Joseph W. Boatwright III, MD
Dr. Joseph W. Boatwright, III is a native of Jackson Ward in Richmond, Virginia. He take pride in having practiced solo pediatric practice in Jackson Ward, where in graduated from Maggie L. Walker High School and received his pediatric training at the Medical College of Virginia. His major professional interest has been to provide a medical home for those children and adolescents most in need and reducing health disparities and the social determinants of health to advance a healthier lifestyle. Dr. Boatwright has served as medical consultant and medical director at the VCU Health System, CenVaNet, City of Richmond, Bon Secours Health System, and Healthy U.
Dr. Boatwright has been a present and past member of numerous boards and committees to promote better healthcare for children and adolescents. These organizations have included the PacKids Board, Department of Medical Assistance Board, Richmond Ambulance Authority Board, Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Health Policy, Virginia Premier Board, Anthem quality Assurance and Pharmacy Committees, Virginia Coordinated Care for the Uninsured Task Force, Friends Association for Children Board, Head Start and School Health Advisory Board. Professional organization membership have included, Richmond Medical Society, Richmond Academy of Medicine, Medical Society of Virginia, Old Dominion Medical Society, National Medical Association, and the American Medical Association. Additionally, Dr. Boatwright is a member of all three area hospital systems, (VCU Health, Bon Secours, and HCA).
Outside of family and practice, he enjoys travel, snow skiing, tennis, swimming, billiards, and bowling.
Richard L. Seely, DBA
Dr. Richard Seely, Aloha Health Project Director, has since his early years been involved in activities that maintained or improved his health. A standout high school athlete and he was also a running back on the University of Connecticut football team and captain of the UConn tennis team. He continues to be an active tennis player, runs in 5K races, bikes and works out frequently.
Dick Seely’s educational training includes earning an MBA from the University of Connecticut, and a Doctorate of International Business and Economics from The George Washington University. His international business training lead to him serving as Professor and Director of Research at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Director of Plans and Program at the World Tourism Organization (Madrid Spain), and Assistant Secretary of Commerce for International Tourism in Administration of President Ronald Reagan. Dick Seely has served as a member of the full time faculties of Georgetown University, George Mason University and Mary Washington University.
Before forming Seely & Associates in 1991, he was Vice President of the Dutko Group, a major Washington DC government affairs organization. From 2010-2016 Dick Seely served as the full time consultant managing the health and wellness programs of Richmond’s Healthy U, the 7th District Health & Wellness Initiative. He brings to Aloha Health a proven track record of community engagement that is critical to bringing the under-served and under-utilizers of healthcare across the threshold into care and complaint. His model for engaging community leaders has been highly successful in efforts to bring into care those most in need.