Alief Clinic Staff

Our People Make the Difference.


Patrice Latimer, MD

Board Certified,
Family Medicine Physician

Dr. Latimer has been a dedicated Family Medicine Physician for almost 20 years. She is passionate about caring for underserved patients, women’s health, and believes in evidenced-based medicine.

Favorite Quote
Compassion is a muscle that gets stronger with use, and the regular exercise of choosing kindness over cruelty would change us.


Ciara Whitman MSN, FNP, MPH, PHN

Family Nurse Practitioner

Ciara has been a Registered Nurse for nearly 10 years and recently joined the Alief Clinic as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is interested in pediatric care and is always striving to learn more.

Favorite Hobbies
Reading, cooking, movies and navigating challenging Escape Rooms.


Nicki Cuellar, LCSW, DCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Nicanora "Nicki" has a Master's degree in Social Work and has worked over 25 years with persons of all ages with chronic and severe health problems. 

Favorite Hobbies
Bead stringing and needlework.


Jay Petrishin, RN, FACHE

Practice Manager

Jay started his career in health services when he joined the US Army Medical Corps. He has worked for nearly 20 years in diverse settings across ambulatory care, post acute hospital, and nursing. As a well-rounded health professional, Jay is passionate about clinical projects for at need populations.


Scheagbe Marshall, RN

Registered Nurse

Scheagbe has worked as a registered nurse for nearly 35 years in a variety of settings including direct care, administration and home health care.

Favorite Hobbies Enjoys spending time with her four grown children and seven young grandchildren.


Christian Davila, MA

Medical Assistant

Christian has been working as a medical assistant for 11 years in a variety of areas of the medical field.

Favorite Hobbies She enjoys helping others and spending time with her family.


Winnie Nguyen


Winnie graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration at University of Houston – Clear Lake. She is fluent in Vietnamese.

Favorite Hobbies
Hiking, music and learning new things.

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We are hiring for a range of medical professionals including: Medical Doctor, Nurse Practitioner, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse, Medical Assistant and Greeter.

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 UNITEDHEALTHCARE ALIEF CLINIC 9380 W Sam Houston Parkway S, Suite 225, Houston, TX, 77099
Phone 281-674-1700

The UnitedHealthcare Alief Clinic is a Primary Care practice in Houston, Texas. We offer both physical and behavioral health services. We are here to help UnitedHealthcare members get better care and stay healthy.

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