Clifford Lau, MD is a family physician and formerly served as the medical director at City Impact Health and Wellness Center, a church based clinic for the homeless and marginally housed of San Francisco. Clifford is a proud Golden Bear (college) and Anteater (medical school). and a three time Stanford reject (college, medical school, and residency).Read More
Dr. Rick Donlon is an Internal Medicine and Pediatrics physician in Memphis, Tennessee. Previously, Donlon was the co- founder and CEO of Resurrection Health Services and also helped found and grow Christ Community Health Services, a primary care health center for the poor in Memphis’ most medically underserved neighborhoods.
Dr. Donlon completed a combined internal medicine and pediatrics residency at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee, after graduating from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He and his wife, Laurie, have seven children. Their home is in the Binghampton neighborhood of Memphis, where he serves as an elder in their house church network. He has been a CMDA speaker throughout the country.Read More
Dr. Glick is the Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Jericho Road Community Health Center in Buffalo, NY. He is a graduate of Houghton College. He is a Board Certified Family Physician and graduate of the SUNY-Buffalo School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Lancaster General Hospital in the Family Practice Residency Program and was awarded a fellowship at SUNY-Buffalo Department of Family Medicine in Faculty Development and Primary Care Research. Dr. Glick also holds a faculty appointment at SUNY-Buffalo in the School of Medicine. Over the past 20 years, the family practice has grown to include two sites with twenty-eight medical providers (including him), and now sees over 60,000 patient visits per year on the West and East Sides of Buffalo. Many of the patients are refugees and do not speak English.
Jericho Road expanded globally to start a primary medical center in Kono District of Sierra Leone, and Goma, DRC-Congo. Dr Glick is a tireless advocate for the poorest and most vulnerable here in Buffalo and in places like Sierra Leone and Congo. His wife, Joyce, works at Jericho Road as the front office manager. Joyce and Myron have four children.Read More
Dr. Jones serves as the medical director of Hope Central Pediatric Primary Care and Behavioral Health in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Jones’ calling to medicine came during a college visit to a village in rural Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo) where he saw the enormous benefit of medical expertise in places of great need. Originally from Eastern Washington, Chris received his medical degree from the University of Washington and trained in pediatrics at Loyola University in Chicago. He and his wife Kara specifically re-located to Seattle to serve the urban community. They are the proud parents of three young children and live in Rainier Valley. He has been married for over 20 years and has four children. Dr. Campbell's major influences have included the writings of John Perkins, John Piper, Tim Keller, and Francis Schaeffer. He has also been influenced greatly by countless relationships through the CCHF and CMDA communities. The most significant influence on his life has been Word of God through the Holy Spirit.Read More
Dr. Lorensten serves as the Medical Director of the Neighborhood Christian Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. As one of the co- founders of The Neighborhood Christian clinic, Dr. Lorentsen has served on the Board of Directors since 1995. Since 1999, Dr. Lorentsen has served as the Clinic’s Medical Director.
Although he remains involved in quality assurance, strategic planning and fundraising, Dr. Lorentsen most enjoys his time spent in direct patient care.
Prior to his work at The Neighborhood Christian Clinic, Dr. Lorentsen was the Chief of Internal Medicine at Luke Air Force Base. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. He received his MD from Loyola University of Chicago in 1990, and his Bachelor of Science from Gordon College in 1985. He lives in Phoenix with his wife, Dr. Kelli Lorentsen, and their three children.Read More
Dr. Martel serves as a staff physician at Siloam Health in Nashville, TN. During her first year of medical school, Dr. Martel had several experiences where the Lord opened her eyes and moved her to want to pursue the practice of medicine in underserved communities. She was blessed to have an early elective working with Christian physicians who were living out the Gospel as they cared for the refugees and immigrants in Nashville where she experienced relational, intentional, faith based care for the poor and alien. This practice of whole person care for the poor provided passion and purpose throughout her medical school training.
She and her husband Ben have three adventurous, energetic children. They met during Internal Medicine/Pediatric residency at Vanderbilt. He now practices as a hospitalist in Nashville. They share a common passion for mentoring students and caring for those from other cultures. And love that God brought them together to practice medicine for His glory.Read More
Dr. McKinney currently lives in South Dallas and works at an inner city clinic in the south side of Dallas called City Square Health Services Clinic.
Dr. McKinney graduated from Baylor University and the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He completed residency in Memphis, Tennessee at Resurrection Health Family Medicine Residency.
Dr. McKinney and his wife have two young daughters. Ben was radically transformed by the Grace of God prior to entering medical school and began to slowly understand God’s heart for the entire world, for His name to be made much of, and his unique love for the orphan, widow, sojourner and poor, as well as the pharisee.
He quickly learned how medicine can be used to proclaim and demonstrate the gospel and show the love of Christ to these populations.Read More
Steve has been the CEO of Christian Community Health Fellowship in Memphis, TN since 2007. Previously he was involved in church planting and Christian leadership development in the U.S., the U.K., southern and central Africa, India, and Central America. In 1993 he founded City Builders Youth Organization, a youth-based Christian community development organization in urban Memphis.
