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 andForsythTeens programs. She has been with ForsythKids since 2012. She graduated from Westbrook College, now University New England, in 1986. 

Pina Pescatore has been working as a dental hygienist since her graduation from Forsyth’s Dental Hygiene School in 1993. Although she has worked with adults, her area of focus has mainly been with the pediatric population.  She has worked with Forsythkids since 2013.

Raquel Norris is one of the dental hygienists for the ForsythKids mobile dental team. She started with ForsythKids in September of 2017 as a per diem hygienist and in October of 2018 became part of the core staff. Norris graduated from Lincoln College of New England May of 2010. 

Linda Joyce is a dental assistant with the ForsythKids team. Her background in Elementary Education and love for children led her to a 30 + year career as a Pediatric Dental Assistant. She has been with Forsythkids since 2018.

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.

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