CEI Eastmont PACE Center

Contact Details


7200 Bancroft Avenue, Suite 275
Oakland, CA 94605
Toll Free: (844) 319-1150
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Mon-Fri)
Email: info@cei.elders.org

Eastmont PACE Center

CEI’s Eastmont PACE Center, located on the upper level of the Eastmont Mall complex in East Oakland, opened in Summer 2001. The PACE serves Alameda County residents of Hayward, East Oakland, San Leandro, Castro Valley, San Lorenzo, and neighboring communities.

Deborah Schwark, RD, Interim Center Director

Deborah Schwark, Acting Center Director Deborah Schwark has been with CEI since April 2008 after relocating to California from Wisconsin. She started as a contracted Registered Dietitian at Josie Barrow Center and Eastmont Center, both located in Eastmont Town Center. In late 2014, Deb joined the CEI team as an employee. She worked as the dietitian for both centers until late 2016, when she was promoted to Associate Center Director. Deb is currently working as interim center director for the Eastmont Center.

Dr. Kerri Masutto, Primary Care Physician

Dr. Kerri Masutto, ETC, PCPKerri Masutto, MD, leads the inter-disciplinary team and provides primary medical care for participants at CEI’s Eastmont Center. During her Internal Medicine residency training she took a special interest in geriatrics, palliative care, hospice medicine, and diabetes weight management in seniors. Dr. Masutto has worked as a Primary Care Physician and is experienced and interested in the comprehensive care of elderly individuals in outpatient and interdisciplinary settings. She performed extensive in-home evaluations of elderly Medicare patients with complex medical problems. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and her B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Kathi Ruel, Primary Care Provider

Kathi Ruel, Nurse PractitionerKathi Ruel provides primary medical care at Eastmont Center. Before joining CEI in 2006, Kathi worked at Highland Hospital for 24 years, 13 years in Recovery Room and 11 years as manager of Employee Health. She was also a house supervisor at John George Psychiatric Pavilion and Fairmont Hospital. At CEI, she has served on the Policies and Procedures and Infection Control Committees, and helped introduce and implement the POLST form for advance care planning. She received her master’s degree from the University of California, San Francisco, and is board certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner.

Jennifer Low, Primary Care Provider

Jennifer Low, NP, ETC and SPJennifer Low is a board-certified Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner providing primary care at the Eastmont and San Pablo clinics since 2016. She earned her master’s degree in nursing at the University of California, San Francisco, and her bachelor of science degree in nursing at Columbia University. She spent three years working as a medical/surgical nurse at NYU Langone Medical Center and Mills-Peninsula Hospital. She belongs to the California Association of Nurse Practitioners and the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses.

CEI provides care to older adults who live in the following East Bay zip codes:

94501  City Of Alameda
94502  City Of Alameda
94530  El Cerrito
94540  Hayward (Airport)
94541  Hayward (North)
94542  Hayward (South)
94544  Hayward (South)
94545  Hayward (South)
94546  Hayward (Castro Valley)
94552  Hayward (Castro Valley)
94577  San Leandro (Marina/DT)
94578  San Leandro (Chabot)
94579  San Leandro (South)
94580  San Lorenzo

94601  Fruitvale, Seminary
94602  Dimond
94603  Elmhurst
94605  Seminary
94606  San Antonio
94607  West Oakland
94608  Emeryville
94609  Temescal
94610  Lake Merritt, Trestle Glen
94611  Piedmont, Montclair, Downtown
94612  Downtown
94618  Rockridge
94619  Millmont
94621  Eastmont

94702  Southwest Berkeley
94703  Southwest Berkeley
94704  East Berkeley
94705  Upper Ashby
94706  Albany
94707  Albany, Berkeley
94708  North Berkeley, Kensington
94709  Grizzly Peak
94710  West Berkeley
94801  Richmond
94803  Richmond, El Sobrante
94804  Richmond
94805  Richmond, San Pablo
94806  Richmond