Meet our Team
Call 302-623-4661 to speak with any of our Community Health Outreach and Education team members.
Nora Katurakes, MSN, RN, OCN
Manager, Community Health Outreach and Education
Nora oversees ChristianaCare’s Community Health Outreach and Education program. Her community work includes the Wilmington Health Planning Council, the Early Detection and Prevention Committee for the Delaware Cancer Consortium and the American Cancer Society Leadership Council. She is a certified oncology nurse.
Amanda Baggett, MPH
Amanda specializes in breast cancer outreach and education. Before joining ChristianaCare, she served the Eastside Wilmington community as a public ally for REACH Riverside and The Warehouse project, where she helped empower teens as mentors.
Xiangfen Gu — speaks Mandarin-Chinese/讲普通话
Fen travels to Chinese businesses and community centers throughout New Castle County to help those who speak Mandarin Chinese with everything related to health care, from insurance to state financial programs to screenings and appointments with primary care and specialty providers.
Luisa E. Ortiz-Marquez — speaks Spanish/Habla español
Luisa is the program manager for the Healthy Latin Families and Promotoras programs.
Melissa is likely the first person you will speak with when you call the Community Health Outreach and Education office to schedule a program or learn more about available services. She will put you in touch with the right person on our team!
We can help you through the maze of decisions about:
- Where to go for screenings.
- What screenings are right for you.
American Cancer Society guidelines for the early detection of cancer
- What forms you need to fill out.
- How to get financial support through state-funded programs.
- How to gain access to follow-up services, if needed.
Community Health Outreach and Education Program
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute
4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark, DE 19713 directions