"There is no greater field of need or opportunity than among the underserved. Christian healthcare to the poor is a major key in helping the church to break out of its bubble and reconnect the world with the message of Christ and His Kingdom." In addition to his work with CCHF, Steve and his wife, Victoria, continue to work with urban youth in an under-resourced area of Memphis. They have two grown daughters and a foster-son, all of whom love Jesus, and are committed to serving Christ by serving others. Steve would love to show you pictures of his granddaughter, Maddie, or share stories from his latest fishing tripRead More
Dr. Paeglow is the founder and Medical Director of Koinonia Primary Care in Albany, NY. Born in Columbia, South Carolina in 1954, Bob Paeglow moved to the West Hill neighborhood as an infant. In 1974 Dr. Bob married Liliane (Leane) Dupuis, and their first two children were born while he was attending college. Both Leane and Bob worked part-time jobs to support their young family. Dr. Bob pursued a career in Radiology and Leane became an RN. Bob applied to medical school in 1989, but due to his undistinguished academic record, was rejected for any interviews except for Albany Medical College, which granted Bob a “courtesy” interview although his grades were below the normal cut-off for an interview. Bob credits divine intervention with his being accepted to medical school in 1990.
In 2000, Dr. Bob felt called to return to old West Hill neighborhood. Bob and Leane moved into the inner city and founded Koinonia Primary Care located at the Capital Region Prayer and Healing Center which was co-Founded by Dr. Bob and Peter Whitehouse. Koinonia provides primary care and mental health services to the poor of the West Hill neighborhood and around the world. Dr. Bob and Leane Paeglow have 4 children and 6 grandchildren.
Dr. Rafalski serves as Associate Chief Medical Information Officer at Heart of Texas Community Health Center, in Waco Texas. Dr. Rafalski is a family physician who has been in practice for 18 years.
A graduate of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, he completed his Family Medicine residency at East Tennessee State University – Bristol. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Clinical Informatics, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. His experiences include full spectrum family medicine from obstetrics to geriatric/nursing home care, group and solo practice, and teaching and lecturing. For 14 years, he worked at Dayspring Family Health Center in the heart of rural Appalachia. He served as physician as well as Clinical IT director at Dayspring.
At the Heart of Texas Community Health Center, he is responsible for Quality Improvement, Workflow, Regulatory Reporting (MU, UDS, MIPS, ACO), and PCMH recertification. Matt is an EPIC certified Physician Builder. His IT interests include Patient – Physician relationship & communication while using EHR, Clinical Decision Support Strategies/Development, and QI/PI. He and his wife are the parents of 5 children and currently resides in Waco, TX.Read More
Kali Luecke, PA-C is a originally a farm girl from rural North Dakota. After graduating with a degree in chemistry from the University of North Dakota, she moved to inner-city Memphis, TN to do a gap year internship at Christ Community Health Services. During that year, God expanded her heart for the underserved and called her to PA school. She stayed in Memphis and attended PA school at Christian Brothers University. While in school, she had the privilege of running one of the student guest houses for Resurrection Health. She now lives with her husband, Danny, in Fargo, ND and works with the homeless population there as a family medicine PA at an FQHC.Read More
Dr. Thomas serves as the Chief Medical Officer at Dayspring Family Health Center in Jellico, TN. Hailing from the Chicago area, he received his bachelor’s and MD from the University of Illinois, and finished his Family Practice training at Ventura, CA. In 2015, Dr. Thomas completed the Physician Executive MBA program through the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He has served as the Chief Medical Officer since 2007.
Dr. Thomas is married to Jessie Thomas and they have three children. He loves hiking, reading, spending time with his family, and serving in the church. He is committed to excellence, compassionate leadership, and joy in the journey.Read More
Dr. White serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Los Angeles Christian Health Center. Dr. Katy White was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, attended college in Massachusetts, and returned to California for medical school. Through college Bible studies and mission trips to India and Mexico City, she realized she was called to follow Jesus in loving and caring for people in poverty. She graduated from UCSD School of Medicine and completed a Masters of Public Health at San Diego State University. She graduated from family practice residency in Long Beach and has been working with inner city, underserved populations at Los Angeles Christian Health Centers since 2000.
She has served as the Chief Medical Officer since January 2013. As a leader at LACHC, Dr. Katy is passionate about shepherding the providers and staff to see God at work, bringing justice, reconciliation, and hope to patients and communities. LACHC serves a predominately homeless population. She is thankful for her husband of 25 years, who is a pastor, and for her two children.Read More
Dr. Wilson serves as Lead Physician over the Underserved Service Line at Novant Health in Charlotte North Carolina. Dr. Wilson completed his undergraduate at Covenant College and medical school at the Medical College of Georgia. During medical school, he was awarded a Fogarty Fulbright Public Health scholarship and researched HIV and health behaviors in Durban, South Africa in 2012. He completed his family medicine residency at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte and is board certified in Family Medicine. He helped start the Smith Family Wellness Center, a charitable integrative care clinic that serves mainly immigrants and refugees in East Charlotte.
He and his wife Ingrid and their three kids live in East Charlotte and love soaking up the diversity, great food and culture it possesses. He loves traveling with his family, playing soccer, reveling in the outdoors, and practicing spiritual disciplines.Read More
Dr. Detmer serves as the Chief Clinical Officer of Operations at Lawndale Christian Health Center in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Detmer completed his undergraduate training at Yale University and medical school at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He is board certified in family medicine and licensed in the State of Illinois. He has worked at Lawndale Christian Health Center since 1999. In 2001, Dr. Detmer was promoted to Chief Clinical Officer of Operations. In this capacity, he works to improve access for patients and to ensure efficient clinic operations.Read More
Dr. Robert Campbell is the co- founder and Medical Director of Christ Community Health Services in Augusta, Georgia. He has served on the local CMDA council in Augusta and has twice served as a board member of Christian Community Health Fellowship. He was born and raised in Peoria, Illinois. After graduating from Vanderbilt University he completed a one year course of study at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Campbell is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine and finished his combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics residency at University of Tennessee, Memphis.Read More