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Practitioners

Brad Hamann, MHS, PA

Family Practice Physician Assistant

Brad completed the Physician Assistant Program at Duke University Medical Center in 2003 and graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a BS in Biochemistry in 1996.  He served with the Peace Corps for two years in Ecuador. For five years prior to coming to RFHC he was a Physician Assistant at the Family HealthCare Network in Orosi, California.

Lisa Lestishock, PNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Lisa Lestishock joined our pediatric team in 2002. Her first encounter with community medicine was as a public health nurse in the barrio of Guatemala City. She completed nurses training at Villanova University and Advanced Practice Pediatric Nursing at University of California, San Francisco. Lisa splits her time between Ravenswood Family Health Center and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, where she works on their mobile clinic and specializes in the care of high-risk and homeless adolescents.

Christine D. Ludwick, CNM, MS

Certified Nurse Midwife

A registered nurse since 1981, Christine completed a Masters in Nurse Midwifery at Georgetown University in 1990. Practiced as a certified nurse midwife with the Harvard Community Health Plan until coming to Packard Children’s Hospital in 1997 where she provides nurse midwifery care to patients of the hospital and Ravenswood Family Health Center.

Erin Li, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner

Erin Li, FNP completed a Masters of Science in Nursing together with Advanced Practice Nursing Immersion at Seattle University, graduating as an RN and Family Nurse Practitioner.  Following that she began her practice in San Diego at the Careview Medical Group and Alliance Health Clinic and then worked with an FQHC in Sacramento before joining our staff.

Rebecca A. Pinto, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Certified

Rebecca is a graduate of Yale University School of Medicine Physician Associate program and is a Board Certified Physician Assistant in Primary Care and Surgery. She has 20+ years experience in gynecology and in adolescent medicine and primary care. Rebecca began her career on the orthopedic surgery staff at the Lahey Clinic near Boston, and was a long-time staff member of Planned Parenthood Golden Gate where she was Lead Clinician and Trainer.

Ivonne Velado, MHS, PA

Family Practice Physician Assistant

Completed the Physician Assistant program at Duke University Medical Center in 2001 and graduated from University of California in San Diego with a double major in Biology and a BA in Literature in 1995.  Prior to joining RFHC, Ivonne worked as a Physician Assistant at the County’s Willow Clinic and most recently at Family HealthCare Network in Visalia, California.

Amy Wolfe, M.P.H., FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner

Amy joined the staff of RFHC in December 2001 and has provided primary care services to adult patients since the day the clinic opened. She received her Masters in Public Health from UCLA and then worked for six years as a research assistant at UCSF Center for Reproductive Health Policy.  She completed her second Masters degree in the UCSF Family Nurse Practitioner program in 2000.  After graduation she spent 7 months working in Ecuador in both rural and urban settings.