Meet the Team

Operations and Leadership

Meet the Team

Operations and Leadership

Disruptive revolutions within markets can be ignited by a small, experienced team that understands strategy, specific market demands, branding, execution, and is willing to set the bar higher and create a new gold standard. This is the goal of Caribbean Healthcare Partners, Ltd. – to become the trusted leader in the delivery of innovative healthcare while providing diversified and attractive returns to our partners and shareholders.
To ensure that we achieve our goal of becoming the world leader in regenerative medicine and individualized patient care while providing attractive value-based investments, we have assembled a team of experts with relevant experience to oversee the major aspects of the business and related units. This is done through an organized structure consisting of our Executive Management team, an Advisory Board and a Medical Advisory & Clinical Research Board, all with proven track records.

Executive Management

The Executive Management team consists of executives who have led startups, major publically traded life science corporations, as well as seasoned professionals and entrepreneurs with relevant experience in healthcare, branding, business development and global finance.

Barry Wilson

Co-Founder & Board Member

Barry Wilson was appointed President of Medtronic International in 2001. He joined Medtronic as President Europe, Middle East and Africa in 1995 and in 1997 was elected a Senior Vice President of Medtronic, Inc. and joined the Executive Committee. He is a former President, International of the Lederle Division of the American Cyanamid Company, a research-based life sciences company that merged with…
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Greg Downey

Executive Chairman & Co-Founder

Greg Downey provides more than 20 years of senior executive and entrepreneurial experience in medical device, information technology, biologics and regenerative medicine, and has helped several promising domestic and European companies enter and grow in the United States. His operational experience covers areas such as business development, sales, marketing, branding…
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Denzil Crooke

Co-Founder, Government Relations

Mr. Denzil Crooke is co-founder and managing member of Caribbean Healthcare Partners, Ltd. and is CEO and Principal of Quantum Consulting, a principle-based consultancy and training company with a focus on Experiential Facilitation, Entrepreneurship Development and Coaching, Leadership Development and Organizational Change Management.
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Rowland Hanson

Managing Partner, Corporate Communications

Rowland is CEO of The HMC Company; a consulting firm that assists companies with strategic communications and business development. Prior to consulting, he was Vice President of Corporate Communications at Microsoft, where he created and executed the company’s highly acclaimed branding strategy which included the market introduction of Microsoft’s most popular product…
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Janeen Schackel

Chief Technology Officer

Jan Schackel has over 40 years of healthcare experience in information systems development and management. She has a proven track record of successfully identifying technological challenges in highly regulated environments and developing cost effective and innovative solutions, implementing new technologies and managing teams of engineers and analysts supporting physicians, nursing, laboratory, surgery, pharmacy, radiology, registration and patient accounting.
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Bill Mitchell

CEO & Founder, WT Mitchell Group

Mr. Mitchell brings to the company over 30 years of business experience in more than 50 ventures as a principal. His strengths include team building, assessing risk, raising and investing capital. Thanks to God, each of Bill’s past ventures…
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Nikos Anastassiades

CEO & Founder, NEA Medical

Experienced Chief Executive Officer and Consultant, with a demonstrated history of working in the international medical industry. Skilled in marketing, management, negotiations and startup businesses, planning and strategy. Specializes in…
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Alan Smith

Managing Director, Invictus Consulting Services, Ltd.

Mr. Allan Smith is the Founder and Managing Director of multiple private companies that operate in the areas of International Consulting, Hospitality, Citizenship by Investment, and Renewable Energy…
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Andy Redmond, MD

Program Director, Interventional Pain Management

Dr. Redmond is a Yale University-trained, board-certified neurosurgeon. His medical practice in Texas is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of interventional pain, physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors and neurosurgeons…
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Ken Zaslav, MD

Program Director Program Director, Sports Medicine & Regenerative Knee

Dr. Zaslav is an Orthopedic Surgeon practicing at Ortho Virginia in Richmond VA. His was the founding Director of the Sports Medicine Center and Cartilage Regeneration Centers at Advanced Orthopedic…
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Michael Galitzer, MD

Program Director Anti-Aging/Health & Wellness

Dr. Michael Galitzer is a nationally recognized expert in Energy Medicine, integrative medicine, and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT). For more than 40 years Dr. Galitzer has been a leading figure and innovator in the field of…
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Adam Katz, MD

Program Director, Aesthetics, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Katz is a Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Florida. After graduating from Duke University with a Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience, Dr. Katz obtained his M.D. from the University of Michigan Medical School, where he was…
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Bill Hunter, MD

Dr. Hunter received his undergraduate degree in Biology at Denison University in Ohio and then obtained a Masters Degree at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, in Physiology and Biophysics. On completion of his Masters he went to…
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Brian Johnstone, PhD

Dr. Johnstone has 20 years of experience developing cutting-edge medical therapies, including biologics, stem cells and gene therapies. For the past 14 years, he has been actively involved in translating adult stem cell therapies into…
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Erik Woods, PhD

Dr. Woods received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, USA. He then went on to study cryobiology at the Hillenbrand Center for Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN where…
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Vaclav Prochazka, MD, PhD

Vaclav Prochazka, MD, PhD is the Chief of Interventional Neurology and Angiology at the University Hospital, Ostrava, Czech Republic where he also serves as Vice Director for Research and Science. His specialty is treatment of diseases caused by…
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Jim Swick, PhD

Dr. Swick has over 40 years commercializing cutting-edge technologies that enhance the science of medicine with over 30 years’ experience as a preclinical and clinical investigator both in academia and industry. Prior to founding his own consultancy, he was the founder and…
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Kevin Ohashi, PhD, MBA, MS

Dr. Ohashi is a seasoned life science entrepreneur and venture capitalist. His experience spans a large segment of healthcare, including sports medicine, device manufacturing and regenerative medicine. Prior to founding Pond Capital in Boston, Dr. Ohashi led…
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Professional Services & Strategic Partners

Christophe Harbour promises island living with services guided by expert hands, experiences made authentic by Kittitian heritage, and rare Caribbean real estate opportunities. What distinguishes Christophe Harbour from all other Caribbean destinations is its distinctive collection of enticing amenities—Park Hyatt St. Kitts Christophe Harbour, superyacht marina and marina village, and coming soon a Tom Fazio designed golf course complete with clubhouse and practice facilities, and luxury accommodations.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has over 500 attorneys and government relations professionals in 17 offices across the U.S. with headquarters in Pittsburgh, foundational practices in healthcare, international law and tax, business finance, commercial litigation, labor and employment.
Katz, Sapper & Miller, one of the top CPA firms in the nation, provides tax, accounting and consulting services for a wide range of industries, including a deep knowledge of physician groups, hospitals, health systems, life science mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures.
The Government of St. Christopher & Nevis
The Government of St. Christopher & Nevis has been very supportive of CHP’s efforts to establish a best-in-class medical facility with the twin island federation. The Ministry of Health has been intimately involved and accommodating to the needs of the company.
St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank Ltd.
The St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank Ltd. is one of the premier financial institutions in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union, and is the largest banking institution in the region.

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