Dr. Maria Z. Nolasco-Warden is the Chief Medical Officer at Empower “U”, Inc. Community Health Center (EUCHC). Dr. Nolasco-Warden received her B.S. from the University of Puerto Rico, her M.P.H from Florida International University, and her M.D. from Autonomous University Santo Domingo. Dr. Nolasco-Warden worked as the Chief Medical Physician at Centro Medicina Familiar in Puerto Rico before relocating to Miami becoming supervising doctor at Women’s Health Practice with the Miami- Dade County Health Department. After a 9 year career as a supervisor there, Dr. Nolasco-Warden accepted the position at EUCHC and has been here since 2013. Dr. Nolasco-Warden is honored to lead the medical staff providing quality healthcare to our diverse community.
Dr. Nolasco-Warden is an enthusiastic tennis fan and a team member of the first Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boating Team. Dr. Nolasco-Warden loves cooking her homemade Puerto Rican special delicacies, and has a smile and heart that warms every room she enters.
Language: English and Spanish.(786) 318-2337
Bio coming soon.
Dr. Naghmana Chughtai is a multispecialty clinician at Empower "U", Inc. Community Health Center (EUCHC). She received her MBBS (MD) degree from Rawalpindi Medical College, Pakistan. After relocating to USA, she had to put a hold on her professional life in order to concentrate on her family responsibilities. Dr. Chughtai is ECFMG certified and while awaiting for GME, decided to join EUCHC. Dr. Chughtai has been awarded multiple academic scholarships and has recently fulfilled her two year contract with HRSA. Dr. Chughtai despite her multiple responsibilities, is a lead provider and a preceptor. Dr. Chughtai has special interest in Research.
Dr. Chughtai is a good Chess player, enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.
Languages Spoken: English, Urdu and Punjabi.
Read and Write: Arabic and Persian.(786) 318-2337
Dr. Mayda Romero-Pavot was born in Cuba. Dr. Romero-Pavot received her medical training from Medical Science Institute in Santiago, Cuba with a specialization in Nephrology. In the United States, Dr. Romero-Pavot received a Master of Science in Nursing with Health Education from Phoenix University with honors. Dr. Romero-Pavot is a Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Romero-Pavot, is the Family Nurse Practitioner at Empower “U”, Inc. Community Health Center (EUCHC). Dr. Romero-Pavot worked for the Miami-Dade County Health Department in Women’s Health programs for 10 years and Jackson Health Systems.
On her time off, Dr. Romero Pavot enjoys reading, exercise and a healthy lifestyle.
Languages Spoken: English and Spanish.(786) 318-2337
Ms. Lucia Lopez was born in Chicago and raised in Miami. Ms. Lopez was born to Cuban parents, and was raised bilingual. Ms. Lopez works at Empower “U”, Inc. Community Health Center as a Physician Assistant. Ms. Lopez received her Masters in Medical Science from Wake Forest School of Medicine PA Program in Winston Salem. After graduation Ms. Lopez practiced for three years in Women’s Health at Wake Forest. Ms. Lopez passions are Obstetrical care, GYN conditions, family planning and education. Ms. Lopez received distinctions for her strength in teaching and has served as a National Health Scholar Recipient. Ms. Lopez has been published in the Journal of the Academy of Physician Assistants (JAAPA) in an article titled; Danger in The Transformation Zone: An Approach to Managing HPV-Associated Anal Dysplasia.
Ms. Lopez enjoys spending time with her dog, Onyx, and trying new cuisines. Ms. Lopez loves to cook and travel.
Languages Spoken: English and Spanish(786) 318-2337