Dr. Nicole Jasper

Dr. Nicole Jasper

WETATi Medical Coordinator

Dr. Nicole Jasper is a New York native whose parents are from Jamaica, West Indies. She attended Dartmouth College for her undergraduate education and received an AB in history.

Dr. Jasper returned to New York for medical school at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn. Dr. Jasper completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Emory University. Since then, Dr. Jasper has worked in emergency departments throughout

Georgia, Florida, Virginia and Alabama. She has been a medical            director and published work on opiate abuse in the Emergency Department.            Dr. Jasper speaks on the topics of women’s health and balancing career and family. Dr. Jasper has been a faculty advisor with the International Scholar Laureate  Program (ISLP) in China, Australia and the United States. ISLP takes college students to different nations to learn about their    medical practices, which is then compared to the United States. She has also been a speaker for the National Youth Leadership Program and a faculty advisor for the Presidential Inauguration Program.

Dr. Jasper has been a featured physician on “Untold Stories of the ER” seasons 7& 8. She is currently working on season 10. She has also been featured as a medical consultant on Discovery Health & Fit’s newest show, “Sex Brought Me to the ER.”In 2013, Dr. Jasper and her husband, Dr. Travis Jasper were finalists in season23 of CBS’ “The Amazing Race.” Dr. Jasper has also served as the medical advisor for a new television series pilot show.Dr. Jasper volunteers her time providing physical examinations for middle and high school students, as well as the Special Olympics. She also serves as an alumni interviewer for Dartmouth College. She volunteers in the local elementary and middle schools and serves on a school council. In July 2014, Dr. Jasper will be going to Jamaica to serve as a part of a medical mission.Dr. Jasper is married to Travis Jasper, MD and has four children and one stepson.   She enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.

DR. ANTHONY L. MITCHELL

DR. ANTHONY L. MITCHELL

LIEUTENANT COLONEL (DR.) ANTHONY L. MITCHELL Lt Col (Dr.) Anthony L. Mitchell is currently completing a residency in aerospace medicine. Lt Colonel Mitchell is from Decatur, GA. He entered the Air Force in 1994 as a graduate with military distinction of the United States Air Force Academy with a major in biochemistry. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from Harvard Medical School in 1998 and completed his residency training in emergency medicine at Louisiana State University-Charity Hospital in New Orleans, LA in 2002. His background includes expertise in tactical critical care medicine, readiness training and health-care capacity building. He has applied this expertise as an instructor with
the Defense Institute of Medical Operations working with foreign governments and militaries providing instruction in trauma care, mass casualty care/ readiness and CBRNE disaster preparedness. Additionally, Dr. Mitchell has lectured at regional and national conferences for Journal of Emergency
Medical Services, American College of Emergency Physicians and Society of Academic Emergency Medicine. Lt Colonel Mitchell has served as an Emergency Services Medical Director, Chief of Medical Staff, Chief of Hospital Services and member of the newly created USAF Tactical Critical
Care Team. He has substantial deployment experience in support of both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. He also served as an instructor of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Medicine at the U.S Air Force Center for Sustainment and Trauma Readiness (C-STARS) – Baltimore just prior to his current assignment. The USAF C-STARS- Baltimore program is located at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center within the University of Maryland Medical System. The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center is one of the busiest in the nation caring for over 8000 trauma patients annually. The C-STARS faculty are responsible for supporting and running 11 courses which supports approximately 400 Air Force Medical Service personnel annually, preparing them to provide trauma care in support of DOD operations world-wide. 1994 Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry, U.S Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs Colorado 1996 Master of Theological Studies Candidate, Boston University School
of Theology, Boston, Mass.1998 Doctor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. 2002 Residency in emergency medicine, Louisiana State University-Charity Hospital, New Orleans, LA 2010 Aerospace Medicine Primary Course, Brooks AFB, Texas 2011 Fellowship in critical care medicine, Washington Hospital Center- Georgetown University, Washington, DC 2014 Master of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School
of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 1. August 2002 – July 2006, staff emergency physician / emergency department medical director, Keesler AFB,
Miss. (January 2003 – July 2003, Forward Surgical Team / Chief of Medical Staff – 380th Group, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates) (January 2006 – May 2006 Forward Surgical Team / Assistant Chief of Professional Staff – 506th 2. August 2006 – June 2009, staff emergency physician, Eglin AFB, Fla. (May 2007 – November 2007, Chief of Hospital Services / Forward Surgical Team – 447th  3. July 2009 – June 2011, fellow in critical care medicine, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C. 4. July 2011 – June 2104, Clinical Instructor / Associate Clinical Professor, USAF C-STARS / R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center – University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, Maryland (May 2013 – November 2013, USAF Tactical Critical Care Team – Task Force Med-Afghanistan, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan) (December 2012 – present, Staff Flight Surgeon – Pentagon Flight
Annex, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland) 5. June 2104 – present, Resident in Aerospace Medicine.  Expeditionary Medical Squadron, Kirkuk Air Base, Iraq)
Expeditionary Medical Squadron, Sather Air Base, Baghdad FLIGHT INFORMATION Rating: flight surgeon, basic parachutist and U.S Army basic aviation badge
Flight Hours: 84 (combat hours – 75, combat sorties 60)
Aircraft flown: UH-60A/M
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
National Defense Service Medal with bronze star
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal with bronze star
Iraq Campaign Medal with bronze star
Humanitarian Service Medal
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Fellow, American Academy of Emergency Medicine
Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians
American College of Chest Physicians
Aerospace Medical Association
Etomidate is associated with mortality and adrenal insufficiency in
sepsis: A meta-analysis
Chan CM, Mitchell AL, Shorr AF
Critical Care Medicine 2012 Nov; 40(11): 2945-53.

