Nichelle A. Mullins is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Charter Oak Health Center, Inc. (COHC), a federally qualified health center that provides quality comprehensive health care to the underserved population regardless of their ability to pay. Mrs. Mullins is a licensed attorney and as such, her prior professional positions include several legal positions including managing a private law practice. She also held various teaching roles at local community colleges. Mrs. Mullins earned a B.A. from the University of Michigan, a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Syracuse University, and a Masters in Health Care Administration from Walden University. Ms. Mullins is an ordained minister and currently serves as an appointed member of the State Citizens Ethics Advisory Board and the Governor’s Healthcare Cabinet Committee. She is married and has three beautiful children.
Healthcare & Management
Yuan Changrong, Ph.D., Professor of Fudan University, School of Nursing, Ph. D supervisor, Fellow of American Academy of Nursing (FAAN). Pro. Yuan is Director of Research Center of Patient Experience of Fudan University, School of Nursing, also is Vice Chairman of Chinese Association for Life Care, Humanity Nursing Society, Vice chairman of Chinese Health Information and Big Data Association, Health Care Standardization Committee of Nursing Society and Alliance of Nursing Innovation and Industrialization, Trustee Member of Chinese Anti-Cancer Association, Committee of Cancer Nursing, Trustee Member of the Chinese Nursing Association, Committee of Science Researchers, Trustee Member of Chinese Research-Oriented Hospital Association, Committee of Doctor-Patient Experience Management and Evaluation, Vice Chairman of Shanghai Anti-Cancer Association, Committee of Cancer Nursing. She was appointed by PROMIS Health Organization (PHO) the position of official representative in China (PNC- China). Yuan held more than 10 funded research projects related to long-term care, cancer nursing and nursing informatics, including the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Foundation of American Oncology Nursing Society and International Science and Technology Cooperation Program. 194 papers had been published by Prof. Yuan’s the research team including 36 SCI papers. Yuan is the editorial board member of Cancer Nursing and expert of peer review of other 5 SCI journals, and co-editor-in-chief of TMR Integrative Nursing as well. More than 40 Ph. D, Master, and post-doctoral students had been successfully graduated with the guidance of Prof. Yuan.
Oncology & Cancer care
Dr. Schumann received her Ph.D. in Higher Education with a cognate in physiology/pathophysiology, from the University of Idaho, her Master’s in Nursing from the The University of California, and her Bachelor’s in Nursing from California State University. Dr. Schumann is a Family Nurse Practitioner who is recognized for her clinical expertise in family practice, acute care, emergency nursing and as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. She is also involved in the education of nurses and nurse practitioners nationally and internationally. She has served as co-chair of the International Council of Nurses Advance Practice Nursing Network Research Committee and is currently an alumnus of the ICN NP/APN Network, an organization developed to promote quality education, research, and practice in countries with low healthcare resources. Her clinical expertise is varied and includes inpatient and outpatient services, including critical care, infectious disease, abuse disorders, internal medicine, and urgent care. Her primary area of research is in Gender Inequality in Women and the risk for developing HIV in low-income countries. Dr. Schumann has been a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners since 1994 and a board member for the American Academy of Nurse Practitioner Certification Program since 1996. She is an active member of the Fellows of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioner (FAANP) and the Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN). She has served on the Editorial Board for the Journal of the AANP since 1997. She has over 150 publications and presentations. Internationally, she has led medical missions or taught advanced practice nursing in Crimea, Burundi, Ukraine, Egypt, Liberia, Ecuador, Honduras, Guatemala, India, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam, and is enthusiastic about helping people in countries with low economic resources. In 2011, she was recipient of the International Nurse Practitioner of the year, 2011, Long Term award from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She is a Champion for Shot@Life, a program under the United Nations Foundation that serves to provide vaccines to millions of children under the age of five in nations with low healthcare resources.