Dr. Kay Taylor serves as the Executive and Medical Director for PINCC. She is a gynecologist who took early retirement from her practice at Kaiser Fremont in 2005 to address the problem of cervical cancer prevention in the developing world. Dr. Taylor returned to school after starting a family, was educated at UCLA and UC Davis Medical School, escorted to her graduation by her 2 teenaged sons. Always interested in women's access to care, she started a women's clinic in Sacramento, Womankind, during medical school, and volunteered at Lyon-Martin Clinic in San Francisco during her OB/GYN residency at Kaiser San Francisco. In May 2010, she received the UC Davis Medical School Alumni Transformational Leadership Award for her work in founding and developing PINCC (Prevention International: No Cervical Cancer). She is also a grandmother, amateur artist and birder.
Patricia Sax, Ph.D., LCSW, serves as PINCC's Development Director. Dr. Sax retired from her psychotherapy practice in San Francisco in 2001. She is a co-founder of PINCC and has travelled to Central America, Africa & India to register patients, clean instruments and hand out medications. She serves as the Development Director in a volunteer capacity.
Carol Cruickshank, CNM, Program Director, plans and organizes PINCC medical campaigns and works closely with PINCC volunteers.
Carol is a Certified Nurse-Midwife. She did her midwifery education at Columbia University in New York City. For thirty years she was in active practice as a midwife in New York, California, Nicaragua and Argentina. Most recently, before joining PINCC, she was founder and director of Paso a Paso, a program for Spanish-speaking pregnant women and their families, at St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka, California. She has two adult children and lives in San Francisco.
Gwen Johnson, Executive Assistant, provides administrative support for PINCC activities and coordinates PINCC’s special events. She served as the office manager for Red Cross, Oakland for 18 years. She also works with Head Start in Antioch and helps with health screenings in Oakland.
Tenay Woodard-Hernandez graduated from SFSU in Business Administration and Management, and joined the PINCC team in 2011. She now serves as PINCC’s Administrator and supports the PINCC team by assisting in administrative and financial structural planning, social and web media management, and other organizational task to aid our home office in Oakland.