Dr. Giovannie Jean Baptiste

Dr. Giovannie Jean Baptiste

Dr. Giovannie Jean-Baptiste is a native New Yorker. She was born in 1970 to Haitian-born parents and has one sibling. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at Florida International University and her Medical degree from State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn. She completed both her internship and residency at Staten Island University Hospital. She then completed a fellowship in Geriatrics at Staten Island  university Hospital.Dr. Jean-Baptiste has worked as a physician multiple correctional facilities,maintained a private practice, and served as the Associate Medical Director at a Nursing Home in Staten Island NY. Dr. Jean-Baptiste servedas Faculty Teaching Attending in the Department of Medicine and Geriatrics and the Director of the Anti-coagulation Clinic at Staten Island University Hospital. As a geriatrician, Dr. Jean-Baptiste focused part of her practice on visits to the home bound as well was hospice home care. Dr. Jean Baptiste is a published author and public speaker. Her research on palliative medicine and End of Life Care led to multiple poster presentations and speaking engagements throughout the United States and Trinity University in Dublin, Ireland. Her research focused on the attitudes of health professionals towards the end of life of patients. Dr. Jean-Baptiste has played an active role in the professional societies. She served on the Executive Board of the Richmond County Medical Society – a branch of the Medical Society of the State of New York – for several years. Her tireless work in the Medical Society culminated in her election as President, for she served from 2011-2012. Dr. Jean-Baptiste was one of a handful of women and the 1st African American to serve as President in the Society’s 200 year history. Dr. Jean-Baptiste is now a Medical Director for a well-known health insurance company in New York and Massachusetts.

Judy Wright, MD

Judy Wright, MD

Dr. Judy Wright is a board certified Family Physician. She received her Bachelor degree in Sociology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She then received her Medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Wright completed her residency in Family Medicine at Saint Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center in 2005.

Dr. Wright was born in Brooklyn, NY – the last child to immigrant Jamaican parents who stressed the importance of education and community. As a child, she not only volunteered within the community, but also within the hospital system – gaining an early respect for healthcare. She is the first physician in her family.

Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Wright joined the academic staff at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York as a Clinical Instructor in the Division of Family Medicine. She has practiced in multiple settings, including multiple health centers in underserved communities, a nursing home, and correctional facilities in both New York and New Jersey. She also was the Medical Director for an addiction counseling center in Brooklyn, NY. She has served as an Associate Professor of Medicine for the Sophie Davis Program at City College of New York, where she taught, mentored, and evaluated students in an accelerated medical program. In addition, she was an instructor for the Health Information Technology program for Devry University. Currently, she is a Medical Director at a major national health insurance company.

Dr. Wright has been involved with a number of professional societies, including the American Academy of Family Physicians, the National Association of Professional Women, the New York State Academy of Family Physicians, and the Richmond County Medical Society. She served on the Executive Board of the Richmond County Medical Society for 3 years. In addition, she has served as a Mentor to inner city children for the Urban League of Essex County in New Jersey.

Dr. Wright’s greatest joy and accomplishment is her family. She currently resides in New Jersey with her husband and two children.

Dr. Dana Owens

Dr. Dana Owens

Dana N. Owens, MD, FACOG Dr. Owens graduated from the University of South Florida College Of Medicine in 1999 with her MD degree. She then completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency training at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2003. Upon completion of residency she proceeded to complete a fellowship in Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic Gynecological Surgery at Florida Hospital Celebration Health in Celebration, Florida with Dr. Steven McCarus in 2004. She was on staff at Cleveland Clinic Florida Naples from 2005-2007 as a staff physician. From 2007 to 2009 Dr. Owens worked for Ethicon Endosurgery as a Master Consultant and for Bayer Pharmaceuticals as a national speaker. She also worked and traveled to places afar and participated in advancing Women’s Health issues in foreign countries by volunteering her time and expertise in performing charity surgery and teaching. This interest in International Medicine continues to be a major focus in her life. In March 2009 she began working with a multispecialty group practice in Miami, Florida. She continues to work in the area of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and works to advance exposure of the field to other colleagues by participating in training programs and proctorships for complex surgical procedures. She is a clinical associate professor with Nova Southeastern University and continues her teaching by fostering interest in the field to physician assistant students. She is an active member of various medical societies including the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, National Medical Association, American Medical Association, North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Florida Medical Association, and Society for Pelvic Surgeons. She is also an active member of several national and community organizations for which she volunteers her time for community change. She is committed to advancing women’s health issues and the field of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. She currently lives and practices in Miami, Florida.