Board of Directors

William Patterson

William Patterson

William F. Patterson is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Universal Healthcare Management Services, Inc. and Global Transcendence. Established in 1999, UHMS is distinguished as one of DC’s Choice Providers of community-based mental health and residential services. A passionate ……continue reading »

R. Mallory Starr, Jr., CMC

R. Mallory Starr, Jr., CMC

Early in his career, Dr. Starr worked in New York City in a trust administration position at Chase Manhattan Bank and part-time on market research projects at the J Walter Thompson Advertising Agency. His experience includes: software research and development ……continue reading »

E. Christi Cunningham

E. Christi Cunningham

Mrs. Cunningham is a professor at the Howard University School of Law and Director of the Education Law Institute.  She served as Associate Assistant Secretary for Regulatory Affairs at the Department of Labor as part of the Obama Administration from ……continue reading »

Edward Moawad, Esq.

Edward Moawad, Esq.

Currently Mr. Moawad is the founder and managing partner of Moawad, P.C., a boutique law firm that specializes in intellectual property, technology transfer and licensing, nonprofit organizations, international trade, taxation, and general corporate law. Mr. Moawad has served as lead ……continue reading »

Jing Bao, MD, PhD

Jing Bao, MD, PhD

Jing Bao, MD, PhD, began her career as a physician specializing in respiratory diseases, especially pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). TB is an ancient disease but still a serious public health threat that disproportionally affects poor people. As the first Director of ……continue reading »

Brandon J. Wallace

Brandon J. Wallace

Brandon J. Wallace graduated magna cum laude from Howard University in May 2007 with a BA in Communications and Culture. While at Howard University, he served as President of the John H. Johnson School of Communications Student Council and Vice ……continue reading »

William Kellibrew IV

William Kellibrew IV

William Kellibrew IV is a native Washingtonian and an international advocate for civil, human, women, children and victims’ rights. He is a sought after motivational speaker throughout the world on issues related to trauma and recovery, trauma-informed care, poly-victimization, and ……continue reading »