Meet the Staff

We have an exceptional staff of young, motivated women who are proud to service your families and make your experience at Hudson Heights Pediatrics as pleasant and seamless as possible.  All of our staff members work together to address patient needs, but each have specialized roles.  To find out more, please read everyone's bio below!

Elena is the Office Administrator of Hudson Heights Pediatrics and joined us in 2013. Born and raised in Washington Heights to a Colombian father and Jewish-American mother, Elena feels akin to the neighborhood and the community. As she was raised in a bilingual and bicultural home, she feels aligned to the diversity of our clients, and truly appreciates the range of backgrounds represented in our patient population. Elena graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University with a Bachelors degree in Human Rights and Latin American studies. She is currently training to become a registered nurse at NYU. In her spare time Elena loves to cook and try new foods, travel, and enjoys live music and dancing. At Hudson Heights, you can turn to Elena with questions about our patient portal, scheduling, medical records, and other administrative concerns.
Jacqui is the Patient Care Coordinator at Hudson Heights Pediatrics. She was born and raised in the Bronx and graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University. Jacqui was an Art History with Visual Arts major all while completing her pre-medical concentration. She continued to study at Rutgers University, where she received her Masters Degree in Biomedical Sciences. Her goal is to apply for medical school, but in the meantime she loves doing anything crafty (painting, sewing, drawing), and she is currently working on a new project called Jacqui Ohh Paper Co. with hopes of opening up her own Etsy shop!



is one of our Registered Nurses (RN) at Hudson Heights Pediatrics.  She was born and raised in Rockland County, New York.  She then traveled to Montreal to pursue a degree at McGill University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with minors in Behavioral Science and Social Studies of Medicine.  After moving back to New York, Grace worked at an outpatient pediatric practice as a Medical Assistant.  She recently completed her BSN at Columbia University School of Nursing and is now working towards becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner.  In her free time, Grace enjoys traveling, painting and drawing, going to museums, and trying (her very hardest) to learn Spanish.


Lindsey is our Billing Coordinator and Clinical Assistant. She is originally from Chicago, Illinois, and recently graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. Lindsey completed her senior thesis in the Neuroscience and Behavior department, and is passionate about child and adolescent mental health. She plans to apply to medical school, but in the meantime enjoys venturing around New York City.

is a Registered Nurse at Hudson Heights Pediatrics. She was born and raised in Howard County, Maryland and graduated from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in neuroscience. After working at a pediatric urgent care clinic, she loved the nurse practitioner role so much that she switched career tracks from pre-medical to pre-nursing. Gloria then completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Johns Hopkins in 2015 and is now studying to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Columbia. She hopes to work as a PNP in the private practice setting, and as she has experience volunteering abroad in Peru and Nepal, Gloria hopes to continue serving on medical missions in the future. In her spare time, she attempts to recreate her mother's home-cooked Korean dishes, and enjoys hiking, tennis, football, and being with kids!

Jordyn joined us in March of 2017. She completed her undergraduate degree at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and is currently pursuing her post-baccalaureate in pre-medicine at Columbia University. She has a strong interest in psychiatric medicine and plans to attend medical school in the next two years. In her free time Jordyn enjoys reading, riding horses, and playing with her Dalmatian, Grady.

Samantha is a new Clinical Assistant at Hudson Heights Pediatrics, joining us in May of 2017. She was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and recently graduated from Columbia University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences. While at Columbia, she competed on the cross country and track team. She plans to attend to medical school.  In her free time, Samantha enjoys running, hiking, sketching, and brunching with friends.