Meet Our Caring Providers

Chicago Family Health Center is staffed with dedicated doctors that are Board Certified/Board Eligible, as well as nurses and other team members who provide care in these areas:

  • Family medicine
  • Internal medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Cardiology
  • Dentistry
  • Behavioral health
  • Other support services including nutrition and health education

Meet our health providers:

151209 Jim Valek 7459 James Valek, MD, FAAFP
Chief Medical Officer
CFHC site: South Chicago
Specialty: Family Medicine
Medical school: Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, IL
Residency: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Melissa Duplantis, Psy.D
Director, Behavioral Health
CFHC site: South Chicago
Specialty: Behavioral Health
Schooling: Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Ramon Cabe, MD
CFHC site: South Chicago
Specialty: Pediatrics
Medical School: University of Santo Tomas Medical School, Philippines
Residency: Cook County Hospital, Chicago
Pramode K. Keshava, MD
CFHC sites: Pullman
Specialty: Internal and geriatric medicine
Medical school: Patna Medical College, India
Residency: Highland Hospital, University of Rochester, N.Y.
Fellowship: Loyola University/Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, Hines, Ill.
Julie Malachinski, MD
CFHC site: Pullman
Specialty: Pediatrics
Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: Miami Children’s Hospital
Elizabeth Duran, BS, RDH
CFHC site: South Chicago
Specialty: Dental Hygienist
Dental School: Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda, CA
Gervais Jacqueline Y. Gervais, MD
CFHC site: South Chicago
Specialty: Obstetrics and gynecology
Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: Cook County Hospital, Chicago
Christina Jaime, DDS
CFHC site: South Chicago
Specialty: Dentistry
Dental school: Northwestern University
T Harris 4950 Towanda Harris, MD
CFHC site: Pullman
Specialty: Family medicine
Medical School: The Chicago Medical School
Residency: Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn IL
Holcomb pic2 sm Lisa Holcomb, MD
CFHC site: South Chicago
Specialty: Obstetrics and gynecology
Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Monica Moore, MD, MPH
Medical Director of Women’s Health
CFHC site: Roseland
Specialty: OB-GYN
Medical School: University of Michigan
Residency: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL 
Jeannine Harris, LCSW
CFHC site: Roseland
Specialty: Behavioral Health
Education: University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Adams College of Social Work
Sherie Marshall, FNP-BC, MBA
CFHC site: South Chicago
Specialty: Family Medicine
Nursing School: Saint Xavier University Chicago
Kelley A. McClure, DMD
CFHC site: South Chicago
Specialty: Dentistry
Dental school: Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston
Residency: Toledo, Ohio
M Michel 5444 Marjorie G. Michel, MD
CFHC sites: South Chicago, Roseland
Specialty: Obstetrics and gynecology
Medical school: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
Leena Nayak, MD
CFHC site: South Chicago
Specialty: Family Medicine
Medical school: Stritch School of Medicine Loyola University Chicago
Residency: MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, IL
Joyce Smith, MD, MPH
CFHC sites: Chicago Lawn
Specialty: Pediatrics
Medical school: University of Illinois at Chciago
Residency: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago
Cia-Mattae Sevier, MD
CFHC site: Chicago Lawn
Specialty: Family Medicine/OB-GYN
Medical School: University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine
Residency: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford Family Medicine
R Porter sm Rosalyn P. Porter, MD
CFHC sites: Chicago Lawn
Specialty: Obstetrics and gynecology
Medical school: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Residency: University of Chicago Medical Center
N Thompson 2 Nikia Thompson, LCSW 
CFHC site: South Chicago, Pullman
Specialty: Behavioral Health
School: Loyola University Chicago, School of Social Work
Diane Brooks, MMS, PA-C
CFHC site:
South Chicago, East Side
Specialty: Family Medicine
Medical school: St. Francis University, Loret
Colbert Marie Teresa Colbert, MD, MPH 
CFHC site: Pullman
Specialty: OB/GYN
Medical school: University of Iowa
Residency: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Callaway sm Beverly N. Callaway, DDS 
CFHC site: Pullman
Specialty: Dentistry
Dental school: Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN
Samara Taher Samara Taher, MD
CFHC site: East Side
Specialty: Family medicine
Medical school: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago
Erica Hirsh, DO
CFHC site: South Chicago
Specialty: Pediatrics
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Residency: Metro Health Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
Alexis Thomas, MSN, FNP-BC
CFHC site: Pullman
Specialty: Family Medicine
Nursing School: Governor’s State University, Master of Science in Nursing

Byron Thompson, DDS

CFHC site: South Chicago
Specialty: Dentistry
Dental school: The Ohio State University

Katrina Mosley, DDS
CFHC site: Pullman
Specialty: Dentistry
Dental school: University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics Delta Dental in Iowa City
Regina Hopkins, MSN, FNP-C
CFHC site:  Roseland
Specialty: Family Medicine
School: Saint Xavier University
Jessica Atkinson, LCSW
CFHC site:  East Side, Chicago Lawn
Specialty: Behavioral Health
School: University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Addams College of Social Work
Michelle Kamin-Lindsay, MSSW, LCSW
CFHC site:  South Chicago, Chicago Lawn
Specialty: Behavioral Health
School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Nicole Dyme Nicole M. Dyme, DDS
CFHC site:  South Chicago
Specialty: Dentistry
Dental School: New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY
 Perkins Theisha Perkins, MD
CFHC site:  Roseland
Specialty: Pediatrics
Medical School: Meharry Medical College, Nashville TN
Residency: Mt. Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL
  Karla Munguia, LCPC
CFHC site: Chicago Lawn
Specialty: Behavioral Health
School: Loyola University Chicago and Roosevelt University in Chicago
Paul Royal Priest 2 Paul Royal-Priest, MD, Ph.D.
CFHC site: Roseland
Specialty: Family Medicine, Geriatrics
Medical school: Vinnitsa Pirogov Memorial National Medical University, Ukraine
Residency: Columbus GA, Fellowship, Loyola University, Maywood IL
 Patrick Tham 2 Patrick Tham, DDS
CFHC site:  Chicago Lawn
Specialty: Dentistry
Dental School:  Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, Loma Linda, CA
  Tennille Jones, FNP-BC
CFHC site: South Chicago
Specialty: OB-GYN
School: Purdue University, Hammond, Indiana
  Sharmaine Patterson, NP
CFHC site: Pullman
Specialty: Family Medicine
School: Governor’s State University, University Park, IL