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Sheila Riely, BS

As Director of Life Choices Women’s Clinics, Sheila has a BS from the University of Illinois and over 30 years of experience in the health care.  In 1986 she was a co-founder of ASK Women’s Center in Phoenix. ASK was established to provide support to women in the community. Over the years the mission and services have been expanded to include medical care, counseling and direct aid.

Mary Graettinger, BS, MBA

Mary serves as Director of Finance, and helps out with both front-and back-office support. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Arizona State University and Master’s Degree from the University of Phoenix. She uses her accounting skills to maintain and report financials, and her management skills for promotion and organizational tasks.

Sherry Gorslin, RN, WHNP, B.C.

Sherry is a women’s health Nurse Practitioner with over 30 years’ experience in the medical field. Sherry’s experience is in OB/GYN, labor and deliver, and Emergency Department.  Her experience with Family Planning Health Departments in two Arizona counties makes her invaluable to our patients seeking these services. Sherry has been involved with LCWC on different levels for 19 years and has taken multiple pro-life clinics to a medical level in and around Arizona.  She is skilled with limited 3D and 4D ultrasonography, performs our medical exams at both centers, trains medical staff, and oversees our medical department.

Hannah Pavlic, FNP-C, BSN, RN

Hannah received her Bachelors in Nursing from Marquette University and worked as an RN with adults and kids including med-surge, ER and several traveling nursing positions. She received her Masters of Science in Nursing from University of Colorado. Hanna is originally from Wisconsin (Go Pack Go!), lived in Colorado for several years and has recently moved to Arizona. She is looking forward to working and exploring Phoenix with her goldendoodle pup, Walter. 

Christy Schubert, RDMS

Christy provides limited ultrasounds for our clients. She is a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) and received her training at Carrington College. She received her BS in Sociology from Arizona State University. She excels in needs assessment, listening and communication skill, and empathetic patient care.

Armida Escarcega, BA

Native of Mexico, Armida received her BA in Communications at Universidad del Noroeste. She is our Family Planning Consultant and is a Master Teacher on the FAF Method of NFP, which she has taught for almost a decade.   

Surisadday Estrada Perez

Suri received her Certification as a Medical Assistant from Arizona College.  A full time mom to two boys, she plans to return to school for her BSN degree. Her goal is to help women of low income get the help they need to take care of their children, and have access to affordable health care. She strives to empower women to provide for their family and themselves and overcome any type of abuse.          

Cristina Vargas

Cristina has 6 years of medical background experience. Prior to LCWC, she was blessed to work as a chiropractic assistant for a Chiropractor here in the Phoenix area. In California she worked for a non-profit Magnet Hospital as a Health Unit Coordinator, patient experience and interpreter. Christina started pursuing her career in the medical field 8 years ago when she started studying to become a Medical Assistant at Everest College.  She has experience working for small medical practices and as a certified interpreter and feels blessed that her previous position enabled her to put patients’ needs in a holistic way Body, Mind, and Spirit. Cristina is looking forward to being a part of this wonderful organization that does so much to help our community.

Jocelyne Guzman

Jocy serves as Administrative Assistant to the Directors, and assists with client intake and counseling. She has been with Life Choices since 2016. She is currently pursuing a degree in occupational therapy. She enjoys patient to patient interaction and serving people to the fullest of her ability.

Yahaira Morales

Yahaira may be the first voice you will hear when you contact us, as she serves as Receptionist and Scheduler.  Yahaira is bilingual.