Cherrelle Rozie currently serves as the Director of Community Health and Well Being for the Springfield market at Trinity Health of New England/Mercy Medical Center. She’s responsible for all community health programs and initiatives within the market. She also oversees the Mercy Medical Center Healthcare for the Homeless program and Springfield Social Care Team with a staff of 23.
After obtaining her undergraduate degree from the illustrious Howard University, a historically black college and university in Washington D.C., she obtained her Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in Community and International Health from New York University. She’s also a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).
Prior to joining Trinity Health of New England/Mercy Medical Center, Cherelle spent the previous six years with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Her most recent role’s with the AHA/ASA were the Health Equity Director and Community Impact Director for the Boston area market. Prior to her roles in Boston, she served as a Regional Community CPR Manager for the AHA/ASA Greater Southeast Affiliate which included the following states/territories: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Puerto Rico. The majority of her work has centered around health equity and disparities, chronic disease prevention and education.
In her personal time, she coaches 7th and 8th grade girl’s travel basketball. She’s coached youth basketball for the past 14 years. She also spends a great deal of time mentoring and tutoring teenage youth. She more recently developed a passion for modifying her Jeep Wrangler and going off-roading in her spare time.