Shipley, B.S.N., R.N.
President and CEO of
experience in the health services industry in the
US and abroad, Donna Shipley founded
Health Services in 1996. Donna
had previously renovated Kaiser Permanente’s
travel clinic in the mid-1990s, and had practiced as
a registered nurse in the US and Europe. This experience
gave her a vital understanding of the complexities
of health needs for travelers to foreign countries,
and led to the recognition that a niche existed for
a business that would better serve these travelers
with quality service.
concept of quality service that is both convenient
efficient soon broadened, leading to the
formation of a multifaceted health company – ADVANCED
Health Resources – in 1999.
While SMARTRAVEL continues to provide superior travel
health services under the
ADVANCED Health Resources banner, ADVANCED
Health Resources also provides a broad range of occupational health
services including physical examinations for immigration,
the Department of Transportation, camp, students, and
sports; on-site visits for flu clinics and health fairs;
substance and drug abuse testing; and blood testing
for health screenings.
Joseph A. Bellanti, M.D.
Medical Director of
Advanced Health Resources
Dr. Joseph A. Bellanti, M.D.
is a widely recognized researcher, educator, and practitioner
in the fields of immunology, allergy, and microbiology.
He has been a member of the faculty of Georgetown University
School of Medicine since 1963, since 1980 as Director
of the Division of Allergy-Immunology, Department of
Pediatrics and the Division of Virology and Immunology,Department
of Laboratory Medicine Georgetown University Hospital.
In 1975, he worked to establish the International
Center for Interdisciplinary Studies of Immunology,
a forum for generating new knowledge in immunology
and translating it to clinical use through
approach involving basic and clinical investigators,
allied health professionals, statisticians, and health
educators. Its location in the nation's capital has
enhanced its international perspective; students,
and scientists from all over the would are invited
to study there.
he lectures abroad in Europe and South America, sometimes
in fluent Spanish or Italian.
In 1972, he was
named one of the "Outstanding Educators of America" by
the William Peck Society, an educators' group. Part
of his time is devoted to direct patient care of
children and adults exhibiting the full spectrum
and immunologic disorders.
Bellanti was President of the Society for Pediatric
Research (1980), President of INTERASTHMA
President of the American College of Allergy
and Immunology (1991-92), President of the
Laboratory Immunologists (1974-84); Editor
of Allergy: (1980-89). He is recipients of many
national and international
honors, most recently receiving the Honoris causa
from the University of Palermo, Italy (1992).