Together we will proactively make a difference in understanding prostate health.
A 2nd generation prostate cancer survivor and advocate on proactive prostate cancer health.
Jimmie L. Slade, a retired Army Colonel, former Vice President, McNeil Technologies Inc., and former Director, Lionbridge Technologies Inc., is an experienced leader, executive, program manager, and team player.
In addition to his extensive experience working in and supporting federal agencies, he was an Executive Trainee in retail and owned and operated his own small business for several years.
As Chairman, Board of Directors, Community Ministry of Prince George’s County and now as Executive Director of this 38 year old Faith-based non-profit organization he has worked for years helping low-income and underserved individuals and families develop themselves personally and as contributing members of society.
His education includes a bachelor degree, two master’s degrees, and graduation from several military education institutions to include the Army War College.
William C. Battle, is President and Founder of Emmanual Health Education (EHE), Inc., a non-profit 501c (3) community based organization in Prince George’s County that delivers prostate health education based on scientific data available from the most formidable research agencies in the world.
He served as Assistant Project Director for the National Minority Male Health Project at Bowie State University, which included Morehouse College, Morgan State University, Lincoln University (PA) and Wilberforce University.
He established partnerships with local agencies such as LabCorp Inc., Quest diagnostics, Arundel Urology, and the Prince George’s County Health Department and organized the first ever bike ride to support prostate cancer awareness in Prince George’s County.
He earned two degrees and currently serves as an adjunct professor at Bowie State University in the College of Education.
Partner and Head of Government Contracts and Small Business Development Practice.
Mr. Jordan counsels and represents companies concerning government contracts, small business development, general corporate and litigation matters.
Mr. Jordan’s small business development practice includes: Counseling and representing small, minority, and women owned companies (including Black Enterprise 100 and Inc. 500 companies) concerning federal, state, and private procurement programs (including the Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) Program, the HUBZone Program, the Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Program. Mr. Jordan is a frequent speaker on small business issues, including an appearance as a guest on the national telecast of BET Tonight with Tavis Smiley, and as a guest on national and local radio broadcasts.
Dr. Richard O. Kennedy is a Primary Care physician with Medstar Medical Group. Prior to that, he provided occupational and urgent health care services for the 19,000 World Bank Group and IMF staff and consultants located at the Headquarters in Washington, DC. for about 20 years. Managed Travel health, clinical and laboratory services. Supervise medical personnel. Provide on-call medical consultation for Bank/Fund staff and family members working and living abroad. Manage health issues involving international travels of Bank/IMF staff. Advise Management on Medical issues, Globally and locally. Medical Advisor to Joint Secretariat for the Annual World Bank/IMF Meetings. Manage Medical Clearance of overseas assignment for Bank/Fund staff. Coordinator for Health in Retirement Program.
Is the pastor of St. John Church, where he is currently and serves the community of Inwood, NY since 1997. His vision encompasses mental, physical, and spiritual wellness through the Word of God.
In 1991, he was accepted to the New York Theological Seminary, gaining a second master's degree in theology. This allowed him to combine his ministry with his work in education, and supporting young people, not only through instruction but with a clear mission of social-emotional support. With the journey well on its way, in 2016, Dr. Stanislaus received his Doctor of Divinity from Drew University in Urban Theological Studies with a focus on 'Youth Perceptions of Church.'
In 2020, after being diagnosed with prostate cancer, and undergoing a successful prostatectomy, he is now cancer-free. Dr. Stanislaus' research has allowed him to examine the brain and its relationship to adverse life experiences. This experience has also strengthened his vision and commitment to education regarding the impact of prostate cancer on men of color.