NCCHC Committee Members

NCCHC Committee Members

Our work would not be possible without the contributions of the many volunteers who support NCCHC's work and mission. Members are appointed annually by the Chair of the NCCHC Board of Representatives.

Accreditation and Standards Committee

Jeffrey Alvarez, MD, CCHP-P, CCHP-A, Mesa County Detention Facility
Oscar Aviles, CCE, CJM, CCHP, County of Hudson (vice chair)
Nancy Booth, RN, MSN, CCHP-RN
Janice Hill, RN, MPH, CCHP-RN, CCHP-A, Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Marci Mackenzie, PhD, LCSW, CCHP
Peter Ober, JD, PA-C, CCHP, Rappahannock Creative Health
Joseph Penn, MD, CCHP-MH, University of Texas Medical Branch Correctional Managed Care
Grant Phillips, MD, CCHP, Arizona Department of Corrections
Jayne Russell, MEd, CCHP-A, JR Russell & Associates LLC (chair)
Jim Voisard, BS, CCHP-A, Correctional Healthcare Consulting, LLC

Finance Committee

Sheriff Heath Taylor
Joseph Penn, MD, CCHP-MH
Nancy White, LPC, MA, NCC (chair)
Oscar Aviles, CCE, CJM, CCHP
Samuel Soltis, PhD, FACHE, MHA, CCHP
Sylvie Stacy, MD, MPH, CCHP

Education Committee

Joel Andrade, PhD, LICSW, CCHP-MH, Centurion Health
Sharen Barboza, PhD, CCHP-MH, Barboza Consulting, LLC
Patricia Blair, PhD, JD, CCHP-RN, CCHP-A, American Bar Association
Eileen Couture, DO, RN, CCHP-P, South Suburban Council for Alcohol & Substance Abuse
Keith Ivens, MD, FACCP, Torrance County Detention Facility
Michael Johnson, DDS, MPH, Federal Bureau of Prisons
Newton Kendig, MD, American College of Physicians
John Miles, MPA, Journal of Correctional Health Care                 
Debra Pinals, MD, University of Michigan
Tami Rodriguez, PharmD, American Pharmacists Association
Lori Roscoe, PhD, APRN, DNP, CCHP-RN, Correctional HealthCare Consultants
Samuel Soltis, PhD, FACHE, MHA, CCHP, American College of Healthcare Executives
Sylvie Stacy, MD, MPH, CCHP-P, Corizon Health (vice chair)
Nancy White, LPC, MA, NCC, Truman Medical Center Behavioral Health (chair)

Juvenile Health Committee

Elizabeth Barnert, MD, MPH, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine
Paula Braverman, MD, Baystate Children’s Hospital
Jennifer Clifton, DNP, FNP-BC, CCHP-A, University of Utah (vice chair)
Steve Linn, RN, MSN, CCHP, Wisconsin Department of Corrections
Elizabeth Lowenhaupt, MD, FAAP, CCHP, Brown University Warren Alpert School of Medicine (chair)
Josie Mabalay, BSC, MA, CCHP-A, Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center
Robert Morris, MD, CCHP-P, UCLA Department of Pediatrics, CHC General Pediatrics
Joseph Penn, MD, CCHP-MH, University of Texas Medical Branch Correctional Managed Care
Christopher Rodgers, MBA, MPA, Douglas County Board of Commissioners
Michelle Staples-Horne, MD, MPH, MS, CCHP, GA Dept of Juvenile Justice
Barbara Wakeen, RDN, MA, LD, CCHP, Correctional Nutrition Consultants, Ltd

Nurse Advisory Council

Patricia Blair, PhD, JD, CCHP-RN, CCHP-A, American Bar Association
Renee Dahring, MSN, NP, FAANP, CCHP, Centurion Health
Brenda Fields, RN, RHIA, PMH-BC, CCHP, Centurion Health
JoRene Kerns, RN, BSN, CCHP-RN, NONE/UNKNOWN
Christine Martinelli, LPN, CCHP, CFG Health Systems LLC
Mary Muse, RN, MSN, CCHP-RN, CCHP-A, Wisconsin Department of Corrections
Rebecca Pinney, RN, MSN, CCHP-RN, CCHP-A, Pinney Consulting Company
Denise Rahaman, RN, MBA, CCHP-RN, CCHP-A, CFG Health Systems LLC
Lori Roscoe, PhD, APRN, DNP, CCHP-RN, Correctional HealthCare Consultants (Accredited Provider Program Director)
Deborah Shelton, PhD, RN-C, CCHP, Shelton Consulting Services, LLC
Nancy Smith, RN, MSN, CCHP-RN, Academy of Correctional Health Professionals
Nicole Walker, RN, MSN, CCHP, Taycheedah Correctional Institution

Policy and Research Committee

Oscar Aviles, CCE, CJM, CCHP, County of Hudson
Patricia Blair, PhD, JD, CCHP-RN, CCHP-A, American Bar Association
Kevin Fiscella, MD, MPH, CCHP, University of Rochester
Dionne Hart, MD, American Medical Association
Alison Jordan, LCSW, MSW, CCHP, ACOJA Consulting LLC
Newton Kendig, MD, American College of Physicians
Pauline Marcussen, RHIA, DHA, CCHP, Rhode Island Department of Corrections
Mary Muse, RN, MSN, CCHP-RN, CCHP-A, Wisconsin Department of Corrections
Debra Pinals, MD, University of Michigan
Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD, CCHP, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Wendi Willis El-Amin, MD, Southern Illinois University

Young Professionals Committee

Joel Andrade, PhD, LICSW, CCHP-MH, Centurion Health
Lalita Bhandari, RN, MSN, CCHP
Eileen Couture, DO, RN, CCHP-P, South Suburban Council for Alcohol & Substance Abuse
Sarah Field, RN, MSN, CCHP-RN, Snake River Correctional Institution
Mark Fleming, PhD, CCHP-MH, Universal Health Services
Newton Kendig, MD, American College of Physicians
Pamela Mangine, RN, BSN, PHN, CCHP-RN, Hennepin Healthcare HCMC
Leonora Muhammad, APRN, DNP, CCHP, Corizon Health
Samuel Soltis, PhD, FACHE, MHA, CCHP, South Carolina Department of Corrections
Heath Taylor, Russell County Sheriff’s Office 
Barbara Wakeen, RDN, MA, LD, CCHP, Correctional Nutrition Consultants, Ltd
Jessica Young, JD, CCHP-A, Advanced Correctional Healthcare