Patricia McDonnell,NP

Education: Wilmington University Clinic: Goodyear I always wanted to help people and I got my start in healthcare doing administrative work. After a while I decided I wanted to do more clinical work so I went back to school to get my family practice certification. I believe everyone has the right to equal treatment and healthcare and I want to … Read More

John Howard, PharmD

Education: University of Washington Clinic: Gateway I majored in biochemistry in college and I found that working in a lab was a lot less fulfilling than working with people. I got a job as a pharmacy tech and loved how the pharmacist was able to help people. My favorite part about working at Mountain Park is the wide variety of … Read More

Amanda Williams, LCSW

Education: Arizona State University Clinic: Maryvale and Atkinson I’ve wanted to be a social worker for as long as I can remember. During my undergrad at Arizona State University, I was able to intern at several places including the fire department, a hospital, and hospice care. It was during these experiences that I was introduced to the medical side of … Read More

Sandeep Kaur, RD

Education: Delhi University, Arizona State University Clinic: Maryvale My passion is to empower people to improve their quality of life by adopting healthy lifestyle. Mountain Park’s culture of diversity and inclusion and the feeling of being valued, included and respected by all attracted me to the organization. My husband is a pediatrician who had been a part of Mountain Park’s … Read More

Starla Schmidt, RD

Education: University of Arizona Clinic: Gateway

Monica Guerrero, RD

Education: Arizona State University Clinic: Gateway I have been interested in balanced eating since I first learned about the food pyramid in third grade. I was drawn to the different foods within each food group and thought it was amazing that someone figured out how many servings of each food group people should eat daily for their health. As I … Read More

Sarah Aldridge, PsyD

Education: Indiana State University Clinic: Gateway I have always really enjoyed helping people. It was something that just came naturally to me, so I wanted to do it as a career. That’s why I decided to go into healthcare. I love the integrated healthcare model at Mountain Park and being able to work closely with other providers. I put my … Read More

Shalona Connolly, RD

Education: University of Bridegeport, Boston University Clinic: Gateway

Michelle Galster, LCSW

Education: Florisda State University Clinic: Gateway I was born and raised in a small rural town in North Dakota and recently moved to AZ with my husband after becoming empty nesters. I’ve worked in various mental health capacities serving individuals, families, and the community. Working as a therapist in an integrated healthcare facility in Minot, ND was one of the … Read More

Emily Pope, RD

Education: Eastern Illinois University  Clinic: Gateway I always knew from a young age that I wanted to help people. When I got into my teenage years, I gained an interest in exercise and nutrition and the importance of a healthy lifestyle. Those interests combined with my desire to help others lead me to healthcare. The diversity of both Mountain Park’s … Read More