Meet the Providers


Loreto Albiol, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Professional Career & Affiliations

– Over 30 years in private practice

– Specialties include family practice, geriatric medicine and internal medicine

Education

– Universidad Nacional de Asunción Faculty of Medicine in Paraguay (MD)

Personal Tidbits

Dr. Albiol has lived in six different countries and many different states in the USA. She is fluent in both Spanish and English



Tierra Anderson, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Professional Career & Affiliations

– Special interest in geriatric patient care and preventative medicine

Education

– University of Maryland (Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner)

– Pace University (BS)

Personal Tidbits

Tierra grew up in Baltimore, MD. Tierra received her bachelor’s degree in Biology with a concentration in neurophysiology and was a scientist before becoming a nurse practitioner.



Gary Fisher, MD

Consultant Physician

Professional Career & Affiliations

– Specializes in internal medicine and cardiology

– Over 40 years in private practice

Education

– University of Maryland (MD)

Personal Tidbits

Dr. Fisher sees patients for general medical conditions and also provides his expertise for BNWS patients with cardiovascular health concerns.



Christine Goglia, RDN, LDN

Professional Career & Affiliations

– Licensed, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

-Over 40 years of Clinical Dietetic and Food Service Management Experience

Education

– The Johns Hopkins University M.A.S.

– St Joseph College, Emmitsburg, Md B.S.

Personal Tidbits

Chris enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and is an avid baker. She has practiced Iyengar yoga for 22 years, and is currently studying ballet and drawing.



Pallavi Gowda, DO

Physician

Professional Career & Affiliations

– Board certified by the Board of Internal Medicine

– Interests are in cardiovascular disease, osteopathic manipulation for musculoskeletal disorders, sports medicine, obesity management, cancer screening, and geriatrics

Education

– Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)

– George Washington University (Master of Health Administration)

Personal Tidbits

Aside from being a physician, Dr. Gowda is also a marathon runner and a certified Zumba instructor.



Angela Green, RDN, LDN

Professional Career & Affiliations

– Licensed, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

– Immediate Past President of the Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Over 15 years of experience in dietetics, Angela has practiced in a variety of areas including diabetes education (DSME), nutrition support (formerly CNSC), Care Coordination and Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT). In recent years, her career has naturally evolved into healthcare leadership including her main focus areas of business and program development

Education

– Ohio University (BS in Human and Consumer Sciences; Dietetics)

Personal Tidbits

Angela was born in Beaver, Pennsylvania and spent most of her life in the tri-state area of Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan. Angela has lived in Maryland for the past decade and you may see her around the fast-paced Canton neighborhood in Baltimore City.



Barbara Hoffstein, RDN, LDN

Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist

Professional Career & Affiliations

– Over 35 years experience as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

– For the last 26 years working with older adults in Long Term Care Facilities and Adult Day Care

Education

– University of Maryland, College Park (BS in Dietetics)

– Year Dietetic Internship, York Hospital

Personal Tidbits

Barbara loves being outside kayaking, hiking and snorkeling. She also loves to travel and cook. Since she believes you have to show people how easy and delicious healthy foods can be to change behaviors, she taught cooking in Indianapolis Public School, Adult Classes and served as an Adjunct Professor at the Anne Arundel Community College teaching “Healthy, Easy Cooking for 1 or 2 People” at the South County Senior Center.



Ashley Lewis, RDN, LDN

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Professional Career & Affiliations

– Licensed, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

– Currently serves on the board of directors for the Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as Communications Chair

Education

– University of Maryland College Park (BS in nutrition and food science)

– Supervised practice at Virginia Tech

Personal Tidbits

Ashley is a Baltimore native and enjoys eating Maryland steamed crabs, being outdoors, running, and spending time with family, friends, her two cats.



Margarita Matamoros, LCSW-C

Therapist

Professional Career & Affiliations

– Licensed clinical social worker

– Sees patients for chronic care management, psychotherapy, and case management

– Particular expertise in the life transitions that affect older adults

Education

– Case Western Reserve University

Personal Tidbits

Margarita is fluent in both Spanish and English



Emily Metzger, LMSW

Social Worker

Professional Career & Affiliations

– Licensed Master of Social Work

– Behavioral Health Integration, Psychotherapy, and Mental Health Support services

Education

– Temple University, Masters in Social Work

– George Washington University, Bachelors in Psychology

Personal Tidbits

Emily was born and raised in Montgomery County, MD. She loves the beach, photography, and spending time with her dog.



Susan J. Miller, MD

Physician

Professional Career & Affiliations

– Over 30 years of internal medicine/geriatric care experience

– Former Medical Director of JSSA Hospice

– Ongoing board member for JCA

Education

– Eastern Virginia Medical School (MD)

– Geriatric medicine fellowship at George Washington University

– University of Virginia (BS)

Personal Tidbits

Dr. Miller grew up in Suffolk, VA where she was a part of the 4-H club and enjoyed riding horses.



Giovanna Morena, MD

Collaborative Psychiatrist

Professional Career & Affiliations

– Board certified Psychiatrist by the American Board of Psychiatry

– Collaborates with BNWS clinicians for behavioral health integration

Education

– University Del Noreste (MD)

– Residency at the University Hospital at Stony Brook in New York

Personal Tidbits

Dr. Morena has been working with the BNWS team in building our Behavioral Health Integration services and providing expert advice on behavioral and mental health and wellness



Rosemary Oshinksy, RN CDE

Diabetes Nurse Educator

Professional Career & Affiliations

– Registered Nurse for over 40 years, Certified Diabetes Educator, and Certified Nurse Health and Wellness Coach

– Over 30 years of experience in diabetes education, including diabetes & gestational diabetes self-management, insulin pump therapy, and use of continuous glucose monitors

– Certified IPATH yoga instructor

Education

– American University (BSN) (Sibley School of Nursing)

– George Mason University (MSN in nursing administration)

Personal Tidbits

Rose enjoys being active and her favorite activities are scuba diving, mountain climbing, and skiing.



Diana Rapalo, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Professional Career & Affiliations

– Board Certified Nurse Practitioner

– Certified Diabetes Educator

Education

– Chamberlain University

Personal Tidbits

Diana has lived in Honduras and Spain. She is fluent in Spanish and English.



Sarah Rubin, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Professional Career & Affiliations

– Trained as a family nurse practitioner, with a special interest in women’s health

– Previously worked at Washington Hospital Center

Education

– The Catholic University of America (MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner)

– Georgetown University (BSN)

– Tufts University (BA in Biology)

Personal Tidbits

Sarah grew up in North Carolina but has lived in DC/MD for the past 10 years. She loves crossword puzzles and spending time outdoors with her family. She was once a contestant on Jeopardy!


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  • 50W. Edmonston Road, Suite-430,
  • Rockville, MD 20852
  • 240-449-3094