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D. Sue Townsel, Royal Oak

Vice Chair

D. Sue Townsel is the Program Manager in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Corewell Health East in Royal Oak, MI. She is a leader in health and education, responsible for strategy and growth.

Townsel has spent the past decade securing national, local, and philanthropic funding to improve access to health care and reduce barriers to learning and education. Most of her career has been dedicated to building and strengthening partnerships and relations of health professionals, patients, and community members.

Townsel has received awards and recognition from the American Heart Association, Wayne State School of Medicine, Food & Drug Administration-Detroit District Office, Michigan House of Representatives, and the City of Hope National Medical Center. She serves on the Board of Visitors for Wayne State University, the American Heart Association’s Science and Research Task Force for Lay Stakeholders, and Davenport University's Health Advisory Council. Townsel holds a Master of Science from Wayne State University and a Bachelor of Science from Michigan State University.