Social Services Main Office

Social Services Care Team

Administrative Staff

Director Social Work Department
Nancy Contro, MSW, LCSW

Manager, Social Work Department

SCAN Program Manager
Michelle Hallinan, LCSW

Administrative Coordinator
Guilli Martin

Solid Organ Transplant
Denise Alloway, LCSW
Tamzen Hull, LCSW
Sarah Kinnier, MSW
Patty Vazquez, MSW

3rd Floor Medical Surgical
Meghan Laub

Hematology, Neuro-Oncology, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant and Stem Cell Transplant
Caroline Hoeveler, LCSW
Kerri Lowe, MSW
Danielle Matteucci, MSW
Shionda Nickerson, MSW
Tovah Toomasson, LCSW
Abigail Weber, MSW
Kate Yablonsky, LCSW

Pregnancy and Newborn Services
Rachel Arellano, MSW
Natalia Cruz-Navarro, LCSW
Marianela Lobato, LCSW
Emily Perez, ALCSW
Vanessa Scarlata, LCSW
Candy Taylor-Ceballos, MSW

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)
Ellen Crumly, MSW
Kim Curtiss, LCSW
Karen Jensen, ALCSW

Comprehensive Care Program and Pediatric Unit at El Camino
Lori Durand, ALCSW

Outpatient Clinics
Sarah Dame, MSW
Sarah Dyen, MSW
Debbi Friedman, LCSW
Robin Newman, MSW
Michileen Oberst, LCSW
Veronical Purcell, LCSW
Kate Shaw, LCSW
Sruthi Veeravalli, MSW

Satellite Locations
Evelyn Fabian, LCSW – Gardner Packard Children's Health Center
Maria-Jose Flockhart, LCSW - Adolescent Health Van 
Colleen Haviland, LCSW – Specialty Services, Sunnyvale
Michelle Ma, LCSW – Specialty Services, Sunnyvale
Heidi Scharrenberg, ALCSW – Specialty Services, Los Gatos
Amy Valentine, LCSW – Specialty Services, Sunnyvale

Relief Social Workers
Stephanie Chin-Le, LCSW
Emily Cassingham, LCSW
Karina Contreras-Tenorio, MSW
Evonne David, LCSW
Janette Heng, LCSW
Amee Jaiswal, LCSW
Elis Lee, LCSW
An Pham, MSW
Jennifer Pastran, LCSW
Veronica Purcell, LCSW
Anmol Teer, MSW
Jane Zimmerman, LCSW

Contact a Social Worker

Please call our main office at (650) 497-8303 for questions, referrals or help contacting your social worker. Social workers are available at the hospital Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You may also request a social worker by asking a nurse or member of the medical team to make a referral.