Our Team

U.S. Staff

Allison Howard-Berry Executive Director

Allison Howard-Berry is global health specialist with 18 years of experience in health management, community development, social enterprise and non-profit leadership. Allison co-founded C2C in 2009 with Elizabeth Sheehan, a physician assistant and global health policy expert. As C2C’s chief executive, Allison leads the strategic growth of the organization and optimization of the social business model. Allison received her Master’s degree from the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University and has worked in over 10 countries on health and development initiatives.

In 2007, Allison joined the Clinton Foundation Health Access Initiative in Ethiopia, managing a portfolio of five public hospitals for a Ministry of Health-led program to achieve quality improvements across management systems, including patient care, technology, and facility administration. Prior to that, she served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in rural South Africa from 2003-2005, managing rural water and sanitation initiatives and a local government training curriculum. Allison has also co-founded the Kgwale le Mollo Foundation (KLM), a charitable organization that provides leadership development opportunities and scholarships for South African children from disadvantaged communities. Allison serves on the Board of Directors of KLM both in South Africa and in the United States.

Joyce Bassil Zerka Operations Manager

Joyce has more than five years of experience as a Congressional Aide for the federal government, working in program and grant management, as well as agency casework and government relations. Prior to that, she worked with the United Nations Association on developing programs and communications. Joyce received her Bachelor’s in International Development Studies from the University of California Irvine and a Masters in Public Affairs and Strategic Communication from American University. She joined C2C in August 2016.

Moira Cahan Grant Specialist

 Moira has more than 10 years of experience in public health related philanthropy, working in both grant making and fundraising. She began her career in global health and international development as a program associate at the Futures Group in Washington, DC. After moving to St. Louis in 2005, she focused on domestic health care and health policy issues as a program officer at the Missouri Foundation for Health. In her recent position at the Forsyth Institute in Boston, Moira oversaw the corporate and foundation relations effort to raise funds for oral health research and community programs. Moira has a BA in Spanish from Davidson College and a Masters in Public Health from the George Washington University. She joined C2C as a grant writer in November 2015.

Haiti Staff

Dr. Samuel Bernard Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Bernard completed his medical degree at the Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie of the State University in 2009 and studied Health Services Management in a partnership between the State University and Montreal
University. In 2010, right after his residency, he was in charge of a satellite clinic of St Boniface Hospital in Cotes-de-fer. He managed nutrition, health and AIDS/HIV programs at SBHF funded by UNICEF, CDC, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, and the Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB). He received an award from CMMB for excellence in program management. Shortly after, he became St. Boniface Hospital’s Medical Director in October 2015. Dr. Bernard has received leadership training from Physicians 4 Haiti (now EqualHealth) and is a current fellow of Medical Education at Harvard Macy’s institute. He joined C2C in December 2017.

Catherine Guillou-Ouellette Director of Monitoring & Evaluation

Catherine has worked for more than three years in Haiti. Before joining C2C, she was an internship coordinator at the Haitian American Caucus in Croix des Bouquets. She has recently received her MPH, with a concentration in global health from the University of Montreal in Canada. During her studies, Catherine focused her work on better understanding contraception use in women in Haiti. She is dedicated to women’s health in developing countries. Previous to her work in Haiti, she has worked for 5 years in psychology and health-related research, particularly in suicide prevention. She joined C2C in July 2016.

Racha Yehia Director of Operations

Racha has a bachelor’s degree in nutritional science with a minor in international development from McGill University, Montreal, Canada. After finishing her degree, she worked on various nutrition projects in the Philippines and Burkina Faso. She recently finished a two-year contract with one of C2C’s partners, Meds & Food for Kids (MFK), that produces a Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) to combat malnutrition in Haiti. During her time with MFK, she managed the nutrition department where she helped more than 20 organizations start malnutrition programs all over Haiti. She also facilitated the launch of several prenatal supplementation programs. She joined C2C in February 2017.

Herlande Duvot Nurse, Cité Chauvel, Haiti Clinic

Ms. Duvot is a qualified nurse who completed her Bachelor of Nursing degree at the School of Nursing, Our Lady of Wisdom (EINDS), in Cap-Haitien, Haiti in 2010. She has completed post-graduate training in many topics, including HIV/AIDS, diabetes care, infectious disease, and blood transfusion safety. Nurse Herlande has worked at a number of hospitals and clinics across the northern region since 2007 and has gained notable skills in managing malnutrition programs, caring for people with cholera, and in health education and hygiene promotion.

