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Celine Regalia, MSW, MA CCC-SLP
Celine was appointed Executive Director of Collabria Care following the retirement of Linda Gibson in January 2019. In her previous role of Director of Operations, she was responsible for new program development and implementation and evaluation of cross organizational processes while overseeing Human Resources, Volunteer Services, Facilities and Medical Records departments, along with the Day Program. As Program Director, Celine was instrumental in building our innovative, award-winning Collabria Day Program, which she headed for over 20 years. She has successfully developed collaborative partnerships with local community organizations, expanded outreach and community education programs. Celine holds a master’s degree in Medical Social Work, as well as both a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Speech Pathology from California State University at San Jose.
Carol Williams, RN, MS
Carol Williams, RN, MS, is Director of Palliative Services for Collabria Care. Her goal at the agency is to improve access to end-of-life care for all residents of Napa County. Carol has also served in leadership roles at St. Helena Hospital Health Center, the BSN Program at Pacific Union College, and the Performance Improvement Department at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital. She sees an ongoing need to improve patient and family education as part of the informed consent process, ensuring attainability of appropriate end-of-life decision making and quality-of-life goals. Carol’s stewardship of HCNV since its earliest inception has been a crucial factor in its ongoing development.
Jill L. (Moss) Souza MSN, PHN
Jill L. (Moss) Souza MSN, PHN, is the Regional Director of Palliative Care Services - Northern California at Queen of the Valley Medical Center, a member of Providence St. Joseph Health. Jill has worked as an RN within the St. Joseph Health, Queen of the Valley Medical Center for the last 14 years. Jill’s nursing career includes 6 years inpatient obstetric experience at UCSF and QVMC. In 2004, she became the coordinator for QVMC’s community based Perinatal Outreach Program and in 2008 became the Manager of the Community Outreach Department, with oversight of Community Benefit programs which emphasize community partnerships and target underserved populations. In May of 2016 Jill took on her new role as Director of Mission Services, where she has oversight of the Inpatient Palliative Care Team, Spiritual Care Department and Mission Integration. Jill is committed to addressing end-of-life issues for patients and families in Napa County by working collaboratively with agencies like Honoring Choices and Collabria Care.
Robert Moore, MD, MPH
Dr. Moore serves as Chief Medical Officer of Partnership HealthPlan of California, a County Organized Health System providing Medi-Cal Managed Care services to over 570,000 members in 14 Northern California counties. He is a graduate of the UCSF School of Medicine, the Columbia University School of Public Health, and the Family Medicine residency at Ventura County Medical Center. He has completed post-graduate training in Health Center Management, Health Care Leadership, and Quality Improvement. His professional interests include delivery system transformation, palliative care, intensive outpatient care management, chronic pain, and addressing social determinants of health.
Karen Relucio, MD
Dr. Karen Relucio has been the Napa County Health Officer and Public Health Director since July 2015, where she runs a division with 17 different programs spanning communicable disease control and prevention, chronic disease prevention, emergency preparedness and programs to serve families and children. Dr. Relucio also serves as the co-chair of the Napa Opioid Safety Coalition. Previously, she worked at the San Mateo County Health System for 15 years in the Public Health Division as the Medical Director of Public Health Clinics and STD/HIV Program, Medical Director for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Assistant Health Officer. She was also the Chief of Infectious Diseases Division at San Mateo Medical Center. Dr. Relucio completed her medical training at Rush Medical College in 1995, received her residency training in Internal Medicine at Tufts – New England Medical Center in 1998 and completed her Infectious Diseases fellowship at Stanford in 2003. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.
credit: J.L. Sousa/Napa Valley Register