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Meet the Cherry Hill, NJ clinical team!
March 22, 2021
My name is Chris Borkowski, and I come to Eleanor Health as the Director of Operations for New Jersey. I have been working with individuals who struggle with mental health and substance use disorders for the past 15 years. I am excited and honored to help bring Eleanor Health’s innovative care model to the great state of New Jersey. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, hiking, golfing, and playing games (video and board).
I am excited to introduce you to the rest of the Eleanor Health Cherry Hill care team!
Shane Pomales, Community Recovery Partner
My name is Shane, and I am a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist, Certified Kundalini Yoga instructor, and have spent years helping individuals with developmental disabilities. He believes that there is nothing more rewarding than being able to use his unique experience in recovery to help our members live healthy and fulfilling lives. Shane keeps a positive attitude by participating in hobbies that he enjoys such as: archery, gaming, model painting, and attending heavy metal concerts.
David Schwartz, MD
Cherie Giannandrea, RN, BSN, Nurse Care Manager
Hello, my name is Cherie Giannandrea RN, BSN and I am a nurse for the Cherry Hill NJ location. I am an RN with over 2 decades of experience in multiple fields…ER, ICU, OR, Urgent Care, Dialysis and most recently I found my niche in Detox and Recovery. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband, 3 grown kids, 2 grown step kids, and 3 grown kitties. I enjoy adventurous walks and quick get-aways when the weather is nice, and putting together jigsaw puzzles when it is not. I am excited to join the Eleanor team and continue my career serving a population striving to better their lives!
Evelyn Osei, DNP-FNP-C
Hello, my name is Evelyn Osei, and I am a Family Nurse Practitioner. I am very excited to be joining Eleanor Health to provide exceptional, compassionate, and patient-centered care to all individuals!
Melinda Riedel, Member Engagement Administrative Specialist
My name is Melinda Riedel, my role with Eleanor is in the MEAS position. I have the honor of being one of the first people that our members will interact with upon joining our team and each additional encounter thereafter. I have been in healthcare for 5 years and I have extensive administrative experience. In my past, I have spent time being trained at a crisis intervention hotline as well as volunteering there. I attended school for Behavioral Health with a focus on Addiction Studies and look forward to my future here at Eleanor Health. If I am not at work, or with family and friends, you can find me out in nature, primarily at the beach for some long-distance walking or taking an impromptu road trip to somewhere I have never been before. Other hobbies include cooking, travel planning, and visiting historical sites.
If you need help with your substance use disorder, we are here to help you build your confidence and momentum towards the future you want. We provide treatment services for adults with alcohol, opioid, and other substance use disorders. We are conveniently located in Cherry Hill, Edison, Galloway, Sparta, Trenton, and Verona, New Jersey. Coming soon in Brick and Oradell! We also provide services via Telehealth.
Connect with the Cherry Hill team virtually!
Recovery for life.
Our mission at Eleanor Health is to help people affected by addiction live amazing lives. We deliver whole-person, comprehensive care and are passionate about transforming the quality, delivery, and accessibility of addiction & mental health treatment. Our actions are rooted in respect for each member's values, culture, and life experiences, and our commitment to their wellbeing is unwavering and without judgement.
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