Meet the Family Partners

Erika Leon 

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Main Campus

Erika Leon started working in health care in 2011 at Mattapan Community Health Center as a Medical Assistant. Beginning in an Adult Primary Care/Substance Abuse Clinic, she later transferred to Pediatrics and then to OB/GYN.  During her time as an OBGYN Medical Assistant, Erika knew OB was her passion and that she wanted to do more for moms and babies, especially for those who had complex medical and social needs. In 2017, Erika moved into the role of the Stronger Generations Perinatal Case Manager at Mattapan Community Health Center. She is thrilled to be continuing her work with Stronger Generations, supporting and empowering families, and helping the team launch this exciting program!  Outside of work, Erika enjoys being a mom of two boys who are her world—Aiden and Ezequiel.

Patrice Pontremoli 

Brookside Community Health Center

Born and raised in Jamaica Plain, Patrice has dedicated her life to helping others. Giving back to the community she grew up in is important to her.  In 1997 before her community health career, Patrice worked at the Jamaica Plain and Native American Head Start Programs as a Family Advocate and Domestic Violence Counselor. In 2007, Patrice started her career in community health as the Perinatal Case Manager for the Martha Eliot Health Center. In 2013, she accepted a position at the Brookside Community Health Center in the same role. 

For nearly 25 years Patrice has been a fierce advocate and ally for families and pregnant women and has dedicated her career to helping her patients reach their goals and become advocates for themselves and their families.  Outside of work, Patrice enjoys her family, especially her grandson, her 3 dogs, and her love for cooking and gardening. 

Yoselin Rodriguez

Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center

Yoselin started working for Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center in 2014 as a Medical Assistant. Over her years at the health center, Yoselin has served in various roles providing her with a wealth of experience working closely with families and learning how best to support families in navigating their care in a health center setting. Yoselin finds great joy in working on-on-one with families in providing high quality and compassionate care through building and leveraging supportive relationships.

Every family is unique in their own way, and Yoselin truly enjoys working with each of them, especially at the end of the day when she sees their smile. Outside of work, Yoselin enjoys being with close family and spending each day with her daughter Arianna and her son Carlos—her children are her world!