KC is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 25 years of experience in healthcare. She mostly oversees the infusions during the week, along with Darlene. Her office dachshunds, Bongo and Dash join her in the clinic most days. They are very friendly, but don’t worry we lock them up if dogs aren’t your thing.
She is an Army Nurse veteran, a Mom and a popcorn lover. She has lived in Hawaii and Washington DC, but loves her hometown of Albuquerque.
Fun Fact: KC played on the All Army Volleyball Team.
Victoria Valdo is our friendly face at the front desk. She attended the Sherman Indian High School in Riverside California and then went on to Pima medical institute where she graduated with honors and perfect attendance. Victora is extremely organized which helps in raising her dinosaur loving three-year-old. In her free time, she loves to do make up and recreate looks, with her favorite makeup line, Jeffery Star Cosmetics.
Sasha is a New Mexico native that loves the outdoors, if she’s not at work you can usually find her on a hiking trail with her dog Square. After a car accident in 2012, she found integrative medicine to treat herself, and never looked back. She loves organization and meeting new people.
Her hobbies include sleeping under the stars and tending to her yard.
Fun Fact: Sasha and her partner are building a drift car with an ’86 BMW and love spending time with friends, on the west mesa, at Sandia Speedway.
Norma grew up in southern California but spent a lot of time in New Mexico. Norma plays volleyball and is also a dog walker, but gets to go home to her dog Rocky. Norma is going to school to be a social worker and has medical experience from the Career Enrichment Center and helps take care of her stepbrother with special needs.
Jaime was born and raised in Albuquerque! A graduate of Valley High School, graduated with honors in the Valley Academy. Nursing was Jaime’s second career, she spent 11 years in the dental field, before finding her true calling! Jaime obtained her Associates Degree in Nursing from Carrington College in 2012, her Bachelor Degree in Nursing in 2014, and Master Degree in Nursing in 2019 both from Chamberlain College of Nursing.
As a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner, Jaime practiced in Neonatal Intensive Care, Hospice, Palliative Care, Population Health, Transition of Care, Post-Acute and Longterm Primary and Urgent Care. Jaime has experience caring for premature and sick newborns, children, adults, and the elderly.
Jaime enjoys sharing her love of quality, exceptional patient care with nursing students. She volunteers her time as a guest lecturer for LPN students at the Career Enrichment Center with Albuquerque Public Schools. In her free time, Jaime enjoys fishing, camping, and boating with her family.
She has been married to her husband since 2005, together they have two amazing daughters, two Miniature Schnauzer’s, and one Sphinx Cat.
Fun fact: Jaime’s grandfather was a Family Physician, Mother is a Registered Nurse, and two of her three brothers are also Nurse Practitioners.
Darlene joined Well Life ABQ in 2019. She manages most of the infusions and juggles many other responsibilities in both the Infusion Clinic and Well Life ABQ. As a former Labor and Delivery nurse, she has a lot of experience with venous access. You are literally in good hands!
She is a California native and moved to Albuquerque with her husband, John in 2006. Together, they have two children ages 11 and 9.
When she is not working or managing the family’s busy schedule, she loves hiking, painting and watching movies. She also loves trying new foods…so make sure to tell her about your favorite new restaurant.