Founders Board


Jennifer Hoock MD MPH

Director of Development

Dr. Hoock is a graduate of Duke University Medical School and completed her MPH at the University of Washington. She has devoted her career to teaching Family Medicine residents and faculty, and is currently in charge of the Community Medicine training at Kaiser Family Medicine Residency program in Seattle WA. She is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Washington. As a cofounder of Guatemala Village Health, she is passionate about improving health in rural villagesand developing an educational model for primary care medical training in Guatemala.


Teresa Wallace MD

Board Member

Dr. Wallace is a graduate of New York Medical College. She has spent most of her career teaching residents in Family Medicine and is currently the Associate Director at Valley Family Medicine Residency Program in Renton WA. She holds an appointment as Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Washington where she completed her undergraduate degree. She has a strong interest in global health both overseas and in our own backyard.


Sean Murphy

IT Manager

Sean Murphy has 10 years of Engineering Management experience at Boeing, where he is currently Chief Engineer for development of a airborne electronics software project. Sean has a degree in Electrical Engineering.

Sean served on the board as Treasurer or Co-Treasurer for 4 years, and has past 6 years of board experience on several homeowners associations boards. His last board experience was for several years as president for a 260 acre housing development.

Sean manages the organizations electronic resources, including the WordPress Website, CiviCRM contact management system, OpenEMR Electronic Medical Record, with redundant mobile EMR servers in Guatemala, and Dropbox administration.


Alice Lobenstein

Alice Lobenstein received her RN degree from the University of Colorado and MSN from the University of Washington. She most recently was an Assistant Nursing Superivisor with Public Health’s medical services for the King County jail system. She has travelled to Guatemala several times and served as resource coordinator.