Meet Our Staff
Lead Mammography Technologist
Pam brings 18 years of imaging experience to Breast Care for Washington. She received her Associates Degree in Radiology from the University of District of Columbia and has served as Imaging Center Team Lead at Radiology facilities in Bowie, Bethesda, Greenbelt and Clinton Maryland. Pam has speciality skills in 3D imaging, needle localization and mammography biopsies. Pam is a District of Columbia native and lives in Ward 7.
Patient Care Coordinator
Emily Gurdon joined Breast Care for Washington as a Screening Navigator in May of 2015. She has been is a licensed practical nurse (LPN) since 2011. Emily speaks fluent Spanish and has worked in the Washington, DC area for the past year recruiting medically underserved women for their annual mammogram. She has a passion for educating the community on the importance of breast health and annual screening mammograms.
Community Outreach and Screening Navigation
Donita Caldwell joined us in January 2016 to provide community outreach and education, especially in Wards 7 and 8 of the District of Columbia and assist with screening intake and navigation. Donita is a certified Home Health Aide and has a background in accounting as well as an Associates Degree in Computer Programming. She is a lifelong resident of the District of Columbia and resides in Ward 8.
Amari Pearson-Fields, PhD., MPH
Vice President, Programs
Dr. Pearson-Fields is a public health practitioner with more than 25 years of experience in program planning, implementation, community engagement, capacity building, and training. Her work has focused on women’s health issues, comprehensive cancer control, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, tobacco, and health equity disparate communities. She has held leadership roles within government, non-profit, for-profit and health care settings. Most recently she served as the Cancer Programs Division Chief for DC Health, and as the Executive Director for the Capital Beast Care Center. She earned her master’s degree in public health from the George Washington University and a doctorate in public health from Walden University.
India joins us from the American Cancer Society where she had a 23 year career supervising administrative functions for the National Capital area. She brings broad experience in business operations including procurement and vendor relations, facilities management, budget preparation and monitoring, IT systems, office systems and administrative support. India is a proud alumna of Florida A&M University and a Certified Event Planner.