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.

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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