“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” – Benjamin Franklin
US HEALTH FAIRS Board Members
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.
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.
CAMELLIA BABAIE M.D., MPH
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.
Anika Carter, MBA
Miss Carter is the project manager at Civic Financial Services, a private money lender, specializing in the financing over $3 billion of non-owner occupied investment properties. She is a former Human Resources Manager from Chase Bank and UPS.