Dr. Kay Taylor serves as the Executive 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.
Ginger Ruddy is a family physician who completed her medical training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX and her residency training at Swedish Family Medicine in Seattle, WA. Her interests in education and public health led her to complete a fellowship at Georgetown and then a Masters in Public Health at the University of Washington with concentrations in global health and maternal and child health. She has always chosen to work with marginalized populations, caring for newly immigrated and migrant farm worker families in the US, working with midwives in Guatemala and Uganda, then joining PINCC as a volunteer and now Chief Medical Director. She is an avid hiker, crafter and reader.
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.
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.
Adrieanna Williams has been with PINCC since 2010. She has always been interested in volunteering, beginning at the Oakland Red Cross Office where she assisted with youth camps and daily activities. Before being hired at PINCC she was a volunteer for four years and assisted with PINCC walkathons and various fundraising events. She is a recent graduate of California State University Northridge where she earned a degree in Sociology.