Ashley Brown, LVN
Associate Director of Nursing Operations
Ashley is the associate director of nursing operations. She started NTACHC as Southeast’s clinical coordinator before being promoted. She has more than 15 years of medical experience in pediatrics, women’s health, adult medicine, occupational health and acute health services. She attended Coahoma Community College. A Mississippi native, Ashley is a wife and a mother of seven children.
Always be a thermostat not a thermometer. You change your environment; don’t allow your environment to change you.
Carmen Lavarreda, LVN, CHW
Nurse Case Manager for Special Programs
A certified bilingual interpreter in Spanish, Carmen has been a nurse for 16 years. She is the nurse case manager for special programs. She has experience in adult medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine, geriatrics and infectious disease. She enjoys teaching and interacting with her patients daily. Being bilingual helps her assist her patients in navigating the often-complex health system. Carmen graduated from the Concorde Career Institute. In her spare time, she hikes, reads and travels.
Teaching is my passion. It’s my goal to make a difference one patient at a time.
Amber Dominguez, LVN
Amber Dominguez has been interested in health care and service since she was a teenager following in her grandmother’s footsteps. From Mansfield, she started in the medical field as a candy cane volunteer at a local hospital. After a year, she was hired on as a medical receptionist for the medical surgical floor. Dominguez went on to study EMS to join the fire department in her hometown. She made her way up the rank to Apparatus Officer and eventually on to Lieutenant. Dominguez was later compelled to attend nursing school during her time serving at the fire department. As a nurse, she has experience in pediatrics, adult urology and drug/alcohol recovery. She enjoys learning new things and shares an appreciation for mental health care and seeing the advancements in it.
Nursing is my way to care for my community. I have followed in my grandmother’s footsteps, and now my children are following in mine.