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Kalynn Blakely
Development and Communications Associate

A San Diego native, after completing his studies in economics and French at the University of Mary Washington, Kalynn returned to the best coast and found a new home in San Francisco. Since moving to the Bay, he has worked in nonprofit event planning and operations. He is excited to bring his compassion and project management experience to Clinic by the Bay.

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David Wallace
Executive Director

David offers more than 20 years of experience managing various non-profits, serving communities in need, and working with volunteer groups worldwide. His career has been dedicated to serving a vast array of constituencies, including individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, queer youth, the working poor, at-risk youth, and the Black community around HIV/AIDS. David lived and worked abroad for several years, serving the U.S. Peace Corps — recently, he was the Director of Management & Operations for Peace Corps in Lesotho, and from 1997–1999 he was a volunteer in Kazakhstan. He has one son, Kyle, whom he adopted out of the foster care system.

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Theresa Luong
Volunteer Program Manager

Born and raised in San Francisco, Theresa first started volunteering at our clinic as a Front Desk Receptionist in April 2015. She also went on to take more duties in volunteer support and outreach.

She has previously interned with the IRC San Diego chapter assisting refugees in the ESL program and also helping them gain employment. Theresa is currently practicing on honing her skills as a DJ and likes to identify herself as a bubble milk tea connoisseur.

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Viela DuPont
Office Manager

A San Francisco native, Viela was born and raised in the Excelsior/Outer Mission. She has worked in local brokerage operations for the last 30 years, primarily in staff and project management.

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Karen Fenton, RN
Clinic Manager

Karen has been a Registered Nurse for 30 years. Her background and experience includes Oncology, Pain Management and Emergency Nursing. She has worked as a Nurse Manager for 14 years at Seton Medical Center; in the Regional Block Suite for 8 years, followed by the Emergency Department for 6 years. She has been with Clinic By The Bay since July 2016.

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David Goldschmid, MD
Medical Director

David brings more than 30 years of clinical experience to our patients. David has practiced emergency medicine, internal medicine and occupational medicine in hospitals throughout the Bay Area and in private practice. Most recently, he has served as the Medical Director of Emergency Services at Seton Medical Center.

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