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Recognizing our Frontline Women
Dilys Whyte, MD
Dilys Whyte, MD specializes in pediatric patients with renal disease and hypertensions at Good Samaritan's Center for Pediatrict Specialty Care in Babylon.
An experienced physician, Dilys Whyte, MD has more than 15 years of experience as a physician, director and professor in the field of pediatric nephrology at Winthrop University Hospital, Stony Brook University Medical Center and Good Samaritan Hospital
Dilys Whyte, MD has completed extensive research in renal development with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yale University and the National Kidney Foundation. She's also published articles dealing with acute renal failure and kidney disease in children. After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Yale University, Whyte received her medical degree from SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine. Dilys Whyte, MD completed a fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine and is the recipient of a Champion's award from the NephCure Foundation. Dilys Whyte, MD is currently a member of the National Kidney Foundation of New York and New Jersey, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology and the International Pediatric Nephrology Association
Rasheed Davis, MS PA-C
Rasheed Davis, PA-C is a practicing Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant for over 13 years at Queens Hospital Center, Rasheed serves on faculty as a Clinical Assistant Professor Stony Brook University and lectures in Women's Health, Infectious Diseases and Endocrinology. In addition, Rasheed is a Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner for Queens County, NY for the past for 11 years, caring for and collecting evidence from survivors of sexual assault, working with Special Victims Unit, NYPD and serving as an expert witness in court trials.
Rasheed Davis, PA-C is currently a PhD candidate at Walden University researching racial disparites in preterm births in Black women with perinatal depression.
Recognizing our Essential Workers
National Coalitions of 100 Black Women Suffolk County Chapter Inc recognizes our essential women and their contributions to our communities.
Cheryl Mchunguzi, LMSW
Cheryl Mchunguzi, LMSW is a psychotherapist who specializes in treating individuals and families in the following areas: Depression & Anxiety, Trauma Related Issues, Self-Esteem Issues, Bereavement, Women's Issues, Relationship & Interpersonal Issues, Self-Defeating Patterns, Domestic Violence , Stress Reduction ,Guided Meditation, Energy Healing through Reiki, Inner Child Release and Vision Boards. Cheryl Mchunguzi, LMSW practice includes a holistic component that consider your lifestyle and incorporates innovative methods and treatment within an environment that is culturally sensitive, supportive and safe for all persons who are seeking to discover, rediscover and develop their best selves.
Evita Marrow is an active member of the community. Evita serves as the 311 Canter Manager, under the auspice of Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone – providing residents with vital resources as it pertains to food assistance, COVID-19 testing sites, unemployment benefits, community resources and human services. Prior to this role, Evita served as the assistant to Suffolk County Director of Minority Affairs, as she worked closely with constituent and community affairs.She is a member of the Central Long Island Branch of the NAACP, and a member of Bethel AME Church in Copiague, New York. Evita insists that her life has been inspired by her parents Harvey and Debra Marrow, as well as her great mentor Vanessa Baird-Streeter. Currently, Evita takes great pride in knowing that she is serving the community each and every day in her current role. Embracing her mentor’s motto, “To devote 110% of your efforts to being a productive citizen”. Devoted to furthering her education in the field of community advocacy, Evita is a recent graduate of Empire State College where she obtained her Master of Arts Degree in Community and Economic Development with an advanced certificate in Community Advocacy. She is motivated daily by the resilient women whom she surrounds herself with. Evita is grateful for those who have paved the way and created open doors for her to follow.
Shavetta Crawford works diligently for Rise Life Services, where she is the Operation’s Director of the ICF Program and Nursing Department. Shavetta oversees the residential group home program that serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Program houses are 24- hour intermediate Care Facilities and Shavetta is on call 24-7 for any emergencies or crisis that may arise. In addition, Shavetta oversees the Nursing Department and is on call 24-7 in the event of an emergency or time sensitive issue needs urgent attention
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