Nathalie Pierre Nurse, Acul du Nord, Haiti Clinic

Nathalie Pierre studied nursing at Roi Henri Christophe University in Cap Haitian from 2010 to 2014. During her last year of studies, she was named peer student instructor for the new students starting their nursing studies. Before starting her career in nursing, Nathalie Pierre worked for many years in administration, where she worked in different businesses (shops, hotels, etc.) and at the department of tourism of Northen Haiti. She started at C2C in January 2017 as nurse responsible of the pharmacy in Acul du Nord.

Cassandra Gueriné  Nurse, Camp Coq, Haiti Clinic

Cassandra Guérine studied nursing at Université Roi Henri Christophe in Cap Haitian from 2010 to 2014. After her studies she worked as a nurse at the health center of Limonade outside of Cap Haitian in different department. She has experience in HIV management, maternity, and vaccination. Later she worked at the RJP-GRAP clinic in Limonade where she was trained in cervical cancer screening. She currently works as the nurse in charge of the pharmacy at C2C in Camp Coq since January 2017.

Lannelle Jean Louis  Nurse, Camp Coq, Haiti Clinic

Lannelle Jean Louis studied nursing at Haiti Paramedical Center in Port au Prince from 2011 to 2015 where she received her diploma and license to practice nursing. After graduating, she worked at the LaFosette health center where she gained experience pediatric and prenatal care. Lannelle Jean Louis works at registration in Camp Coq and is also responsible for vaccination and family planning. She joined C2C in January 2017.

Marie-Carmelle Mervil  Pharmacy Nurse, Sinek, Haiti Clinic

Ms. Carmelle graduated as a auxiliary nurse from the Dominican Republic in 2007. She then returned to Haiti to begin working at the Sinek clinic. She has worked at the clinic for the past 11 years. She played a big role during Sinek’s re-opening transformation. Although she lives far from the clinic and her commute is long, Sinek has a special place in her heart since it is her birthplace. She joined the C2C team as a Pharmacy Nurse after the re-opening of Sinek in 2018.

Daniella Chrysostome  Registration Nurse, Sinek, Haiti Clinic

Daniella is born, raised, and currently lives in the Sinek community. She has worked at the Sinek clinic since 2007, when Sinek was still a public clinic. She began working in the pharmacy, dispensing medications, but she currently takes care of registering the patients. Prior to working at the Sinek clinic, she was an elementary school teacher. She joined the C2C team after the re-opening of Sinek in 2018.

Marie Etienne Laboratory Technician, Camp Coq, Haiti Clinic

Ms. Etienne studied at the National School of Medical Technology in Cap-Haitien, and is licensed in medical technology.  Prior to joining the C2C team, she worked with International Child Care, and at the Bon Samaritain Hospital in Limbe, Haiti.

Emmanuel Alphonse Laboratory Technician, Sinek, Haiti Clinic

Emmanuel graduated from the state university, Louis Pasteur, in Port-au-Prince in 2007. He aspires to eventually go back to school and get a PhD in epidemiology. Emmanuel has worked at the Sinek clinic for the past three years, when it was still a public clinic. He joined the C2C team after the re-opening of Sinek in 2018.

Viviane Henri Clinic Agent, Acul du Nord, Haiti Clinic

Ms. Henri is a trained Health Officer, having received her certification from the School for Training Community Health Agents.  She speaks Creole, French, English, and Spanish.  Ms. Henri previously worked on a State run tetanus vaccination program, and volunteered on World Vision campaigns.

Maudline Jean Laboratory Technician, Acul du Nord, Haiti Clinic

Ms. Jean earned her license from the National School of Medical Technology in Cap-Haitien, and her diploma in Administrative Science and Business from the Adventist University of Haiti.  Before joining the C2C team, she was a technician for the integrated biological and behavioral surveillance survey with PSI / Haiti, and was a laboratory technician at the Baptist Hospital of Haiti.

Myreille Alfred Laboratory Technician, Cité Chauvel, Haiti Clinic

Myreille Alfred has been a laboratory technician for C2C since February 2016. She graduated from the Laboratory medical school in Cap-Haitian in 2006. For the past 10 years, she’s worked in different labs in Cap-Haitien, like Bon Secours Laboratory, Dash Hospital, Hope Health Action Hospital and Compassion International.

Titus Abel Laboratory Technician, Cité Chauvel, Haiti Clinic

Mr. Abel has 15 years of experience as a lab technician. He studied at the National School of Medical technology in Cap Haitian. Prior to joining C2C, Titus Abel worked at the lab of the Sacre Coeur Hospital in Milot for more than 10 years. He also teaches at the Institut Polytechnique du Cap Haïtien. He started at C2C in May 2017.

