About GBAHE

 

GUAM BOARD OF ALLIED HEALTH EXAMINERS

 

The primary purpose of Allied Health Practice Act is “to protect the public against unprofessional, improper, incompetent, unlawful, fraudulent or deceptive practices by persons who practice the healing art. This Act, therefore, shall provide for the proper guidelines, such as education requirements, continuing education requirements, licensing and renewal procedures, professional conduct, and any other matter, which the Board deems appropriate in serving the interests of the community. The primary purpose of this Act is to protect the public against unprofessional, improper, incompetent, unlawful, fraudulent, or deceptive practices by persons who practice the healing art. This Act, therefore, shall provide for the proper guidelines, such as education requirements, continuing education requirements, licensing and renewal procedures, professional conduct and any other matter, which the Board deems appropriate in serving the interests of the community.” 10 GCA § 12801.

The GBAHE is guided by Title 10 Chapter 12 Article 8  and the following articles 10 GCA Ch. 12 in the licensure, regulation, and discipline of the following professions:

  • Article 9. Acupuncture.
  • Article 10. Audiology.
  • Article 11. Chiropractic.
  • Article 12. Clinical Psychology.
  • Article 13.
    • Licensed Professional Counselor,
    • Licensed Mental Health Counselor,
    • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Articles 7 and 14. Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapist Assistants.
  • Article 15. Physical Therapy.
  • Article 16. Physician Assistant.
  • Article 17. Podiatric Medicine.
  • Article 18. Speech Language Pathology.
  • Article 19. Veterinary Medicine.
  • Article 20. Respiratory Therapy.
  • Article 21. Nutritionist/Clinical Dietitian.
  • Article 22. Nursing Home Administrator.
 



Allied Professionals:
  1. Acupuncturist
  2. Audiologist
  3. Chiropractor
  4. Clinical Psychologist
  5. Licensed Professional Counselor
  6. Licensed Marriage Family Therapist
  7. Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  8. Nutritionist/Clinical Dietician
  9. Nursing Home Administrator
  10. Occupational Therapist
  11. Physical Therapist
  12. Physical Therapist Assistant
  13. Physician Assistant
  14. Podiatrist
  15. Registered Respiratory Therapist
  16. Certified Respiratory Therapist
  17. Speech Language Pathologist
  18. Speech Language Pathology Assistant
  19. Veterinarian


GBAHE Board Members

Dr. Mamie Balajadia
Clinical Psychologist, Chairperson
gbahechair2020@yahoo.com

Vincent Pereda
Licensed Professional Counselor, Vice Chairperson
vpereda47@guam.net

Nadine Cepeda
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Marriage and Family Therapist, Secretary

ntcepeda@gdoe.net

Catherine San Nicolas
Nutritionist/Clinical Dietitian, Treasurer
catherine.sannicolas@grmc.gu

Sibyl Crisostomo
Speech Language Pathologist, Member
Sibyl.Crisostomo@grmc.gu

Dr. Richard Chong
Acupuncturist, Member
dr.richardchong@hotmail.com

Dr. Dennis Triolo
Audiologist, Member
aahearing@kuentos.guam.net

Dr. Gregory Miller
Chiropractor, Member
gmdcguam@yahoo.com

Dr. Ryan Claros
Physical Therapist, Member
yanclaros@gmail.com

Raymond Tajalle
Physician Assistant, Member
rctajalle@yahoo.com

Alesia Ogo
Occupational Therapist, Member
alesia.ogo@gmha.org

Gregory Cruz
Respiratory Therapist, Member
greg.cruz@grmc.gu

Dr. Paul Pomes
Veterinarian, Member
dr.pomes@furryfriendsvet.com