Our Staff

CAHA'S LEADERSHIP TEAM

Carla Crawford is our Office Manager and has been with CAHA since 2000.  She has 20+ years of office management experience. Carla is responsible for managing CAHA's day-to-day activities, optimizing front staff performance and overseeing our patient billing function.
Recently Carla has found a new love for the active lifestyle. She has signed up for several 5K and stair climb races!




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Renita Smiley is our Front Office Supervisor and has been with CAHA since 2004.  Renita helps train new front office hires, ensures billing accuracy and provides support to the front office staff.

Renita is the mother of a beautiful daughter and has a kitty named Chase that keeps her entertained every day!




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Dominique Heil, RN is our Nurse Manager.  She joined CAHA in 2018.  She attended the University of Illinois earning a Bachelors degree in biology then attended Rush University and received a masters in nursing.  Her love of kids drew her to CAHA.

Dominique enjoys hosting guests and has become obsessed with making themed charcuterie boards!


CAHA'S NURSING TEAM

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Lori Matzdorf, RN has been with CAHA since 2013.  Lori graduated with her RN degree from University of South Carolina, Aiken. She worked in the Loyola University Medical Center's pediatric intensive care unit for 4 years before moving on to outpatient pediatrics.

Lori loves to travel around the world (Easter Island was the most remote place she traveled!), cook and spend time with her dog, Buddy.

Brittany Stiles, RN has been with CAHA since 2016. She attended Chamberlain College of Nursing where she received her BS in Nursing. Prior to joining CAHA, Brittany worked at Christ Medical Center in their Medical Stroke Unit.

Brittany has a new love for fitness and working out. While at the gym, her favorite workout is deadlifting!

Therese Aragon, RN has been with CAHA since 2016. Therese attended North Park University School of Nursing where she received her BS in Nursing. She went on to work on the medical-surgical unit at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for 11 years.

Therese has always watched wrestling as a kid, and now loves watching wrestling with her family! Her kids love it too!

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Allison Rominger, RN has been with CAHA since 2021.  She attended Indiana University then Marian University where she received her degree in nursing.

Allison was was the Indiana state uneven bar champion in 2006!

Molly McDowell, RN returned to CAHA in 2017.  She attended Marquette University where she received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing.  Previously she worked at CAHA from 2010-2011, then at Lurie Children's Hospital for 7 years.  She missed us too much to stay away any longer!  She lives at home with her two little boys who are always keeping her on her toes.

Shantal Montanez, CMA is a Senior Certified Medical Assistant and has been with CAHA since 2007.  Shantal received her Medical Assistant Certification from Olympia College in 2004 and worked at the Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit at Michael Reese Hospital for two years.

Shantal recently conquered her fear of flying by taking an airplane to her honeymoon destination.  However, she is still working on her fear of BIRDS!



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Lauren Strong, RN joined CAHA in 2021.  She attended Hope College where she received her degree in nursing.  

Lauren absolutely loves ice cream! It is her dream to open an ice cream shop.  Maybe a Jeni's!


Emily Mahady, RN joined CAHA in 2021.  She attended Duquesne University where she received her nursing degree.  

Emily loves to crochet and is always working on a new project!


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Amanda Kelly, CMA joined CAHA in 2021.  She attended Indiana University then received a masters in biology at IUPUI.  

Amanda has two kittens, Raven and Edgar. 


Grace Kilpatrick, RN joined CAHA in 2021.  She attended Marquette University where she received a degree in nursing.   

Grace likes to knit baby hats. 


Maria Carteno, RN joined CAHA in 2019.  She attended Resurrection University where she received her degree in nursing.  

Maria loves to travel and can't wait to get back out there! 

CAHA'S FRONT OFFICE TEAM (Patient Scheduling and Billing)


Eva Lupercio, MA has been with CAHA since 2012. She received her MA from Everest College in 2011. Eva helps to schedule and register patients. She is also fluent in Spanish and often helps translate during scheduling and patient exams.

Eva is a jokester and is known for her amazing sense of humor!

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Lupita Diaz has been with CAHA since 2020.  She joined us after being a lab assistant for 15 years.  

Lupita loves salsa dancing with her husband. 

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Ivora Jones, MA has been with CAHA since 2021.   She received her degree at Everest College. She helps schedule patients and works in the billing department.  

Ivora loves to cook and enjoys laughter! 


Contact Us

Email is only checked once a day. For sick appointments or urgent issues please call the office at (312)943-6964.

Our Location

1030 N Clark Street, Suite 400 Chicago, IL 60610

Hours of Operation

We are now accepting walk-ins Monday - Saturday from 8:30 - 11:30am! Telemedicine appointments are still offered based on availability.

Child & Adolescent Health Associates

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-7:30 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:30 am-11:30 am

Sunday:

Closed