Our Team

The craniofacial and cleft palate team at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital includes a case manager, a social worker and more. Our team works together to ensure that your child has the best possible outcome.

Audiologist: Evaluates for possible hearing problems

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Natalie McElhaney, AuD

Nurse Care Manager: Coordinates and facilities clinical recommendations made during the clinic visit

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Sheeka Lawkin-Hudson, RN, MSN

Nutritionist: Evaluates dietary and nutritional needs

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Josephine Greto, MS, RD, LDN

Psychologist: Assesses the psychosocial function and behavioral development of your child

Jules Tina
Tina Jules, PSYD

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Marnie D Laratro, PSYD

Program Coordinator: Coordinates and facilities clinical recommendations made during the clinic visit

Johnice Hargadon
Johnice Hargadon, RN, MSN

Social Worker: Connects families to community and hospital resources based on financial and social needs 

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Debra Stanley, MSW

Speech Pathologists: Evaluate and treat speech and feeding problems

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Diana Acevedo, MS, CCC-SLP

Tambi Braun
Tambi Braun, SLP-D, CCC-SLP

Kristen DeLuca
Kristen DeLuca, MS, CCC-SLP

Raquel Garcia
Raquel Garcia, MS, CCC-SLP

Parent Advocate: Provides family support and resources and acts as a liaison between your family and the team

Ann Lindahl
Ann Lindahl