Our CEO, Mitchell Berenson, with Dr. Marcia Brand (right) and Joanie Perkins (left).
Dr. Brand is a Senior Advisor to the Dentaquest Foundation and the Executive Director of the National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health. She has held a number of leadership positions in the Federal government and academics and currently serves as a consultant and advisor on matters related to access to oral and rural health care. From 2009 until 2015, Dr. Brand was the Deputy Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an Agency within the US Department of Health and Human Services that works to fill in the gaps for people who live outside the economic and medical mainstream.
Joanie Perkins is the CCO of North Sunflower Medical Center based in Ruleville, MS. She has been recognized all across the state and country for being an expert in clinic start up and operational improvement.
CIS is excited to partner in the fight for rural healthcare with people like these amazing women!