Good Morning SouthCoast is a special breakfast program we have designed to be high-profile, fast-paced and an educational platform specifically geared towards executives, senior managers, professionals, decision makers and other business people in the community. Good Morning SouthCoast! is one of the Chamber?s most anticipated events due to the diverse topics and the vital information discussed.
This edition of Good Morning SouthCoast! will focus on Community Wellness and Health care Reform.
Expert Panalists Include:
Dr. Michael Fine, MD
Michael Fine, MD is currently Chief Health Strategist to Mayor James Diossa of Central Falls, Rhode Island, and Senior Clinical and Population Health Services Officer of Blackstone Valley Community Health Care, Inc.. He served in the Cabinet of Governor Lincoln Chafee as Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) from February of 2011 until March of 2015, overseeing a broad range of public health programs and services.
Dr. Michael J. Rocha, MD, FACC
Michael Rocha, MD is a cardiologist at Hawthorn Medical Associates. He graduated from New Bedford High School in 1993. He attended UMass Medical School and completed his residency and cardiology fellowship at Tufts Medical Center.In 2016, he co-founded the Physicians to Prevent Opioid Addiction(PPOA) and he currently serves as the co-chair of the New Bedford Opioid Task Force.
Dr. Ronnie Brownsworth, MD, MBA
Ronnie Browsworth is currently the president of the Southcoast Network of physicians.He worked as a neurologist in Keennesaw, Georgia.He comes to the position from St. John’s Health System in Springfield, Mo., where he served as division operating officer for St. John’s Health Plans. Brownsworth is a graduate of Southwestern Oklahoma State University. He received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma Medical School and his MBA from Missouri State University.
This panels facilitaor will be:
Cheryl Bartlett, RN
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER of
Greater New Bedford Community Health Center