Tannia Lascano has been chosen as the new Director of Community Health at LifeSpring Community Health, a nonprofit pediatric clinic that provides holistic care and services to patients and their families.
Originally from Ecuador, Ms. Lascano has nearly a decade of experience in rural and urban community development in North and South America. Before moving to the United States in 2014, she worked for the WASH (water, hygiene and sanitation) sectors in the indigenous Quichua communities of the Andean highlands of Ecuador.
Ms. Lascano received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Hope College and a master’s degree in intercultural studies from FATELA Theological Seminary located in Latin America.
“Tannia is the perfect choice to lead both LifeSpring’s community development efforts and our amazing Community Health Workers,” said Jill Fikkert, Director of Nursing and Co-Founder of LifeSpring Community Health. compassion for the community will ensure that LifeSpring Community Health is connected to partnerships and resources that will greatly benefit our patients and their families.