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Glenn Govin, DDS, MPH

Education: 
Bachelor of Science, Texas A & M University
Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Texas
Masters in Public Health, University of Texas School of Public Health
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I began working in community health right out of dental school. I've found it to be very rewarding and have made it a career. I've spent more than 18 years at community clinics.
Other: 

Glenn Govin moved to the Seattle area in 1999. Prior to his move, he practiced dentistry at community health centers in Houston, Texas, including the Sunnyside Health Center, the Center for the Retarded, and Bering Dental Clinic. During this time he also performed general dental services for patients at Houston's largest HIV/AIDS clinic, including assessing and treating oral manifestation of AIDS and implementing state of the art infection control measures. In addition to his practice at Neighborcare Health at High Point, Rainier Beach, and 45th Street Medical and Dental clinics, Glenn Govin is a lecturer at the University of Washington and serves as the Director of DECOD, Dental Care of Persons with Disabilities Program. He is currently a member of the Federation of Special Care in Dentistry.

Languages spoken:
English

Yvonne Griffin, ARNP, CNM

Education: 
Certificate of Midwifery, Seattle Midwifery School,Seattle, 1992
Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Regents College, Albany,NY, 1999
Masters of Science, Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 2002
Nurse-Midwifery Education, Frontier School of Midwiferyand Family Nursing, Hyden, KY, 2002
Certification: 
Board Certifications/Licensure
Licensed Midwife, 1992
Certified Nurse-Midwife, 2002
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, 2002
Yvonne was a Licensed Midwife with a home birth practice before becoming a Certified Nurse-Midwife. She is a member of the American College of Nurse Midwives
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
Midwifery is the quintessential health care. It blends the art of caring, the science of medicine and applies it to the whole woman and family. I feel lucky to have found a career that is so richly rewarding. I enjoy the diversity of women I care for as well as finding the best way to midwife them through pregnancy, birth, and postpartum.
Other: 

Outside of her love of midwifery and women's health, Yvonne has a passion for adventure, travel, and scuba diving. She and her husband welcomed their daughter in 2006. They share their home with a menagerie of pets.

Languages spoken:
Spanish, English

Sandrine Ducos, PA-C

Education: 
Seattle Midwifery School. MEDEX, University of Washington.
Certification: 
Certified Physician Assistant
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I thrive on building trusted relationships with my patients. I enjoy caring for the entire family and feel privledged to be part of their lives.
Other: 

Sandrine is originally from France and has lived in Washington for 15 years. Her hobbies include adventures with her husband and two daughters, gardening, soccer, and baking bread.

Languages spoken:
Spanish, French, English

Jeanne Chan, DDS

Education: 
B.S., Chemistry/Biology, Whitman College, 1982
DDS, University of Washington, 1992
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
When I work at the 45th St. Clinic I feel that I am doing work that needs to be done.
Other: 

Jeanne Chan grew up in Hong Kong. She enjoys reading.

Languages spoken:
English, Cantonese

Mark Aytch, PA-C

Education: 
BPAS, University of Washington, 2000
Certification: 
NCCPA, 2000
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I enjoy the collaborative atmosphere we have there. There are many different types of services available at our clinic. Each service is sincerely committed to providing quality care to a population that comes with unique challenges and rewards.
Other: 

I worked as a nurse in the US Army for 13 years. I mostly worked with refugee populations during wartime and soldier's families during peacetime.

I have 2 amazing children. I am originally from Los Angeles, California. I am an avid motocyclist and recently became an urban chicken farmer. I am a jazz historian and a basketball fanatic.

Languages spoken:
English

Mark Bai, DDS

Education: 
University of the Pacific
Loyola University School of Dentistry
Certification: 
Northeast Regional 1993, Washington State
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
The staff makes me feel at home. I am most satisfied when I see a child smile.
Other: 

Prior to working at Neighborcare Health Mark worked in private practice. Mark is originally from Tokyo, Japan and is fun-loving and enjoys traveling.

Languages spoken:
Japanese, English
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