About Us

About Us

NEW Health Programs Association is a not for profit, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that has proudly served the Eastern Washington Tri-County area since 1978. We believe that all people deserve access to healthcare regardless of their financial means or personal situation, and we pride ourselves on treating everyone with respect, integrity, and compassion within our patient centered medical home.


NEW Health Programs Association is committed to ensuring that a comprehensive range of high quality care is available to best meet the health care needs of the people residing in our service area.


Desiree Sweeney

Chief Executive Officer

Bill Schanzenbach

Chief Finance Officer

Vickie Nussbaum

Clinical Operations Director/
Human Resources Director

Maja Zugec MD

Medical Director

Todd Garcia, DDS

Dental Director