Staff

Deena Smaniotto BSN, CEN, FPHW, RN

Registered Nurse, Reproductive Health Program, 3rd Coast Clinic, a program of Cudahy Health Department

Deena has worked in Critical Care and Emergency areas in roles ranging from Staff Nurse, Consultant, Ambulance Transport Critical Care Nurse, Educator and Supervisor, to Manager of a 45 bed Urban Emergency Department. She has worked on strategies for Health Promotion and Improvement for all of her career. Most recently, she worked on developing the Title X Family Planning and Reproductive Health Program, 3rd Coast Clinic, for the Cudahy Health Department. She is a Certified Family Planning Worker and maintains her Emergency Nurse Certification. Her focus continues to be on community service, education, and growing the 3rd Coast Program that started at the time of the COVID pandemic.

Heather Puente, MPH

Health Officer, Cudahy Health Department

Abbie Van Handel, MPH

Public Health Specialist, Cudahy Health Department

Sulyvette Ortiz-Fontanez

Office Assistant, 3rd Coast Clinic & Cudahy Health Department