Our Staff


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!


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!


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!



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!


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 the Indiana state uneven bar champion in 2006!


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!


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! 


Patty Scheltens, RN joined CAHA in 2022. She previously worked on an inpatient unit at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital. She received her BSN from Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame IN (go Irish!) 

Patty loves singing and music. She was in an acapella group in college and is featured in their album on Spotify. 


Katie Chong, CMA joined CAHA in 2022. She attended the University of Chicago where she received a bachelor's degree in psychology and minor in neuroscience.

Katie loves to run and her favorite running path is along the Lake Michigan Lakefront Trail.


Emily Tatum, CMA joined CAHA in 2022.  She attended Michigan State University where she received a bachelor's degree in physiology and she is also a certified phlebotomist. 

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


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! 


Cashmere Wallace joined CAHA In 2022. She is a graduate of Midwestern Career College (MA) in Chicago, IL. She received her Medical Assistant Diploma and worked for AMITA Health Medical Group Obstetrics & Gynecology and Flawless Center for Cosmetic Medicine to complete her externship.

Cashmere is family oriented and loves to have fun, take trips & chill. 


Kiya James has been with CAHA since 2022.  She is proud mom to a 20 year old daughter and hopes to travel to Greece with her husband soon!

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


8:30 am-5:00 pm


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8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-11:30 am