
Elsa Ortiz joined the IWS team in 2005. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Loyola University and her MS Advanced Studies in Child Development from the Erikson Institute with a specialization in Infancy.
Elsa speaks fluid English and Spanish.
Paola Portela, MD
Dr. Portela is a Board Certified pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She graduated from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago with a Bachelor of Science and a minor in Sociology. After college, she worked as a case manager at Casa Central in Humboldt Park. Soon after she graduated with honors from Ross University School of Medicine.
Dr. Portela completed her residency in pediatrics at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Currently, she is obtaining her Masters in HealthCare administration at National Louis University.
Her special interests are in areas of high-risk pediatric patients: newborns, obesity, nutrition, and asthma/allergy illnesses.
Dr. Portela was born in Colombia, South America and raised in Logan Square. She is bilingual and understands the multicultural facets of society to medicine.
Julie Elba Quiñones, MD
Dr. Quiñones completed her Bachelor Degree magna cum laude in Biology at the University of Puerto Rico. She completed her Doctorate Degree at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She completed her residency in General Pediatrics at Tulane University Medical Center and Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Dr. Quinones speaks English and Spanish fluently.
Marilyn Reyes, Centering Care Coordinator
Nora Vela, Dental Hygienist.
Bernard Pawloski, DDS
Dr. “Bernie” Pawlowski has been a member of the IWS team since 1991.
Dr. Pawlowski received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Loyola University School of Dentistry in Maywood, where he also continued to complete a post-graduate residency program in Orthodontics. Dr. Pawlowski works part-time at IWS.
Sheila Hall Chun, DDS
Pediatric Dentist and Vice President of Dental Services.
Dr. Sheila Hall has been a member of the IWS team since 1989.
Dr. Hall received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Loyola University School of Dentistry in Maywood, where she continued to complete a post-graduate residency program in Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Hall is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois School Of Dental Medicine, mentoring and instructing senior dental students in treating pediatric dental patients at IWS.
Agnieszka Smyk Horvath, DDS
Dr. Horvath received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from The University of Illinois School of Dental Medicine through the International Dentist Program. She obtained a Doctorate of Dental Science from the Medical Academy, College of Dentistry in Poland. Dr. Horvath is fluent in Polish and English and speaks some Russian, German, and Spanish. Dr. Horvath works part-time at IWS.
Mir Khan, DDS
Dr. Mir Khan has been a member of the IWS team since 2013
Dr. Khan received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from The University of Illinois School of Dental Medicine through the International Dentist Program. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Surgery from Al-Badar Dental College in Gulbarga, India.
Dr. Khan has extensive experience in pediatric dentistry, working with young patients, as well as those with special needs. Dr. Khan is an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois School of Dental Medicine, mentoring and instructing senior dental students in treating pediatric dental patients at IWS.
Cynthia Arias-Cardosa, CHAT Navigator
Rocio De La Cruz, Case Manager
Rachel Jacobs, Therapist
Paula Jimenez, MA, LPC Therapist-Community Based Services
Paula received her BA in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice from Florida International University. She received her MA in Counseling with a specialization in forensic psychology from Adler University.
Paula speaks fluent English and Spanish. On her free time, she enjoys working out and staying active.
Madeline Martinez, BSW, Case Manager
Madeline joined the IWS family in 2016. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Northeaster Illinois University under a generalist model. Madeline speaks fluent English and Spanish. She enjoys baking, reading, and learning new skills in her free time.
Hector Ocegueda,LCSW, Therapist
Hector is fluent in English and Spanish. Currently, he is enjoying fatherhood for the first time!
Marco Oviedo, M.A., L.C.P.C., Program Director
Marco speaks fluent English and Spanish. He is a “huge comic nerd”, as he says, and can’t wait for the next Avengers movie!
Elise O'Brien, M.A., CCC-SLP
Elise is currently a Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, where she is a member of the Autism Specialty Team, the Bilingual Specialty Team, the Speech, and Language Specialty Team and the AAC Specialty Team and provides speech therapy services at IWS.
She attended Wayne University and graduated with a B.A. in Communication Disorders and Sciences in 1993 and an M.A. in Communication Disorders and Sciences in 1995. Throughout her career, Elise has focused on child-directed, family-centered interventions and has cared for children and families in home-based, school-based and clinic-based settings. Elise’s research interests include exploring diagnostic measurement and clinical interventions for bilingual children with a variety of speech, language and social communication needs.
“My goal as a bilingual speech-language pathologist is to provide high-quality, research-based assessment and intervention that centers on functional outcomes for children. I understand the importance of caregiver and family involvement in evaluation and treatment. I believe in establishing positive, collaborative relationships with families from the first time we meet. It is my goal that each family will leave their evaluation or treatment session with a better understanding of how they can help their child to communicate more easily and effectively.”