Health Center Staff

Barbara Gilman | NP (Nurse Practitioner)

Barbara Gilman Barbara is a nationally certified Family Nurse Practitioner.  She graduated from Fresno State in 1995 with her bachelor’s degree in Nursing, and then completed her master’s degree at Fresno State as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2007.  Barbara has experience in Primary Care and Women’s Health.  As an RN, Barbara worked in Labor and Delivery at St. Agnes.  For the last 10 years she has been a Nurse Practitioner at Dr. Swanson’s office doing women’s health, obstetrics and infertility. 

Barbara and her husband have 3 grown children and 1 grandson.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading, volunteering at her church and traveling.

Erika Castellanos | Phlebotomist/CMA

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Erika is experienced in hospital and clinical settings. Patient care is her number one goal in order to one day become a well-rounded Nurse Practitioner. She enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with her fur baby during her time off.

Jasper Basit, M.D. | Medical Director

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Dr Jasper Basit is a board certified family medicine physician with 7 years of experience. He is originally from Toronto, Canada and graduated magna cum laude from Burman University in Lacombe, Alberta, Canada with a bachelors of science in biology. He earned his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California and completed residency at the Loma Linda family medicine residency rural track in Hanford, California where he served as co-chief resident.

Dr. Basit takes a whole person approach to addressing patients health concerns and ensuring their wellness. He is a firm believer in preventive care and patient engagement to avoid otherwise preventable chronic illnesses. He is currently in a private practice in Hanford, California and recently joined staff at the Clovis unified school district employee health center.

In his spare time, Dr. Basit enjoys spending time with his wife, Francine, and their one year old daughter Faye. He enjoys swimming, biking and running and has participated in several obstacle course races in previous years. He also enjoys music and plays an active role in his local church, having participated in mission trips that have taken him to the Philippines, Guam, and Honduras.

Lawrence Montoya | MA (Medical Assistant)

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My name is Lawrence and I have worked as a Medical Assistant for almost 10 years. In my free time, I like catching some live music or hitting the trail with friends. I am a people person and coffee lover. Also, I am not one to turn down a good taco!

Leticia Marquez | MA (Medical Assistant) / Phlebotomist

Leticia Marquez
Leticia has worked in the medical field for over seven years. She started as a Certified Nurse Assistant.  Leticia then continued her education as a Medical Assistant and a Certified Phlebotomist. In her spare time she enjoys photography, spending time with family and friends, traveling and trying new things.

Mariana Castaneda | Clinical Operations Coordinator

M. Castaneda

Mariana is a Licensed Vocational Nurse that worked her way up to the Fresno area from San Diego. She has been in the health care field for over 18 years. She started as a front office receptionist and worked her way up as a medical assistant. She then perused her LVN and for the past few years has learned tremendously through leadership roles as a supervisor with previous employers. Mariana and her husband have three beautiful older children and a Yorkie pup, which keeps her busy. In her spare time, she enjoys painting and outdoor scenery. 


Mat Barnett | FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner)

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Mat received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from California State University Fresno in 1993 where he was an honorary member of Sigma Theta Tau.  He received his Master of Science in Nursing from California State University Dominguez Hills in 2000.  He has been a certified Family Nurse Practitioner since 2001.  Mat’s experiences have been in the areas of orthopedic, emergency, internal and cardiac medicine.  His interests are exercising, roller coasters, automobile racing, the beach, camping and spending time with his family.

Odalys Sanchez | MA (Medical Assistant)

O. Sanchez

Odalys became a Medical Assistant in 2019 and enjoys patient interaction and using her customer service skills she obtained in previous sale positions. She is excited about joining the miCare team and helping the CUSD families with their medical needs.  

Paola Carrasco | MA (Medical Assistant)

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Paola Carrasco has been a MA for almost 3 years. She was born and raised in Reedley, California and graduated from Reedley High School in 2014. She will soon to graduate from Reedley College and has a long term goal is to transfer to an university and get her masters in psychology. She loves to spend her free time outdoors, playing sports and going on hikes. Her favorite hobby is reading, especially suspense stories.

Shawn Luna | PA (Physicians Assistant)

S. Luna
A native of California, BS from CSU Fresno, Kinesiology, San Joaquin Valley College Physician Assistant program completed in 2014.  Extensive experience in General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Ob/Gynecology, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.  I am very active outdoors or you can find me in my shop working on a project. I am also a strong advocate for personal fitness, nutrition, and mental wellness. 

Taya Spencer | Clinical Receptionist

T. Spencer
Taya is currently attending Clovis Community College to receive her Associate's Diploma.  She plans to transfer to a university to receive a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing after community college.  Taya enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and new boxer puppy.  She has a heart for helping people and is eager to become a nurse in the near future. Taya also lover to exercise and travel!

Todd Ragar | M.D., miCare Regional Medical Director

Todd Ragar
As medical director of miCare, Dr. Todd Ragar has over 17 years of practice as a family medicine physician, practicing in Billings from 2000 to 2011, after which he spent two years overseas. A native of Glendive, Montana, he is a graduate of the University of Montana and the University of Washington School of Medicine. “Working as a primary care physician not only is my field of medical expertise, but it is where miCare makes the greatest impact on the health and wellbeing of our patients,” said Dr. Ragar. He cites primary-care services as the area where miCare excels, in addition to “a tradition of cost-effective and personalized medical services.”

Yesenia Vejaar | MA (Medical Assistant)

Y. Vejaar
Yesenia has been a medical assistant for over 18 years. She joined the miCare team in July and is happy to be a part of a great team. She enjoys spending time with family doing outdoor activities and watching sports.  

Daniel Velasquez | MA (Medical Assistant)

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Daniel Velasquez is a former combat medic with four years of active duty. He was responsible for the medical readiness of 130 paratrooper and was stationed at Fort Bragg, NC before joining the civilian sector in June 2023. He holds EMT and BLS certifications. He is the oldest of three children and enjoys fishing playing video games and fixing things around the hours. He has a passion for helping people and is excited about continuing his career in the medical field.

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