CHELSEA STEVENS, FNP-C
I am married to a wonderful man Mitchell, and we have two boys, Carson and Hudson, that keep us running! I started volunteering at Heal the City when the doors opened and have now become part of the amazing staff. God commands us to serve, and I am honored to be a part of Jesus moving every week in our own community.
1 Peter 4:10
RACHEL SCOTT, RN
I love being at Heal The City. So many precious things from my life started here. I am grateful for the experience and the adventure. Our patients are the absolute best! They teach me so much about myself and about how much God loves us. They show me grace and show me how to love the way that He does.
My husband, Jonathan, and I have a beautiful family together. We have five kids, a dog, and a cat. My journey to HTC has been 21 years in the making. I am in constant awe of how God uses my life as a testament to his grace and redemptive abilities. My life has been transformed by HTC, and I am blessed to be a part of the incredible staff.
The Lord will fight for you; you only need be still. Exodus 14:14
DEVAN GONZALEZ, RPh
Pharmacist in Charge
I have been blessed to be born and raised in the wonderful city of Amarillo. I graduated pharmacy school here and met my amazing husband, Ricky here. We now have a beautiful daughter and son that keep me busy! I am so thankful to be a part of a great ministry in which I can serve my community as a pharmacist and be given the opportunity to make a difference in people's lives.
ANA GONZALEZ, MSSW
Patient Care Director
I graduated from West Texas A&M University with a Master of Science in Social Work. Having my degree has provided me with the opportunity to meet and help people in the Texas Panhandle and has made me aware of the importance of having adequate medical care. Heal the City is doing amazing things for our community becoming part of this great organization is such a great honor.
KAREN MASON, RDH
I am married to my best friend of 23 years, Brandon, and mother of two wonderful girls. After working as a dental hygienist in a private practice for 18 years, I was offered the gift to head up the dental clinic at Heal The City. On my days off, I enjoy watching my oldest daughter play golf and cooking very unusual meals with my adventurous younger daughter. I also volunteer with other nonprofit groups in our areas. I have been amazed with how generous and loving our great community has responded to the needs of our neighbors.
"Let us not only love with words or speech but with actions and in truth."
1 John 3:18
GRACIE THORP, MBA
It has always been a dream of mine to make an impact in others lives. Even though I may do so more indirectly and behind the scenes, I am humbled to work along side our incredible staff and witness the changes that happen here. I am a lifelong native of Amarillo, TX and I’m proud to call it home. I am a wife and mother to a sweet little boy and when I’m not working you’ll find me playing along side him, probably in the dirt.
Lead Wellness Coach
I have been married to my high school sweetheart for almost 20 years, and we have three beautiful daughters. I started at Heal the City as an intern from West Texas A&M University from the Exercise Science department, and I knew after seeing the anticipation of opening the new Wellness Center that is where I wanted to be. I am grateful to have this opportunity to serve my brothers and sisters in Christ!
My name is Maren Brady, and I am a recent graduate of Baylor University. I am excited to serve at Heal the City and learn from individuals who are deeply invested in providing quality healthcare to patients that upholds their dignity first and foremost!
Patient Care Coordinator
Hi everyone! My name is Luz Aguilar and I am 20 years old. I was born in Colorado and moved to Follett Texas at the age of two. I graduated from Follett ISD in 2018 and then attended Clarendon College where I was a part of their honors program. I graduated from Clarendon with an associates degree in May 2020. I have always known in my heart that I wanted a career where I can make a big impact in peoples lives. After my interview at HTC, it was obvious to me that this is the place where I am supposed to be. I am very excited to take on this journey and be a part of such a great organization.
I am an Amarillo native, the youngest of 8, with an overabundance of wonderful nephews and nieces. I currently have two bachelor's degrees and am a WT graduate student preparing for my Fulbright English teaching experience in East Timor. Truly, I am thankful and blessed with the opportunity to serve others as a member of an awesome team here at Heal the City. I hope to use my experience as a type one diabetic to really understand and empower others.
“And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’”
As a recent graduate from Baylor University, I am excited to apply what I learned at college in service to others in my hometown of Amarillo. The community at Heal the City is a very special one; I look forward to learning from both the amazing staff and patients here!
