Care Team Members

Center Director

There is nothing more important than ensuring our seniors are safe and cared for, specifically for those who no longer have a voice. PACE is such an incredible program, ensuring that healthcare and wellness is achievable for all seniors.

Kelly Keller became center director at the Pueblo PACE Center in 2015. Prior to joining InnovAge, Kelly worked extensively in assisted living facilities, focusing on areas including memory care, operations and training. Kelly volunteers with the Alzheimer’s Association and the Humane Society. She earned her bachelor’s degree in healthcare management and a master’s degree in health services administration from DeVry University.
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Regional Medical Officer – Central and Western Regions

My father always said, "It takes courage to age." I enjoy working with the interdisciplinary team at InnovAge, and courageous seniors, to keep our worlds large, and our time meaningful.

Dr. Strange earned her Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the St. Louis University School of Medicine, and is a diplomate with the American Board of Family Practice. A Colorado native, she has spent her career in private practice and residency faculty positions, teaching the next generation of family physicians in Pueblo. In 2015, the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors gave her the Bronze Program Director Award. Under her leadership, Southern Colorado Family Medicine in 2012 and 2015 received NCQA Level 3 recognition for providing patient-centered medical care. Dr. Strange’s husband is also a family practitioner and they have three children. She enjoys volunteering with her church, riding bicycles and hiking.
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Medical Director

Aging and illness sometimes make it hard to experience quality living. My goal is to help ease those difficulties so patients can enjoy life and participate in things that make them happy.

Dr. Litvak enjoys coming to work to learn from others, including patients, and is proud to be part of a medical team devoted to helping older adults. Following in her father’s footsteps, Dr. Litvak pursued a career as a physician. She earned her Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She has worked in hospitals and private practice, including St. Anthony Hospital Systems and their affiliated clinics. She is board certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Litvak grew up in Michigan and has lived in Colorado since 1968. She is happily married and has three sons. She enjoys many hobbies such as softball, gardening, bonsai, travel, reading and golf.
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Life is about working for the good of others to improve their quality of life, physically and spiritually.

Dr. Runck earned his doctor of science in general dentistry from the University of Missouri School of Dentistry. Prior to joining InnovAge, Dr. Runck served as a dentist in the Colorado Department of Corrections. He has also mentored students at Colorado University School of Dentistry. Dr. Runck enjoys volunteering for St. Michael Catholic Church and Maranatha Ministry.

Dr. Runck is married and has four grown children, seven grandchildren and a dog. He enjoys painting making model airplanes and boats, gardening, fishing, hunting, hiking, biking and scuba diving.
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Primary Care Doctor

We make a big difference in the lives of PACE participants. I enjoy working with the care team to help those we serve live with as much gusto and dignity as possible.

Dr. Salvatore has cared for seniors for nearly 30 years in private practice and with InnovAge. She enjoys helping aging adults achieve their goals and learning about their life experiences.
 
Board certified in Family Medicine, Dr. Salvatore recently scored so high on her recertification exam that she was asked to validate and improve next year’s exam. She received her Doctor of Medicine (MD) from New York Medical College and completed her residency in Family Practice at Dewitt Army Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
 
Dr. Salvatore enjoys hiking, kayaking and boating. She is on the board of The Arc of Pueblo, which advocates for individuals with developmental disabilities. She is married to an anesthesiologist and has three children.
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Primary Care Doctor

At the PACE program, we are successful in helping people live at home for as long as possible. I enjoy helping participants improve the quality and dignity of their lives.

For more than 30 years, Dr. Settipani has cared for patients in a variety of healthcare settings. He has a special interest in Pain Management and Hospice Care and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.
 
Dr. Settipani attended Northwestern University School of Medicine, where he received his Doctor of Medicine (MD). He completed postgraduate training at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia, and a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at The George Washington University Hospital, Washington D.C.
 
Dr. Settipani enjoys spending time with his three children, gardening and watching old movies. He grew up in Chicago and lived in Philadelphia.
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