Faculty

These faculty and staff are dedicated to sharing their knowledge with our clinics as well as our communities and they can help you implement programs to address various health conditions.

To connect with one of the experts, please contact us today at echo@npaihb.org.

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Francisca “Sissy” Rilatos

Francisca “Sissy” Rilatos

“I am inspired to do harm reduction work because of my own history with substance use and homelessness. I get to reach out to people and offer life-saving services, as well as empower clients to think about not only their own health, but their friends and community’s health. It’s a ripple effect of kindness and compassion.”

Francisca “Sissy” Rilatos, CRM, is a Harm Reduction Outreach Specialist and Peer Mentor for the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians located in Siletz, Oregon, which is currently the only tribal harm reduction program in the state. Sissy is a Siletz ...read more
CAPT Amanda Runkle

CAPT Amanda Runkle

“Serving within the BOP is serving a population that may not have always had access to healthcare, and it is rewarding to work with this population on improving their health.”

CAPT Amanda Runkle graduated from Rutgers University with her PharmD in 2006. She became a commissioned officer in the United States Public Health Service in 2007 with her first duty station being with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) in ...read more
Dr. Zeina Saliba

Dr. Zeina Saliba

Zeina Saliba, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist and family medicine physician, as well as an assistant professor at the George Washington University. She is the inpatient medical director for psychiatric and behavioral health services at the George Washington University Hospital, ...read more
Carrie Sampson-Samuels

Carrie Sampson-Samuels

“I love Indian Country ECHO, because it is an educational and informational sharing tool created by Tribes and Tribal organizations, for Tribes and Tribal organizations. There is value in mainstream educational opportunities, but the most valuable information and knowledge are the lessons that we share amongst each other.”

Carrie Sampson-Samuels is an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and has a BS in Health Studies and Community Health Education with a certificate in Healthcare Management. Carrie has worked in Public Health for the ...read more