Meet the Team
Kerry Maguire, DDS, MSPH
Chair, Options for Children in Zambia and Designer, PieceworksZambia
Kerry is a general dentist with advanced training in public health. Her interest in international health began in 1988 during a summer working with the Colorado Migrant Health Program. She balances her experience in academic and corporate dentistry with an interest in fiber arts (www.PieceworksZambia.org).
Thomas P. Stossel, MD Director and Clerk for Options for Children in Zambia
American Cancer Society Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Tom is a hematologist with accomplishments in cell biology research. His interest in international health was nonexistent until he married Options Chairperson, Kerry Maguire. Now he is a devout believer in community service and proud to be an honorary Zambian with an appointment at the University of Zambia’s University Teaching Hospital.
John Morgan, DDS
Associate Professor, Department of Public Health and Community Service, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
John is a general dentist with advanced training in hospital and community dentistry. His interest in international health began in 1988 when he joined a team to develop access to dental care for medically compromised and vulnerable populations in Haiti.
Tembo Mudenda, DMD
Donna Golemme C.P.A.
Director, Options for Children in Zambia
Donna is the Excutive Vice Presedent at PBS Distribution, an affiliate of the Public Broadcasting Service. She is also a beading artist and co-owner of BeadCache, a retail beading business in Mansfield, Massachusetts. Donna considers being able to re-introduce bead-weaving techniques to the creative and talented women of Muchila has been the opportunity of a lifetime. The vibrancy, talent and passion of these women to work hard and produce amazing handcrafted creations to generate income has been nothing short of inspirational.
Rich Golemme, C.P.A.
Board of Directors, Treasurer and Assitant Clerk for Options for Children in Zambia
Rich is an entrepreneur and small business owner of BeadCache, a retail store in Mansfield, Massachusetts. Rich has been involved in both the commerce and the dental missions at Options for Children since 2009. In addition to his work instigating Muchila’s beading microfinance project, Rich has also worked to provide supporting sterilization services to the village dentistry mission.