I have been a pharmacy tech for 8 years. I’ve worked at various pharmacies over the years from retail to compounding. I am now proud and blessed to be part of the Heal the City family and all the good they do for our community. I quickly fell in love with the presence of God here. You can literally feel Him walking in the doors.
I am a wife and a mommy to a beautiful baby girl. I graduated high school in 2015 in Borger, TX. I decided to wait to go back to school until finally 2 years later I got accepted to Houston Dental Assistant Academy and graduated in 2018. I previously worked at Borger Smiles right after I graduated up until the pandemic. God then opened up a door for me at Heal the City. So far I have been loving it here and all that comes with this wonderful clinic! My goal is to continue with my studies and become a Dental Hygienist.
SHELLIE FLEMING, ASCP
Medical Laboratory Technician
I am a mother of four incredible children and a part-time student pursuing a bachelor’s degree as a Medical Laboratory Scientist through the University of Cincinnati. I have a huge desire to love on and heal our patients at HTC, and it is my honor and privilege to be a part of this ministry showing God’s love through servanthood.
I graduated from Caprock High School in 2010. I attended Amarillo College and Vista College. I worked for a Neurologist for two years, and found out about Heal the City and the amazing work they do for their patients. I am now a CMA at Heal the City, and I can say with great pride and joy the love and respect that I have for my job and every single one of our patients.
2 Corinthians 9:8 God is good all the time. All the time God is good.
I was born in Los Angeles, California. I moved to Amarillo, Texas 5 years ago. I love being part of Heal The City clinic and knowing that I play a part in helping people. I’ve always been interested in being a part of the medical field and working at Heal The City has only motivated me to pursue my career as a Sonography tech.
I am the community and outreach pastor for VIDA church here in Amarillo. My two goals in life are to Love God and to love all of his people. I am excited to be serving as a Chaplain here at Heal the City.
I have recently graduated high school and I am excited to start "adulting" at Heal the City! They are such a wonderful staff and have made me feel welcomed since day one. I'm eager to learn from amazing people and can't wait to grow here!
Medication Assistance Program (MAP) Coordinator
I arrived to Heal the City as a volunteer in 2017. I fell in love with the belief of Humanism and with the presence of God as soon as I walked through Heal the City's doors. To serve the community of the panhandle and surrounding areas with dignity and respect is a tremendous privilege and blessing. I'm a first generation college graduate with the goal of obtaining a masters degree in nursing. Upon graduation I hope I can serve our community as a Family Nurse Practitioner. It has been so humbling and gratifying to touch patients lives each and every day while staying true to our mission and God's unconditional love.
DESIREE HAMIL, FNP-C
Shalom Nurse Practitioner
I was a registered nurse for 20 years when I went back to school to complete my Master’s degree in nursing, and am honored to serve as a nurse practitioner at HTC. I have an amazing husband, 4 super fun kids, and 3 dogs. I am so thankful to be part of HTC because it is a testament to our community’s selflessness and spirit of servitude.
Patient Care Coordinator
It is truly a blessing to be a part of an organization that gives so much to the community and focuses on making our community a better place. Following my passion has placed me where I am called to be.
Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. - Matthew 5:16
I was born and raised here in Amarillo, TX. I graduated from Caprock High in 2007, and from the Milan Institute in 2009. I am a wife and mother to three awesome boys, and a step mom to two beautiful girls. I am so grateful to be a part of the HTC family!
Patient Care Coordinator
I graduated from Palo Duro High School in 2016. I decided to pursue the medical field, and I started by getting my CMA. I worked at urgent care for a year, and I now have the opportunity to work with the amazing team at HTC. I'm excited about the opportunity to provide our community with excellent service and healthcare.
I have been a Social Worker for 24 years. Heal the City has given me a new look on life and a new passion for serving. I am so happy to be a part of such a great place!
I am a Texas Tech University graduate that majored in Microbiology. I have dogs, turtles, chickens, and bunnies always waiting for me to get home. My work at Heal The City started as a volunteer translator and was blessed to have met such an amazing team. I'm grateful to have been given the opportunity to help serve alongside the most amazing people. I hope to take what I learn from my time at the clinic and apply it to all aspects of my life.
