Meet our staff, dedicated to making life better at USF Health.
Working in television Jessica began to really see people through a camera lens. She realized her passion for the mental and physical wellbeing of people of all ages. She made a career change 10 years ago and hasn’t looked back. The healthcare system is complex, and every team member offers value for being unique in who they are. She recently published a children’s book, “Princess of The Plants.” Her favorite quote is “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” Albert Einstein. Her favorite song is “You Gotta Be” by Des’ree
Lead Program Coordinator
Kat as she prefers came from a family with a longstanding interest in caregiving to ameliorate pain and suffering by doing good for others and oneself. Working in the healthcare system gives her the opportunity to continue this legacy as a contributor to the wellbeing of the community. Her favorite quote “It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” Audre Lorde. Her favorite song is “La Maza” by Silvio Rodriguez.
Rachel enjoys caring for patients and being part of a field that has such variety impacting the lives of many people. She currently provides all aspects of care for full day executive physical patients. Her favorite quote is “Let your faith be bigger than your fear.” Anonymous. Her favorite song is “What a Beautiful Name.” by Hillsong.
Maraida chose healthcare because she wanted to make a difference in people’s wellness and helping them feel better. She currently assists in triaging of patients for providers for thorough preventative examinations. Her favorite quote is “The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.” Tony Robbins. Her favorite song is “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.” By Bobby McFerrin
Jennifer absolutely enjoys being able to make a positive impact on people’s lives while helping to educate patients to gain a better understanding of their health and disease prevention. She also enjoys getting to know their life stories. Her favorite quote “They may forget your name, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou. “God is within her; she will not fall” Psalm 46:5. Her favorite song is “Because of Love” by Janet Jackson.
Lead Front Desk
Isabel enjoys welcoming patients into the Executive Wellness office. She handles the administrative portion of the office duties. She is always willing to help patients and co-workers and enjoys putting a smile on people’s faces. Her favorite quote is “Are we human because we gaze at the stars, or do we gaze at them because we are human? – Neil Gaiman. Her favorite song is “ I wanna dance with somebody” by Whitney Houston.