Julienne Jean Noël Auxiliary Nurse, Cité Chauvel, Haiti Clinic

Ms. Jean Noël received her auxiliary nursing degree from the Institute Chrétienne Siloé in Port-au-Princehis. Since then, she has worked at the Espérance de Pilate Hospital.  She has received additional certification through USAID’s CHAMP program, and UNICEF’s training on management of severe acute malnutrition without complications.

Rodenay Joachim Clinic Agent, Acul du Nord, Haiti Clinic

Mr. Joachim’s knowledge of the Acul du Nord community comes from working with a variety of government and NGO programs.  He was Head of Communications for Civil Protection in Acul du Nord, and Vice-Coordinator for the Organization for the development of Acul du Nord.  In the NGO field, he served as a rescuer for the Red Cross, and as an Investigator for OXFAM, and IHSI.

Jorane Pierre Community Health Worker, Camp Coq, Haiti Clinic

Ms. Pierre helps C2C build its relationship with the families of Camp Coq.  As a CHW, she takes part in general door-to-door outreach, and in-home patient follow ups.  Her experience volunteering with the Ministry of Health during their immunization campaigns, and her passion for caring for children, make her an asset to both C2C and the community.

Santia Vital  Maternal Health Agent, Acul du Nord, Haiti Clinic

Ms. Vital graduated from Université Anthénor Firmin in nursing in 2016. She has extensive experience working at the community level as a health agent for “FOSREF Lakay” as well as for C2C. She will be conducting prenatal and postnatal home visits as part of C2C’s expanded maternal health program.

Monique St-Vil  Maternal Health Agent, Acul du Nord, Haiti Clinic

Ms. Saint-Vil studied nursing at Université Académie Chrétienne d’Haïti which is affiliated with the One Mission Society Church. She graduated in 2016 and worked in Monbin Crochu where she would walk far into the mountains to conduct community education and screenings. She joined C2C in September 2017.

Dielène Placide  Maternal Health Agent, Camp Coq, Haiti Clinic

Ms. Placide recently graduated from the University of Notre Dame in Cap Haitian with a diploma in nursing. She gained experience by completing internships in different fields of nursing like eye care, pediatric care, and maternity. She started with C2C in August 2017, where she will be conducting prenatal and post natal home visits as part of C2C’s expanded maternal health program.

Florvil Flora  Maternal Health Agent, Camp Coq, Haiti Clinic

Ms. Flora graduated from Université Notre Dame de la Sagesse (EINDS) in Cap Haitian in 2015. She spent a year working as a nurse in Ouanaminthe in the maternity. She currently teaches nursing and will be conducting prenatal and postnatal home visits in the Camp Coq communityas part of C2C’s expanded maternal health program. She joined C2C in August 2017.

Alide Florvil  Nurse Midwife, Haiti Clinics

Ms. Florvil is from Hinche in the Central Plateau. She has worked as a auxiliary nurse for 8 years at the Ste-Thérèse hospital in Hinche and with World Vision. She recently completed her midwife training with Midwives for Haiti. After graduating, she worked for one year at the Ste Therese maternity and one year at Mama Baby Haiti delivering babies, doing pre- and post-natal visits and more. She started with C2C in July 2017. She is responsible for the expanded maternal health program and is a great addition to the team. Ms. Florvil is dedicated to helping mothers and babies live healthier lives.

Dr. Wilnick Richard Doctor, Cité Chauvel, Haiti Clinic

Dr. Wilnick Richard obtained his diploma at the faculty of medicine at the state university of Haiti in 2014. He completed his residency at the Hope Health Action Hospital and was then hired as a doctor in the emergency ward. He also worked at the Port-Margot health center as the medical director and site manager. He was joined C2C in March 2017 as a general doctor in our new clinic in Cité Chauvel.

Dr. Viviane Sergile Doctor, Acul du Nord, Haiti Clinic

Viviane Sergile studied medicine at ELAM (Escuela Latino Americana) in Cuba. She did her social service at Hopital Convention Baptiste in Quartier Morin outside of Cap Haitian. She then specialized in family medicine at the Hospital Grande Rivière du Nord with the “Brigade de Coopération Cubano-Haitienne En Haïti”. She began working for C2C in May 2017 as a generalist in our Acul du Nord clinic.

Dr. Eugène Doctor, Sinek, Haiti Clinic

Dr. Eugène studied medicine at the Autonoma University in Santo Domingo,
Dominican Republic in 2013. Following his graduation, he completed his social service (residency) in Bethesda Hospital in Cap-Haitian.
He then worked for Compassion International and Open Door Clinic, both of which are medical aid organizations in Haiti. When he isn’t working at C2C, Dr. Eugène teaches at the Haiti Paramedical Center. He began working at our Sinek clinic in April 2018.