Expertly Serving the Needs of Chronic Disorder Families

NCHS Owners

Bob Brooks, Pharm.D.
A pioneer in the field, Bob started the first home care pharmacy for hemophilia in 1978, Western Medical Specialties, which was sold to Caremark in 1986. He holds a doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Southern California and serves as an advisor to the NCHS specialty pharmacy. Bob maintains active participation and leadership within the national pharmacy community. He has provided valued guidance to local and national chronic care community organizations for over 30 years.

Fred Copeland
Fred brings to NCHS a thorough global knowledge of specialized chronic disease management which is constantly kept fresh by attendance at events for patients and families. Prior to co-founding NCHS, Fred was employed for over 25 years by Alpha Therapeutics, a leading manufacturer of plasma protein products. His area of expertise was management within the field of therapeutics; he was responsible for successful sales and marketing of the company’s products and services.

David Espinosa, Chairman of the Board
David's entrepreneurial spirit and strong leadership skills have enabled him to develop an outstanding business model that offers clients with bleeding disorders and other immune disorders a one stop shop for specialty medications, home care services, advocacy and education. Prior to taking his current role in 2000, David worked for Apex Therapeutic Care, a distributor of plasma derived product; Baxter Healthcare, a product manufacturer; and Caremark Therapeutic Services, a home care service provider. He also has 19 years of experience in materials management where he acquired extensive skills in inventory management.

Our NCHS team

Brandon Walend, Director

Diana Mumaw, Division Director

Carletha Gates, PhD, Regional Director

Louise Hardaway, Division Director

Mona Rogers, Division Director

Michelle Gilmore RN, MSN, NP, Regional Director

Patti Nieves-Chapman, Regional Director

Woodii Carr, Division Director

Andy Lawrence

Anna MacDonald, Division Director

Mimi Law, Division Director

Johanna Chappelle RN, BBA., Division Director

Toby Gallegos, Regional Director

Donna Gallegos, Assistant Regional Director

Donna Frixione, Division Director


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