ALLIED HEALTH CARE
Marty Braga, M.S., L.S.W., L.C.P.C
Director of Allied Health Services
As Director of Allied Health Services, Marty coordinates the social needs of SVHC patients and clients, connecting them with services and programs they need outside the Health Center.
Family Planning Counselor
Family Planning Services are provided by Family Nurse Practitioner Gale Johnsen, Physician Assistant Kate Delewski, and family planning counselor Santana Eastman. Physical exams, birth control, pregnancy tests, treatment for common infections, and family planning counseling are offered in a confidential non-judgmental setting in collaboration with Tri-County Health Services.
Donna Burke, R.N., M.S.
Health Education Consultant
As the Health Center’s Health Education Consultant, Donna provides stress management counseling, diabetes education and smoking cessation counseling. Services are provided to both groups and individuals. Donna oversees the Maine Breast and Cervical Health Program at the Health Center. Donna is also actively involved in the work of the local Healthy Communities Coalition. She has a Master’s degree in Adult and Continuing Education from the University of Southern Maine. Donna has worked at the Health Center since 1987.
Barbara Smith is a Registered Dietitian specializing in diabetes care. She also sees patients with other nutrition concerns such as high cholesterol and weight gain or loss. Barbara receives referrals from medical providers for individual nutrition education and counseling. Nutrition counseling services are by appointment.
Alan Goldenhar, D.P.M.
Dr. Goldenhar practices at SVHC on the second Thursday of each month, providing a full range of outpatient podiatry services. He also has a private practice in Podiatry in North Conway, New Hampshire. A graduate of Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Goldenhar has been practicing at the Health Center since 1990.
Richard Steinmetz, D.P.M.
Dr. Steinmetz sees podiatry patients on the third Friday of each month, providing a full range of outpatient podiatry services. He also has a private podiatry practice in Westbrook, Maine. Dr. Steinmetz is a graduate of Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine. He has been practicing at the Health Center since 1983.
John A. DuBois, O.D.
Dr. DuBois was born and raised in Maine. He did his undergraduate studies at the University of Maine. During his optometric education he trained at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia, PA. He also did training rotations at the VA Medical Center in Manchester, NH and The Eye Care Center of New Jersey in Bloomfield, NJ. He graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1999.
Dr. DuBois is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Maine Optometric Association. He joined the SVHC staff in 2005. He lives in Cornish. Some of his recreational interests include fishing, swimming, reading, and buying and selling items on eBay. Dr. DuBois sees patients on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Donna is the Health Center’s Optometric Assistant. She can answer
your questions about SVHC Optometry Services. She is here on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Since 2010 Courtney has provided dental hygiene services to children at SVHC along with dental hygiene students through the Dental Hygiene Outreach Program at the University of New England (UNE).
Along with her 13 years in private practice dentistry, she is now adjunct faculty teaching clinical dental hygiene to students at UNE.
While her undergraduate education was at UNE, Courtney is currently a graduate student at the University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio. She is studying dental hygiene focusing on integrating public health experiences into dental hygiene programs.
When not working with teeth, she can be found enjoying many outdoor activities. She most enjoys spending time with her family.
Social Services Coordination
Ann Marie Day
Social Services Coordinator
MaineCare Enrollment Assistance
The Health Center accepts Medicaid from both Maine and New Hampshire. Medicaid is now called MaineCare in the State of Maine. In recent years, eligibility has expanded to include many more people. We can help you determine if you and your family members are eligible to receive coverage under MaineCare. We will also help you fill out the application and submit it to the MaineCare Program.
The Health Center is able to provide sliding fees to patients who are eligible for our Sliding Fee Program. Discounts are based on income and family size. Bills are reduced after all other sources of payment have been applied. If you feel that you may be eligible for a discount, please fill out an application form and submit it to us. You may use a paper copy of the form that you’ll find in the waiting room, in exam rooms or you can obtain a form from any member of our staff. You may also download the pdf form here.
Sacopee Valley Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Organization.