Our Team

Meet the CESI Team

At CESI, our world-class clinicians, event planners, and staff bring expertise across a range of specialties and a passion to drive healthcare forward. Along with the dedicated CESI team, through our integration with Hartford HealthCare, you and your team get direct access to a wide breadth of seasoned experts from within the health system. Additionally, CESI welcomes outside experts and KOLs chosen by its clients to participate in delivering programs.

CESI Leadership

Steven Shichman, MD

Executive Director - CESI
Urologic Surgeon
Office: 860.947.8500
Email: Steven.shichman@hhchealth.org

Stephen Donahue

Stephen Donahue, BS, RRT

Director of Operations
Office: 860.972.3284
Email: Stephen.Donahue@hhchealth.org

Thomas Nowicki, MD

Medical Director - CESI
Director of Medical Education - Hartford Healthcare and Hartford Hospital
Emergency Medicine Attending
Office: 860.972.9838
Email: Thomas.nowicki@hhchealth.org

Dawn Filippa

Dawn Filippa, MSN, MHA, RN, RRT, EMT-P

EMS Operations Manager
Education Specialist
Office: 860.972.0070
Email: Dawn.Filippa@hhchealth.org
Deanne Regan

Deanne Regan

Wet Lab Operations Manager
Office: 860.972.2945
Email: Deanne.regan@hhchealth.org





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