Our January Guests

January 30, 2022

Caring For Our Parents & The Secret to Aging Well
(Part 2)

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Evelyn Ivy W. Mwangi, MBChB, MPH, FACP, CMD

Geriatric Hospitalist
Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland

Dr Mwangi is a geriatric hospitalist at the Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland.  She is board certified in internal medicine and geriatrics. Her clinical focus is the care of hospitalized older adults with special interests in the implementation of the principles of Age  Friendly Care. Her other clinical interests include hospice and palliative care, and she has served  as an in-patient physician supervisor for palliative care advanced practice providers. She is also  a clinical assistant professor, Department of Medicine, GWU School of Medicine and Health  Sciences in Washington D.C. in which role she enjoys teaching and mentoring medical students  and internal medicine residents.  

 

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Terri Stepter

Corporate Procurement Senior Consultant
GuideWell/Florida Blue

Terri Stepter is a results-oriented Corporate Procurement Senior Consultant with GuideWell/Florida Blue with a record of success in Strategic Sales, Business Operations and Health Payor Administration.  Terri leads various teams of professionals to maximize levels of productivity using industry strategic planning, financial analytics, and thought leadership to achieve annual operational and financial goals.

 

Terri is an active board member of Hopewell Church, The Literacy Alliance, and The National Housing Community Development Organization.  She is committed to enriching, sustaining, and ensuring economic and cultural survival of communities through the inclusion of diverse people, ideas, and perspectives.  

 

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Jaelyn Stepter

Fifth-Year Pharmacy Student
Xavier University, New Orleans

Jaelyn Stepter is a fifth year pharmacy student at Xavier University in New Orleans where she has held many positions and leadership roles.

She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

Inducted into the Rho Chi  Honor Society for Pharmaceuticals

 

January 16, 2022

Caring For Our Parents & The Secret to Aging Well
(Part 1)

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Evelyn Ivy W. Mwangi, MBChB, MPH, FACP, CMD

Geriatric Hospitalist
Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland

Dr Mwangi is a geriatric hospitalist at the Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland.  She is board certified in internal medicine and geriatrics. Her clinical focus is the care of hospitalized older adults with special interests in the implementation of the principles of Age  Friendly Care. Her other clinical interests include hospice and palliative care, and she has served  as an in-patient physician supervisor for palliative care advanced practice providers. She is also  a clinical assistant professor, Department of Medicine, GWU School of Medicine and Health  Sciences in Washington D.C. in which role she enjoys teaching and mentoring medical students  and internal medicine residents.  

 

January 2, 2022

2021 A Year in Review... Here’s to the New Year: Navigating, Living & Conquering COVID in 2022!

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Kim Barbel Johnson, D.O. MPA

Family Medicine Senior Physician, Investigator, and Medical Director 
​Care Partners Clinical Research

Dr. Kim Barbel Johnson is a Mayo Clinic Jacksonville residency trained Family Physician. She has served in various leadership roles in community organization and academic medicine over the past 25 years of her Medical career. She  currently serves as the Senior Physician Investigator and Medical Trials Director for Clinical at CARE PARTERS CLINICAL RESEARCH, a division of Family Care Partners. She has been the Principal Investigator for more than 70 Clinical trials, including vaccine trials. She has been a consultant to the Bio Pharma industry on matters of  Sickle Cell Disease and Chronic Kidney Disease education, Diversity in Clinical Trials and Community engagement. She currently leads the occupational health and COVID-19 workplace exposure risk mitigation efforts for nearly 300 employees at Family Care Partners.  

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Kelli Tice Wells, M.D.

Speaker, Nonprofit and Health Executive

Kelli Tice Wells, MD, is a family physician with a background in public health who serves as Florida Blue’s Senior Medical Director for Medical Affairs. In this role, Dr. Tice Wells oversees the company’s health equity strategy and has responsibilities in the areas of corporate social responsibility and public health surveillance. In addition, Dr. Tice Wells is the clinical lead for Florida Blue’s COVID-19 response. Early in her medical training, Dr. Tice Wells became interested in addressing health disparities and delivering culturally competent care.  Dr. Wells taught cultural competency for physicians, and incorporated evidence-based techniques to promote health equity into primary care practice in both private and public clinical settings.  

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Cheryl Holder, M.D.

Interim Associate Dean
Diversity, Inclusivity, and Community Initiatives
Associate Professor

Cheryl L. Holder is board certified in Internal Medicine and has dedicated her medical career to serving underserved populations. She began her career in 1987 as a National Health Service Corp Scholar working with medically underserved communities in Miami Dade County, Florida. Under the tutelage of Lynn Carmichael, MD, known as the "father of Family Medicine," Holder supervised University of Miami Family Medicine Residents during their internal Medicine rotation at Jackson Memorial Hospital. From 1990 to 2009, Holder served as Medical Director for Jackson Health System's North Dade Health Center. Her focus is on teaching medical students about working in underserved communities and promoting diversity in the health professions through pipeline programs. Holder is Director for the “Period One Primary Care Preceptorship”