Our Directors

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” – Benjamin Franklin


Joshua Baerwald, M.A.

Mr. Baerwald is a Hollywood writer with credits including Carsey-Werner Television’s iconic hits like THE COSBY SHOW, ROSEANNE, THAT ’70S SHOW, A DIFFERENT WORLD, 3RD ROCK FROM THE SUN, CYBILL, GRACE UNDER FIRE and GROUNDED FOR LIFE.


Dr. Babaie attended UCLA for undergrad majoring in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, before also getting her Masters degree in Public Health (MPH) at UCLA. Afterward, she went to cross town rival USC Medical School, and did her residency at famed Los Angeles County Hospital (LAC-USC), where she later became an instructor. 

Averad Penn J.D., MBA

Mr. Penn is the CEO of Caribbean Cellular Telephone Ltd. the only locally owned telecomunications company and major infrastructure in the Caribbean Islands. He is also President of Penn Hotels and Resorts which owns and operates 4 resort properties in the Virgin Islands.

Cecilia Naa-Sakle Akuete Penn M.D., MPH, FAAP

Dr. Akuete-Penn is a practicing Pediactric specialist who was educated at Johns Hopkins and Howard University, doing her residency at New York Prespryterian Hospital. She runs two medical practices and consults on Public Health issues affecting children.

Denise Albury, M.D.

Laura Terrance, PhD.

Preventive Health Education is Our Mission

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