DENNISE PEPI PEREZ
I was born in Harrisonburg, Virginia - Raised in my small town of Pampa Tx. I graduated high school in 2017 and decided school was no longer for me. I knew, however, that I wanted to make an impact in other people's lives. I worked at Pampa's WIC Clinic in 2018, and was recently given the opportunity to work here at Heal the City. I am loving this place far more than I knew I would. I am married to my wonderful husband who gave me the greatest gift of all, our son. I'm beyond blessed to be not only serving the lord, but this community also.
CARLA RANGEL, FNP-C
Shalom Nurse Practitioner
I began my journey at Heal the City as a volunteer a few years ago. I have been a nurse for 15 years and recently completed a Master’s degree in Nursing through WT A&M University. I am now honored to serve as a Family Nurse Practitioner at HTC and work among an amazing group of people who are focused on being God’s hands and feet, offering His love and hope to bring positive change in our community.
I am the mother to an amazing little girl who makes me want to do and be better every day. She is definitely my saving grace. I am so blessed to have been chosen to work with such God moving people and I am excited to see what the future has in store for us!
Patient Care Coordinator
I am a wife and a mother of two amazing children. Before joining the amazing team at Heal the City I served as a Victim Advocate for about 6 years. I have my associate's degree in social work. I am so blessed to be apart of Heal the City. It truly is an amazing program.
LUPE SANCHEZ, FNP-C
Shalom Nurse Practitioner
I am thankful for my parents for pushing and encouraging me to become a nurse practitioner. 2020 was an incredible year for me personally because of the change it brought to my life. I married the man I prayed for, Ace Garcia. We became a blended family and completed our family by welcoming twin boys. I continue to pray to do His will while I serve and minister here at Heal the City.
Proverbs 3: 5-6 ❤
Hello, My name is Leann Sandridge and I am a Texas Tech graduate with a B.S. in biochemistry with minors in biology and addiction disorders and recovery studies. I am so excited to be serving Heal The City as the new volunteer coordinator. As I enter the field of medicine after this year, I hope I can take my experiences here and apply them to whatever community I end up in.
I am a recent graduate of Baylor University and I have the wonderful opportunity to serve as a VISTA at Heal the City. I studied Biochemistry and Art History and I am excited to use my experiences to serve patients here at HTC. I hope to attend medical school and pursue a career as a physician. I am excited for what the Lord has planned for me here and the lessons I will learn.
I graduated from WTAMU in 2005 with a Bachelors degree in Science and Nursing. I am married and have 2 beautiful daughters! I have been part of Heal the city since we first opened. I believe god is truly doing something great, and I am so blessed to be part of it!
ELOISA TARANGO, RN
I started at Heal the City as a Spanish translator, but being at this clinic week after week has inspiried me to attend nursing school. Heal the City has brought a multitude of blessings to my life, all of which have steered me in a more positive direction overall.
I am Blessed to be part of the Heal The City family. I have a passion when it comes to helping people . I enjoy serving our patients and working with such kind of people.
MARIA TREVINO, LVN
I ’m blessed with the opportunity to serve the community through Heal the City. I graduated from the Amarillo College LVN program in 2012. I am a mother of three beautiful young ladies. I’m thankful for this opportunity to serve.
1 Corinthians 13:4-8
Being relaxed is my favorite state of being. I enjoy hot weather, writing, taking pictures and obscure movies. I have been working on a degree in psychology, and I am hoping to get a yoga teacher certification soon. I have recently become immersed in the connection between mind and body and have a passion for mental health. I am grateful to get to work with the community around me in providing wellness resources- something I believe so wholeheartedly should be available to everyone.
KAYLA WHITE, MPH, RD, LD
I have been volunteering as a nutrition educator for Heal the City since 2018, and I love teaching patients about nutrition. I currently work at Northwest Texas Healthcare System providing outpatient nutrition counseling. My past work experience has been working in food pantries and researching ways to improve the nutritional quality of food banks and food pantries across the US. My wonderful husband, Corey, is a youth pastor at a local church and I volunteer with him most evenings.
My name is Jonathan, and I have the amazing opportunity to serve as the Wellness Coordinator for this year! I recently graduated from Baylor University with a French major and a chemistry minor, and I plan on attending medical school after serving here in Amarillo. When I’m not in the clinic, you might be able to find me playing soccer at the park or trying out local restaurants with Payson. I look forward to serving the community alongside the wonderful staff here at Heal the City!