Senior Leadership

Aurelio Gooden

Mr. Aurelio Gooden is a seasoned Human Resources Professional with over 27 years of Human Resources and Legal experience.

Prior to joining The Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center, Inc. team in October 2016 as Director of Human Resources, Mr. Gooden held the position of Deputy Director of Human Resources Administration for The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) with a workforce of 12,000. There, he oversaw and managed talent acquisition, employment processing, compensation and benefits, records management, employee relations and retention, EEO compliance and labor relations.

As Director of Human Resources at The Postgraduate Center for Mental Health, Inc. and Steinway Child and Family Services, Inc., he successfully transformed and managed the agency’s Human Resources operations for over fifteen years. He also managed a criminal defense law firm (The Bronx Defenders), serving as its Office Manager where he helped this start-up firm develop a thorough understanding of office administration.

Mr. Gooden has been a great addition and leading force to JPA’s Human Resources Department. He and his team have made positive changes that have dramatically transformed the Addabbo organization.

Mr. Gooden holds a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from Mount Saint Mary College. He is a candidate for a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Mercy College and a Master of Arts in Organizational Management from Ashford University.

He is married with three sons and is involved in his local community and his church.

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To: All Addabbo Patients at Site 7
105-34 Rockaway Blvd., Ozone Park

Please be advised that Site 7 - located at 105-34 Rockaway Blvd., in Ozone Park - will be closed for the next few months. No patients will be seen at that location until further notice.

We encourage you to still see your provider through our Televisit Appointments or make an in-person appointment at our office located at 118-11 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., or our office located at 114-29 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica.

Just call 718-945-7150 to make your appointment or Request an Appointment on our website at