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Leadership

 

Board of Directors

Terry Anderson

Terry Anderson
President

Patricia Dawkins

Patricia Dawkins
Vice President

Rita Corbin

Rita Corbin
Secretary

Beth Whitted

Beth Whitted
Treasurer

Michelle Cantu

Michelle Cantu
Board Member

Rodirick Dye

Rodirick Dye
Board Member

Julie Friedlander

Julie Friedlander
Board Member

Anita Patel

Anita Patel
Board Member

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Hari Pyakurel
Board Member 

Nathaniel Stewart
Board Member 

Gloria Coyan

Gloria Coyan
Board Member

Dr. Buhari Mohammed

Dr. Buhari Mohammed
Chief Executive Officer

Executive Team

Dr. Buhari Mohammed

Dr. Buhari Mohammed
Chief Executive Officer

 

Dr. Buhari Mohammed’s dedication to providing everyone access to quality healthcare, regardless of ability to pay, began as a young primary care physician. His passion to increase patient access and experience lead him to a career in healthcare administration where he has spent over 20 years enhancing the healthcare needs of the community. A results-oriented and data-driven decision maker with a proven track record of success, he is not only a change agent, but a strategic thinker that embodies service integration and the Federally Qualified Health Centers’ mission. Dr. Mohammed became CEO of Heart of Ohio Family Health in 2018 and has helped HOFHC lower the cost of care, improve clinical quality, and launch the opening of two additional health centers.

 

Dr. Mohammed obtained his MD from Ege University, MBA from Capital University, and completed a Community Health Center Executive Fellowship from the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is a member of the YMCA of Whitehall Board, Franklin County Juvenile and Family Recovery Court Advisory Board, United Way of Central Ohio Fitness and Nutrition Board, The Ohio State University Medical Dietetics Advisory Board, the American Diabetes Association of Central Ohio Advisory Committee, and the Mid-Ohio Food Bank Advisory Board.

Yammah Morgan

Yammah Morgan
Chief Operating Officer

 

Yammah Morgan has been passionate about making a difference in the personal and professional lives of others, especially if it improves the community. Yammah has over 14 years of management experience specializing in customer service, strategic planning and project management. As COO, Yammah directs, supervises and coordinates the overall clinical and business operations for Heart of Ohio Family Health. Prior to joining HOFHC, Yammah managed the compliance program of a large healthcare company where she traveled across the country training other centers on audit readiness.

 

Yammah holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Wright State University, an MBA from Mississippi College, and a Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management. Yammah held the position of Vice President with the National Black MBA Association. She has also volunteered and played vital roles in the Immune Deficiency Foundation and National Hemophilia Foundation.

Dr. William Washington

Dr. William L. Washington, MD
Chief Medical Officer

 

Dr. William Washington has a strong commitment to improving the health status of individuals and families who are underserved. “I believe we must always put our patients’ needs ahead of our own. Every patient, no matter their circumstance in life, deserves to be listened to and cared for with dignity and respect. I was drawn to Heart of Ohio Family Health because my personal beliefs align with their mission of high-quality, holistic and sensitive care which is operationalized through their vision statements.”

 

Dr. Washington has served as Chief Medical Officer for HOFHC since 2015. Prior to his career at HOFHC, Dr. Washington practiced as a physician in various capacities. For over a decade, he owned and operated his own private practices in Columbus, Ohio, where he served a large number of minority, Medicaid, low income, and non-English speaking patients.

Dr. Washington is a member of the American Association of Family Practitioners and The National Medical Association.

David Brewer

David Brewer
Director of Clinical Services and Quality

 

David Brewer is the Clinical Services Manager at Heart of Ohio. David graduated from Indiana University with two Master’s degrees in Business Administration and Strategic Management. He has a Bachelor’s in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and majored in Medical Dietetics. Additionally, he has the following licenses and certifications: Registered Dietitian, Licensed Dietitian, Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt in Healthcare, Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality, and Board Certified Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management. He has over five years of experience with program management and clinical practice as a registered dietitian in the FQHC setting.

