Meet Our Staff

Angela Warner

Angela Warner

Interim CEO & Executive Director

Angela Warner, BS, MHSA, is interim President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Angela is a health care professional who comes to BCW with a wealth of experience in health care service delivery, practice operations in specialty care services to include oncology, and a passion for management. She has worked towards addressing quality of care initiatives for patients, addressing policy and research needs for people of color, and developing strategies to prevent culturally-based barriers that can adversely impact health care outcomes. She has several years of experience working for hospitals, ambulatory care settings, health insurance companies, the federal government, and advocacy groups. Addressing health inequities, promoting health care strategies geared at reducing cancer mortality, and spearheading efforts to promote integrated patient care for all individuals, regardless of circumstances, is a personal and professional priority for Angela.

Amari Pearson-Fields, PhD., MPH

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 in 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 Breast Care Center.  She earned her master’s degree in public health from George Washington University and a doctorate in public health from Walden University.

Susie Jackson

Susie Jackson

Interim Vice President, Development & Communications

Ms. Jackson has over 6 years of Fundraising/Development experience in both
nonprofit and association sectors. In addition, she over 12 years of experience as a direct marketing professional. Susie joined Breast Care for Washington in 2020 and handles fundraising, events, grant writing, website, social media platform, and community outreach activities.
Ms. Jackson received her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida, majoring in
Marketing with a minor in Advertising.

Emily Gurdon

Emily Gurdon

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.
India Breckenridge

India Breckenridge

Operations Manager

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.
Pam Miller

Pam Miller

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.
Donita Caldwell

Donita Caldwell

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.
Sophia Matthews

Sophia Matthews