Cynthia Pence, PsyD

I moved to Arizona from Peoria, Illinois in April 2018 to help take care of my mom. Arizona is definitely different than my hometown, but I am learning to appreciate it. I am excited to be able to explore a little more, now that my mom is on the mend. I didn’t immediately know I wanted to go into healthcare … Read More

Robert Carter, RD

I grew up in Miami, Florida and I got into healthcare because I wanted to share knowledge that I didn’t have as a child. At Mountain Park, I love how all our patients are treated equally, no matter where they come from. . We are really expanding the circle of who can receive high quality care. I believe healthcare is … Read More

Jamie Solomon, RD

Registered Dietitian Manager Board Certified When I was little I wanted to be an author because I enjoyed reading and creating my own stories. Through my life as an athlete, I discovered my passion for health and wellness, specifically nutrition. I was born and raised in Arizona then moved off to college at the University of Northern Colorado where I … Read More

Nancy Hagener, PsyD

Integrated Behavioral Health Manager Professionally, I am interested in empowering patients to regain a sense of control over their own lives by facilitating the change process. We get to do that every day at Mountain Park through brief, solution-focused interventions as part of an integrated healthcare team. Whether meeting patients in individual consultations, or speaking to our diabetes education group, … Read More

Kimberly Hoffman, RDH

EducationWest Virginia University ClinicBaseline I have been in Arizona for 5 years. I am originally from Pennsylvania but lived in Washington, D.C. for a while. When I was a teenager I had to get braces and at that moment I became fascinated with dentistry. It’s important for me to treat the whole patient and educate them to achieve the best … Read More

Stephen Glaze, DMD

Board Certified EducationA.T. Still UniversityArizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health ClinicBaseline I have lived in Phoenix pretty much my whole life.  My Dad was in the Air Force, so we spent three years in England when I was a child.  My Mom and Dad worked hard to instill a sense of community in both my older sister and I … Read More

Sonja Johnson, DDS

EducationUniversity of ArizonaUniversity of Iowa, College of Dentistry ClinicBaseline I grew up in Montreal, Quebec, but I’ve lived in Arizona for 32 years. I’m very athletic – an avid runner – and used to have a strong interest in sports medicine. I’m not sure exactly how I got into dentistry, but I do know I’ve always cared for others and wanted … Read More

Celine Upton, DMD

Board Certified I grew up in Phoenix and always wanted to be an astronaut. I was always looking up at the stars. My boyfriend and parents live here in Phoenix, and I also have family in Ohio and California. I like working with people and being a healthy person. Working in dental gives me more time with our patients. The locations … Read More

Angela Relf, DDS

Board Certified I grew up in Quincy, FL wanting to be a zoologist. I now have three children and a terrier-mix puppy. People describe me as motherly, and I love working at Mountain Park because I’m able to provide meaningful and preventive dental care to those who might not otherwise have access to it. As the chair of our dental department, I strive to make sure … Read More

Leah Tekle, DMD

When I was growing up, I remember how good my dentist was and I always thought dentistry was really interesting. Not many kids, or even adults enjoy going to the dentist and I always wanted to change that mindset. Getting to know patients and working with people is what made me interested in healthcare, I wanted to have an open … Read More