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LoriAnn Cortez

LoriAnn is a true Taoseña who always has a common connection with everyone who walks in the clinic doors. She has been with Holy Cross for 12 years and has worked in the Taos medical community for 25 years total. LoriAnn loves working with people and the greatest gift is making patients feel welcome and […]

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Kelsey Swalwell

Of Oklahoman origin, Kelsey is a registered dietitian licensed in the State of New Mexico who is loving her first year with Holy Cross. Before coming to Taos she completed her dietetic internship in 2016 wherein she accumulated 1200 supervised practice hours at such sites as the Facebook campus and San Quentin Prison. After her […]

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Angela Torres

A local girl, Angela is a pharmacist who specializes in diabetes. Before moving to Taos, she was working for Mount Sinai Hospital on the upper west side of New York. Before that she completed her 2nd year pharmacy residency in Emergency Medicine in Brooklyn, NY. She moved to Taos 6 years ago to raise her […]

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Linda Buckingham

Linda Buckingham is a longtime resident of Taos and registered nurse at Holy Cross Hospital. She has been a certified diabetes educator since 2006 and thoroughly enjoys working with the diverse community of Taos. “Life with diabetes can be complicated and helping people figure out how they can manage diabetes in their lives is her […]

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Susan Kargula

Susan has been a registered nurse for more than four decades. She has been a resident of Taos, New Mexico since 1983. Susan has worked for Holy Cross Hospital for 32 years and she was responsible for the development and implementation of the Holy Cross Hospital Diabetes Self-Management Program which received its first national accreditation […]

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Neal Friedman

Dr. Friedman is a practicing Endocrinologist in rural New Mexico. He is also the co-Medical Director of the local Physician Hospital Organization as well as this Diabetes program. He previously was the Medical Director of SOUTH CENTRAL Preferred, a provider sponsored PPO and TPA in South Central Pennsylvania and was Medical Director for Disease Management […]