Jonathan holds a Doctor of Dental Medicine from Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry and a BS in Biology from BYU, Provo, Utah. Jonathan was named NHC Dental Director in May 2015. He is fluent in Spanish, spent two years in Argentina and was a dental and medical translator prior to completing his dental degree. Jonathan has 2 years of experience providing dental services to patients in public health clinics in New Mexico and Oregon. Jonathan has been with Neighborhood Health Center since 2013 and provides Dental Services in our Oregon City Dental Clinic. In his personal time Jonathan enjoys spending time with his wife and children, running, and collecting musical instruments!.
Rachel holds a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Pacific University. Rachel is an Expanded Practice Dental Hygienist for NHC and has 4 years of experience providing dental assistant and hygienist services in a variety of clinic settings. Rachel is fluent in Spanish, and is passionate about caring for children and underserved, disadvantaged and homeless populations. Rachel provides dental hygienist services in our Milwaukie Dental Clinic.
Kristen holds a BS in Dental Health Science from Pacific University with an emphasis in public health, Associates of Science and General Studies from Portland Community College, and completed her prerequisites at Pacific University in Hillsboro, Oregon. Kristen completed her clinical internships at Chemawa Indian Health Services and Virginia Garcia Dental Clinic. Kristen has volunteered extensively with Portland area dental care programs supporting underserved, uninsured and at-risk patients throughout her career and schooling. She has been with Neighborhood Health Center since 2013 and provides Dental Hygiene services in both our Milwaukie and Oregon City Dental Clinics, serves as an Expanded Practice Dental Hygienist at Milwaukie High School and is an adjunct faculty for Pacific University’s Dental Hygiene students. Kristen moved here from Ketchikan, Alaska in 2007 to attend college, and fell in love with the state and vast opportunities for Dental Hygienists. She enjoys being outdoors, exploring Oregon, and spending time with friends and family.
Mike holds a Doctor of Dental Medicine from Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry and a BA in Psychology from Reed College. Mike has 6 years of experience providing dental services in community health clinics in Oregon and 5 years of experience teaching as an adjunct instructor for OHSU. Additionally, Mike has volunteered annually for the past 9 years with the Newburg Rotary Dental Team providing free emergency and restorative care to underserved villagers in Guatemala. In his personal time Mike enjoys board sports, riding motorcycles, working out and staying active. Mike has been with Neighborhood Health Center since 2013 and he currently provides dental services at our Milwaukie Dental Clinic.
Cassondra holds a Doctor of Dental Medicine from Oregon Health & Science University and a Bachelor of Science in General Science: Pre-Dentistry from Oregon State University. Cassondra worked for a public health clinic in Roseburg prior to joining NHC. She joined NHC in 2015 and provides dental services in both our Oregon City and Milwaukie Dental Clinic. In her personal time Cassondra enjoys hiking, camping, backpacking, cooking and playing guitar.