Clinical Team


Brenda • Clinical Supervisor

Brenda has been employed by Aquino Pediatrics since March 2011. Currently, she is our Clinical Supervisor and Synagis Coordinator and has been a LPN since 2009. She is a Clarksville High and Austin Peay State University graduate and is the proud daughter of a retired U.S. Army Special Forces Soldier and Nurse, sister to an U.S. Air Force Airman. She is BLS, PALS, and SIDS Risk Reduction certified. She resides in Clarksville with her husband Jeff and their dog Franklin and is involved with AAwaken Church Kids Ministry. Brenda enjoys working out, running, fashion, Pinterest crafting, traveling to her favorite vacation spot in Hawaii, and is a supporter of the Rossview Hawks Wrestling Team.


Cynthia • Certified Medical Assistant

Cynthia has been working in healthcare for 15 years. As a Certified Medical Assistant, she has worked in cardiology, prison health, cardiac monitoring and now pediatrics. She recently moved to Clarksville from New Jersey with her husband Joseph and two children. She has one dog, two guinea pigs and a hamster. She enjoys spending lots of time with her family and loves to cook and bake. She is looking forward to meeting all of the patients and their families at Aquino Pediatrics.

marieMarie • LPN

Marie began with Aquino Pediatrics in June 2014. She is excited to begin her nursing career with Aquino Pediatrics. Marie is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii. Clarksville, TN is Marie’s second duty station with her husband, Ricky, who is in the military. They have two dogs and a cat named: Stone, Chiquita and Meow Meow. Marie enjoys being outdoors and going on adventures. She is certified in CPR and BLS. She would like to go back to school to get her RN license.

gimmenaGimmena • Certified Medical Assistant

Gimmena is a Certified Medical Assistant and is originally from San Diego, CA and has resided in Tennessee for the past 3 years. She is Bilingual and has just recently moved to the Clarksville area in June of 2014 coming from a pediatric office in Nashville. She has been in the medical field since 2006 and is currently in Nashville State Community College to further her education and to become a Registered Nurse. She is currently engaged to a Clarksville Police officer and expecting her third child. She enjoys quiet weekends watching movies at home with her family. She has worked in pediatrics for the past 4 years and has finally found her passion.

lazoraLezora • Medical Assistant

Lezora has been employed as a Medical Assistant with Aquino Pediatrics since November 2015. She graduated from High Tech Institute in 2004. She has been a MA for over 10 years. She has prior experience from other clinics in the area and is thrilled to work with pediatric patients. She is CPR certified and loves to give quality care to her patients. She enjoys reading and spending time with her beautiful girls Zoe and Nautica. She is an advocate for Down Syndrome Awareness. She loves to watch and catch Butterflies. She resides in Clarksville with her girls and has been in the Clarksville area for 16 years.