Board of Directors

After two years of teaching elementary school, Dr. Lorna McFarland returned to Berkeley and Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania to finish her pre-medical training. Dr. McFarland began her medical school training at the University of California, San Francisco, then completed her residency in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Clifford Hancock is an obstetrician-gynecologist in Long Beach, California and is affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Meharry Medical College and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

 

Dr. Brooks received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Morehouse College and his M.D. degree from Howard University College of Medicine and completed a residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital-Oakland. He practiced in the undeserved communities of North Oakland and Richmond for four years before accepting a pediatric position at the Watts Health Care Corporation where he is presently Associate Medical Director and Chief of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, and Chairman of the Quality Management Committee.
Dr. Toni Johnson-Chavis is a pediatrician in Compton, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and PIH Health Hospital-Whittier. She received her medical degree from University of California Davis School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Dr. Lemmon McMillan is an anesthesiologist in Los Angeles, California. He received his medical degree from Meharry Medical College and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Dr. Jari Faison, DDS is a dentist who practices in Compton, CA.
Dr. Alphonso Faison, DDS is a dentist who practices in Compton, CA.
Dr. James Saunders is a pediatrician in Lynwood, California and is affiliated with St. Francis Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Our Mission

• To promote public health and to improve the general welfare of the community with particular emphasis upon minorities and the disadvantaged
• To enhance the quality of medical and dental health services with an emphasis on preventive measures
• To encourage and promote effective and appropriate health education activities for both families and health professionals
• To develop a more cohesive and effective community of health professionals
• To increase access to care
• To encourage and stimulate our youth to become health care professionals
• To be advocates in our comrmmity