Advisory Bodies

The Advisory Board

Curtis D. Robinson, Co-Founder & Advisory Board Chairman 

Christopher M. Dadlez, FACHE, President & CEO, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center 

Richard Blackmore, Former NFL Star and Super Bowl Champion 

L.D. Britt, MD, Brickhouse Professor & Chairman, Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School 

Ben Carson, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital 

Adrienne W. Cochrane, JD, President & CEO, Urban League of Greater Hartford 

Clifton Davis, Actor, Singer and Song Writer 

Dr. Barbara W. DeBaptiste, President Emeritus, National Coalition of 100 Black Women 

Joxel Garcia, MD, MBA, Former Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services President George W. Bush 

Richard Graziano, Publisher, The Hartford Courant, & General Manager, FOXCT 

Lonnie L. Johnson, Esq., Senior Director, Federal Relations, Exxon Mobil Corporation 

Cato T. Laurencin, MD, PhD, CEO, Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science Director, Institute for Regenerative Engineering 

Deacon Arthur Miller, President, National Association of Black Catholic Administrators, Archdiocesan Center at St. Thomas Seminary

Gilbert L. Rochon, PhD, MPH, President, Tuskegee University 

Ret. Gen. John M. Watkins, President, Watkins Consultants 

The Community Advisory Committee

Renee Coleman- Mitchell, M.P.H.
State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health
Section Chief, Health Education, Management, and Surveillance Section
Renee.coleman-mitchell@ct.gov
www.ct.gov/dph 

Yvonne R. Davis, M.S., M.A.
DAVISCommunications
President & CEO
860-796-2842 Cellular
860-688-2678 Office
Yvonne@davisworldtraining.com
www.davisworldtraining.com 

Pastor, Thelma Gilbert
Pastoral Resource Ministries, Inc.
CEO & Founder, Pastor
860-243-2168
prm@snet.net 

Pastor, David Hendricks
Bethel AME Mission
Pastor/Counselor Men's Ministry
Dgeorge99@gmail.com 

Brad Howard, Jr.
Director of Outreach
Charter Oak Health Center
860-550-7500 Ext.6221 Office
bhoward@thecharteroak.org
www.thecharteroak.org 

Roy Kellerman, MD
701 Cottage Grove Road, Suite A-110
Bloomfield, Ct 06002
860-243-5569 Office

Marcus McKinney D.Min, L.P.C.
Director of Pastoral Counseling and Community Outreach
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
860-714-4183 Office
860-714-8004 Fax
mmckinne@stfranciscare.org
www.pastoralcounselingtraining.org 

Curtis D. Robinson
President and CEO, C&R Development Co.
Member Board of Directors, Saint Francis Hospital