 

He currently manages all the ancillary clinical services and quality improvement initiatives at Heart of Ohio Family Health Centers. In a previous role, he led the implementation of a system-wide food insecurity screening and produce prescription process that has evolved into the largest program of its kind in the US (>17,000 enrollees). He is passionate about creating a system that allows us to help the whole patient by addressing social determinants of health, healthy lifestyle, and behavioral health in addition to standard medical services.

Jenn Schehl

Jenn Schehl
Development and Marketing Director

 

Jenn Schehl has spent her more than 20-year career focused on increasing the capacity of non-profit organizations who help people in need. She is committed to providing individuals with access to healthcare, and she has been working to further the mission of Heart of Ohio Family Health since it started in 2003. As the Director of Marketing and Development, Jenn leads the branding, marketing, and fundraising strategies for the organization. Jenn has also worked as a Healthcare Development Officer and as a Marketing and Development Consultant for many local nonprofits. Her current work focuses on building partnerships, strengthening Heart of Ohio Family Health’s growing brand, and diversifying their funding.

 

Jenn graduated from Ohio University with a B.S. in Journalism and a B.A. in English Language and Literature. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Grant Professionals Association.

Jaclyn Woodard

Jaclyn H. Woodard
Senior Director of Human Resources

 

Jaclyn H. Woodard has more than 30 years of leadership experience in the healthcare industry and a passion for mentoring, sharing, and engaging with staff.  Jaclyn began her career as a Case Manager at a community mental health center before becoming a Medical Practice Manager in both private practice and hospital. Her extensive healthcare experience includes Benefits Pharmacy Manager Administrator and VP of Marketing and COO for a virtual pharmacy with contracts in many states. She has been leading Human Resources for HOFHC since 2012.

 

Jaclyn has a Bachelor’s in Social Work, is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW), and holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, and The Links Incorporated, Columbus Chapter, where she currently serves as Chapter Vice President. She is also a member of The National Smart Set, Columbus Chapter, serving two terms as Chapter President, and most recently as Chair of National Conclave in Columbus, Ohio.

Christina Davis

Christina Davis
Revenue Cycle Manager

 

Christina joined Heart of Ohio Family Health Centers in September 2019 as the Revenue Cycle Manager. She has been in the Accounts Receivable field her entire career and in the medical industry for the past 14 years. Christina is an active member of the AAPC and has served as an officer and presenter for the AAPC Columbus Chapter. She has multiple certifications through the AAPC and continues to promote constant learning at all levels of education. When not working she enjoys time with her family, dogs, volunteering and taking scenic drives around the tristate area.

Angelita Thomas

Angelita Thomas
Comptroller

 

Angelita (Lita) Thomas has 31 years of experience in the accounting and finance field, with 20 of those years in fund and non-profit accounting as a Finance Manager, Interim Finance Director and Interim CFO. As Comptroller for Heart of Ohio Family Health, she is responsible for all accounting operations and ensuring that reported results meet HRSA reporting requirements and comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

 

Lita is a graduate of Ohio Dominican University where she earned a B.S. in Business Administration and is currently working toward her Certified Management Accountant designation. 

Heart of Ohio Family Health

 

Heart of Ohio Family Health at Capital Park 
2365 Innis Road
Columbus, OH 43224
(614) 416-4325

Heart of Ohio Family Health at Chantry
5560 Chantry Drive
Columbus, OH 43232
(614) 235-5555

Heart of Ohio Family Health at Mount Carmel East Campus

5969 E. Broad Street, Suite 300

Columbus, Ohio 43212
(614) 235-5555

Heart of Ohio Family Health at Whitehall
882 S. Hamilton Road
Columbus, OH 43213
(614) 235-5555

Heart of Ohio Family Health at Whitehall-Yearling High School
 675 S Yearling Rd, Suite 100
Whitehall, OH 43213

(614) 701-9080

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