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Meet Our Training Team

Meet The Team

Jessica Bauer Walker, B.A., CHW

Dayatra Hassan, M.S., CHW

Renee Cadzow, Ph.D., CHW

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Orlando Dickson, J.D., CHW

    Khadijah Hussein, CHW

      Erin Verhoef, M.L.S.

        Grace Tate, CHW

        Michael Chase, B.S., CHW

        Sherman D. Webb-Middlebrooks, B.A., CHW

         

        Board of Directors

        Renee Cadzow, PhD: Board Co-Chair

        D'Youville College

        Michael Chase, B.S., CHW

        Erie County Department of Health

        Roberto O. Diaz Del Carpio, MD, MPH

        Department of Medicine, University Buffalo

        Mark King

        AXA Advisors

        Assunta Ventresca, RN, CHW

        Buffalo Public Schools Health Related Services (retired)

        Sherman D. Webb-Middlebrooks, BA, CHW

        WIN Initiative

        Maribel Irizarry, CHW

        Buffalo Urban League

        Breonna Norward, BA, CHW

        Say Yes Buffalo

        William O'Connell, JD

        U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

        Taryn Spencer, MD

        Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo

         

        Ex-officio/Executive Director- Jessica Bauer Walker, BA, CHW

         

        Ex-officio/Legal Counsel- Diane Tiveron, JD, HoganWillig Attorneys at Law

        The following individuals no longer serve as active trainers for our team, but we acknowledge their contributions to the development of our curriculum and training approach:

         

        Rahwa Ghirmatizion, CHW

        Kathleen Grimm, MD, FAAP, FACP, MHSC

        Samuel Radford III, B.A., CHW

        Deborah Puntenney, PhD

        Denise Walden, CHW
         

        Dayatra Hassan, M.S, CHW

        Dayatra Hassan is a Community Educator at CHWNB, where she works as a CHW, trainer and facilitator of Cultural Competency and Trauma Informed & Restorative Justice practices in the community, schools and nonprofit sectors of Buffalo. Dayatra is a life-long Artist and Arts advocate and the creator of SistaCypher; a Self-Love initiative that focuses on women and girls in the Buffalo community through the Arts, Holistic Wellness, and Social Justice.