BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Abdul Saied Calvino, MD
Surgical Oncologist, Roger Williams Medical Center
Dr. Calvino wishes to bring a clinical perspective to the efforts of the partnership to improve cancer care in RI.
Dana D'Alessandro Haseotes, MSW, LICSW, MPH, CST
Clinical Social Worker, Women & Infants Hospital, Program in Women's Oncology
Dana was asked to join the Board following her panel discussion during our 2019 Cancer Summit. She has a long history within survivorship and coordinates with Women & Infants' Breast Health Center.
Courtney Taylor Jusino, DNP, APRN-CNP, CCRN
Family Nurse Practitioner, Women & Infants Hospital
Courtney is new to the Board, but holds previous involvement with the Partnership through our Skin Checks and prevention work groups. She loves to educate on public health issues alongside advocating and empowering the community.
Stage III Ovarian Cancer Survivor
Tracey, as a cancer survivor herself, is passionate about helping the efforts to reduce cancer in Rhode Island. She is a sales and marketing professional who is currently working in the pharmaceutical industry.
Arthur M. Plitt
Reiki Master Teacher, Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
Arthur is an existing Board member who wishes to promote a fresh, needed energy to the Partnership and fulfill the need he has seen while working at Women & Infants Hospice.
Advanced Practice Manager, Miriam Hospital
Julia was personally invited to the Board by previous Board member, Marsha Stevenson. Like many of us, she has a personal connection with cancer, and enjoys Public Health.
The Executive Committee
Jim Willsey, Chair
Director of Spiritual Care, Roger Williams Medical Center
Jim has been involved with The Partnership since it was founded 12 years ago, and has been on the Board for 6 years. He cares strongly about survivorship and helping those who are living with cancer.
Diane Martins, Co-Chair
PhD, RN, University of Rhode Island
Diane is a standing member of the Board for 6 years. She has spent most of her time in collaboration with previous Board members on prevention work and our annual cancer summit.
Warren L. Miller, Jr., Ph.D, LICSW, MSW, SAP, BCD, Treasurer
Assistant Professor, Rhode Island College School of Social Work
Warren was introduced to the Board by the Dean of Rhode Island College for his work with cancer prevention. His focus is on the LGBTQ+ community and HIV/AIDS, with an emphasis on older men.
Patricia Stout, DNP, APRN-CNP, Secretary
Associate Clinical Professor, University of Rhode Island
Pat was invited to the Board by Diane Martins. She has worked previously with the Partnership on a HPV work group, assisted with the 2019 Cancer Summit, and enjoys working as a team.
Advisors to the Board (RIDOH)
C Kelly Smith, MSW
Program Manager, Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
George Andoscia, MPH
MPH, Policy, Systems & Environmental Change Specialist, Comprehensive Cancer Control Program and Project Coordinator, Rape Prevention Education, Violence & Injury Prevention Program