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Meet the Staff

Emily Barrick, Director of Wellness Services

Emily Barrick

Title: Director of the Wellness Center
Responsibilities: Oversees the Wellness Center, which includes SparkPoint, the Health Center, and Personal Counseling
Years at CSM: Since 2018
Education: M.H.S. PA-C, UC Davis, B.A., Spanish and Portuguese, University of Northern Iowa
Other Interests: Spending time with friends and family, traveling, cycling, and photography

Dr. Claire Serrato, College Physician

Dr. Claire Serrato

Title: College Physician
Responsibilities: Direct patient care, including but not limited to assessment, diagnosis and treatment of acute care conditions; counseling and limited follow up of chronic care conditions; referrals to appropriate resources; patient education; family planning; immunization administration; TB testing for students and district employees; administering health screening for the various school programs; responding to campus emergencies; outreach and classroom presentations
Years at CSM: Since 2016
Education: M.S., Public Health, UCLA; M.D., UCSF 
Other Interests: Nutrition, running, travel, robotic surgery, spending time with family

Gloria D'Ambra, Staff Assistant

Gloria D'Ambra

Title: Staff Assistant
Responsibilities: Schedules appointments for Health Services & Psychological Services, manages international student insurance and campus accident insurance, handles absence notifications and P.E. Waivers for health reasons, coordinates the intake and billing process for Family Planning Services  (FPACT), and assists in coordinating the health fair and other events
Years at CSM: Since 1986
Education: Diablo Valley College & College of San Mateo/Business 
Other Interests: Exercising, cooking, and spending time with seven grandchildren

Georgette Dakis, Nurse PractitionerGeorgette Dakis

Title: Nurse Practitioner
Responsibilities: Direct patient care, including but not limited to assessment, diagnosis and treatment of acute care conditions; counseling and limited follow up of chronic care conditions; referrals to appropriate resources; patient education; family planning; immunization administration; TB testing for students and district employees; administering health screening for the various school programs; responding to campus emergencies; outreach and classroom presentations
Years at CSM: Since 2018
Education: M.S.N., University of San Francisco; B.S., Biology, University of San Francisco; A.A., College of San Mateo
Other Interests: Cooking, reading, spending time with my family, traveling
Cornelia Tjandra, Nurse Practitioner

Cornelia Tjandra

Title: Nurse Practitioner
Responsibilities: Direct patient care, including but not limited to assessment, diagnosis and treatment of acute care conditions; counseling and limited follow up of chronic care conditions; referrals to appropriate resources; patient education; family planning; immunization administration; TB testing for students and district employees; administering health screening for the various school programs; responding to campus emergencies; outreach and classroom presentations
Years at CSM: Since 2013
Education: M.S.N., University of Illinois, Chicago College of Nursing with an emphasis in Family Practice; B.S.N., Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing; Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, accredited by the ANCC
Other Interests: Tennis, travel, cooking, arts and culture, parenting