Renita Walker

Ms. Walker is a health aide at the Teen Health Center, Inc.'s clinic at Austin Middle School and Collegiate Academy at Weis in Galveston. She has worked for the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2010. 

Medical Staff

Elizabeth Ginn, PA

Ms. Ginn manages the Teen Health Center, Inc. clinic at La Marque High School. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 1985 from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Allied Health Science. Ms. Ginn is Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She has worked for the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2001 and was our 2016 Employee of the Year.

Mental Health Staff

Marisol Aguilar

Ms. Aguilar is a health aide at the Teen Health Center, Inc. clinic at Central Middle School in Galveston. She has worked for the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2017. 

Sandy Coker

Ms. Coker is a psychiatry case worker at the Ball High School clinic.  Ms. Coker has worked for the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2017

Meet The Staff in Galveston

Janet Zaborowski, LPC-Intern, LCDC

Ms. Zaborowski is a mental health intern who sees patients at the AIM College & Career Prep, the District Alternative Education Program (DAEP), and Scott Middle School in Galveston. She earned a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Ms. Zaborowski has worked for the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2016. 

Estela Castillo, LPC-Intern

Ms. Castillo is a bilingual (English and Spanish) mental health therapist who sees patients at the Teen Health Center, Inc.'s Texas City clinic, at Texas City High School, and at La Marque High School. She earned a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston Clear Lake. Ms. Castillo has worked for the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2017. 

Lauressa Uribe

Ms. Uribe is a health aide at the Texas City Teen Health Center, Inc. clinic.  She trained as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at College of the Mainland in Texas City and began working at the Teen Health Center, Inc. in 2006.   

Erin Kearney-Conrad, PA

Ms. Kearney-Conrad manages the Teen Health Center, Inc.'s clinics at Austin Middle School and Collegiate Academy at Weis in Galveston. She earned a BA in Communication from St. Edwards University and a Master's in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas Medical Branch. She is Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Ms. Kearney-Conrad has worked for Teen Health since 2008.  

Beth Auslander, PhD

Dr. Auslander is the mental health director for the Teen Health Center, Inc., overseeing all aspects of our mental health program.  She received her bachelor’s degree from Samford University and her PhD in clinical psychology from Florida State University.  Dr. Auslander completed an internship at Baylor College of Medicine and a Leadership and Education in Adolescent Health fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine.  She is a licensed psychologist and licensed specialist in school psychology and provides direct patient care using evidence-based assessment and treatment approaches.  Dr. Auslander also is an associate professor in Pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical Branch, where she conducts research aimed at promoting child and adolescent health through school-based settings.  She has worked at the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2002. 

Ann Ross, FNP

Ms. Ross manages the Teen Health Center, Inc. clinic in Texas City.  Ms. Ross has a Bachelor's and Master's of Nursing, both from the University of Texas Medical Branch. She is a board certified family nurse practitioner. Ms. Ross has worked for the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2003. 

Vikki Hines

Ms. Hinesis a mental health intake coordinator at the Ball High School clinic.  Ms. Hines has worked for the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2018.

Angie Brown, MS

Ms. Brown is the executive director of the Teen Health Center, Inc. with responsibility for all agency functions including staff, programs, funding and financial management. She earned a Bachelor's degree from Texas Tech University and a Master's degree from the University of Florida. Ms. Brown has experience with numerous nonprofit organizations, including the Center for Hearing and Speech in Houston; the National Marrow Donor Program (Be The Match) in Minneapolis; and the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington, DC. She was a founding board member of the Galveston Children's Museum, served on the boards of directors for the Galveston Historical Foundation and the Galveston Arts Center, was president of the Oppe Elementary School PTO, and is a past president of the Junior League of Galveston County, Inc. Ms. Brown has worked for the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2016. 

Richard Rupp, MD

Dr. Rupp is the medical director for the Teen Health Center, Inc., supervising the medical providers at the organization's five school-based clinics. He earned a Bachelor's degree from Arizona State University and his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas and his Adolescent Medicine fellowship at William Beaumont Medical Center, in El Paso. Dr. Rupp is board-certified in pediatrics and adolescent medicine. He is also professor and chief of the division of Adolescent and Behavioral Health at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Dr. Rupp has worked with the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2000.

Timesha Edwards, PA

Ms. Edwards manages the Teen Health Center, Inc.'s clinic at Central Middle School in Galveston. She earned a BS in Biology/Chemistry from Philander Smith College and a Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She is Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Ms. Edwards has worked for Teen Health since 2017.  

Becca Wallace, LCSW-S

Ms. Wallace is a mental health therapist who sees patients at Central Middle School in Galveston during the school year and at Ball High School in the summer. She earned a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. Ms. Wallace has worked for the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2017.  

Sonia Johnican

Ms. Johnican is a health aide at the Ball High School clinic. She received a certification as a medical assistant from Remington College and a certification in medical billing and coding from the Ultimate Medical Academy. Ms. Johnican has worked for the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2015.

Delisia Bailey

Ms. Bailey is a health aide at the Teen Health Center, Inc. clinic at La Marque High School. Ms. Bailey graduated from La Marque High School and attended Texas Southern University. She has worked for the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2004. 

Martha Norris, PA

Ms. Norris manages the Teen Health Center, Inc. clinic at Ball High School in Galveston. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas Medical Branch. She is Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She has worked for the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2009.the staff in Galveston Teen Health Center meet the staff

Laura DiPette, LMFT, LPC

Ms. DiPette is a mental health therapist who sees patients at Ball High School in Galveston. She earned a Master’s degree in Family Therapy from the University of Houston-Clear Lake and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Professional Counselor. Ms. DiPette has worked for the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2011. 

Brenna Monaghan, LPC-Intern

Ms. Monaghan is a mental health therapist who sees patients at Ball High School in Galveston. She also serves as an Integrated Mental Health Provider, helping to coordinate care between the Teen Health Center, Inc. and partnering agencies (Galveston Independent School District, University of Texas Medical Branch, and Family Service Center of Galveston County). Ms. Monaghan earned a Bachelor in Journalism from Texas A&M University and a Master of Counseling from University of Houston-Clear Lake. She has worked for the Teen Health Center, Inc. since 2017.

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