Trina Donohew, PA-C
A native of Tucumcari, NM, Mrs. Donohew works as a certified Physician Assistant at La Casa’s Clovis School Based Clinic. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, FL and went on to earn her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies through the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She enjoys raising her family in Clovis where she is able to use her healthcare experience to benefit patients within her local community.
Kristen Jeffcoat-Knauer, RN, CPNP
A native of Clovis, NM, Kristen Jeffcoat-Knauer is passionate about the health of children and families in our community. Prior to becoming a certified pediatric nurse practitioner, Kristen worked as a labor and delivery nurse, lactation counselor, and pediatric nurse for 15 years. Kristen has a Masters in Nursing and further enriched her career by gaining a Post-Masters certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from Texas Tech University. She has been practicing in Ft. Sumner as a PNP for the last 3 years in a community health center, so La Casa is a perfect fit! In her practice, Kristen uses play as a means to teach children about health literacy and create environment that is inviting and fun. It’s not uncommon to see her laughing with children, even after a shot. Kristen and her husband love to call Clovis home, where they raise their three children. She enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with family. If you see her around town, she will go out of her way to say hello to you because that is what community is about!
Tulasi Gajula, DDS
“Dr. G” graduated from New York University College of Dentistry in 2012. She has enjoyed practicing dentistry working for both Macoupin County Public Health Department in Illinois, and LCDF Health Centers in New Mexico. Dr.G believes in practicing need based dentistry by providing comprehensive oral healthcare. She speaks three languages: English, Telugu, and Hindi; and is a member of the American Dental Association, New Mexico Dental Association, and the Indian Dental Association. In her spare time she enjoys traveling and listening to music. Dr. G is very excited to be part of La Casa Family Health Center, and looks forward to serving the community alongside her team.
Katlin Luscombe, Registered Dental Hygienist, BS
Katlin was born and raised south of Clovis, in Texico, NM. She played two years of college athletics in Colorado and Texas before she completed her bachelors in dental hygiene from the University of New Mexico in 2016. She enjoys the relationships she gets to build with each one of her patients and she is a big advocate on patient education. Before coming to La Casa, she worked in a private practice in Los Lunas, New Mexico for two years. She chose La Casa because she wanted to be closer to family and give back to her community. Katlin enjoys the “small town feeling” of the area and friendliness. When she is not working, Katlin likes spending time with family and pup, Mesa. She also enjoys hiking, camping, and anything outdoors.