Dr. Helen Nguyen is a public health dentist and joined the ForsythKids team in January 2020. She studied public health and dentistry in California, and came to Boston in 2018 for General Practice Residency with Harvard School of Dental Medicine & Cambridge Health Alliance. Her interests are health education, program improvement, improving health outcomes for underserved populations, and the integration of oral health with overall health.

Amanda Sadri is the Business Manager for ForsythKids. Mandy graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2010 with a Bachelors of Science. She began working at the Forsyth Institute in January of 2016, and joined the ForsythKids Team late 2017. Mandy has worked in a dental office since she was 16 years old, in both private office settings and federally qualified health centers, where she developed a strong sense of devotion to non-profit organizations.

Elizabeth Raponi, RDH is the Outreach Coordinator and Program Hygienist for the ForsythKids and ForsythTeens programs. She has been with ForsythKids since 2012. She graduated from Westbrook College, now University New England, in 1986. 

Keiry Pimentel joined ForsythKids in 2018 as the Patient Advocate. She went to school for and graduated with a degree in Bilingual Early Childhood Education. She enjoys working with children and helping underserved communities in any way she can.

Janice R. Lilburn BA, RDH, graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a degree in Journalism and Psychology in 2000 and completed her dental hygiene degree from Forsyth in 2004. She has worked in all avenues of the dental field from administrative to assisting in both general and specialties, and has worked as a dental hygienist for 20 years. She has a passion for community work and helping children, exhibited in her involvement with local schools and coaching youth sports. Janice joined the ForsythKids team in October of 2021 and looks forward to a long career in public health.

Olivia Costner has been a hygienist since 2019 and joined ForsythKids in October of 2021. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene and recently completed her Masters in Health Sciences from MCPHS University. She finds joy in providing care for her patients, especially those with anxieties and barriers to care. Working with children has always been one of her passions, and she is excited for the impactful journey beginning with ForsythKids. 

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