C4YH Staff

MEET OUR staff

our staff

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Anna Maria Izquierdo-Porrera
Executive Director and Physician

ANNA MARIA IZQUIERDO-PORRERA MD PhD is the co-founder and has served as Executive Director of Care for your Health since 2008. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and focuses on serving multicultural communities, with special emphasis on delivering high quality, patient-centered care to vulnerable, underinsured and elderly patients. She collaborates with Palliative Medicine Consultants and Montgomery Hospice, is an active Member of the Steering Committee of the Latino Health Initiative of Montgomery County and is a member of the Voice Your Choice steering committe. Among others, Dr Izquierdo-Porrera has received the following awards: Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program 2018; NBC4. Honors for Living the Spirit of Working 4 You in the Community 2016; Blue Ribbon Award. Center for Health Equity and Wellness 2014; and Montgomery’s Best Honorable Mention Diversity Award 2007.

Lessly Palencia
Care Coordinator

LESSLY PALENCIA has a BA in Business Administration with a minor in Health Administration and is also certified in Human Resources Management. Lessly has worked in the non-profit sector for over 10 years and in health care for over 20. Her experience expands from direct patient care to operation management. She has been part of the AHRQ Quality Improvement Process to optimize processes and increase profits. Most importantly, Lessly’s passion is working directly with elderly patients and assisting patients during their end-of-life journey.

Juan Carlos Goujon

Coming Soon.

Olivia Perrelli
Home Visit Nurse Practitioner

Olívia is the Home Visit Provider nurse practitioner. She obtained her BSN at Thomas Edison State College and NP certificate from Walden University. Olívia is originally from Brazil and speaks fluent Portuguese and English. Her main experience is in long-term care serving adults and geriatric patients in facilities and in the community. She focuses on providing management of chronic medical conditions and assisting the patients with their psychosocial needs in a holistic and compassionate manner. Outside work, Olívia volunteers for a hospice organization visiting patients to provide support and companionship.




Kimberly Martin
Executive Assistant and Home Visits Coordinator

KIMBERLY MARTIN is the Executive Assistant and Home Visit Coordinator and Care for Your Health, Inc. Kim has an Associate Degree in Psychology from CCBC. She is dedicated, reliable, compassionate and motivated, Kimberly finds enjoyment in helping people and organizations become successful and takes pride in acting as a spokesperson for C4YH.