Healthy Me - Healthy SC Leadership

J. David Sudduth, MBA, FHFMA

Executive Director, Healthy Me - Healthy SC

J. David Sudduth, MBA, FHFMA In his role as Executive Director, David provides strategic leadership for the overall direction of Healthy Me - Healthy SC. David is a graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Management and a Masters degree in Business Administration. He was previously employed as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Health Sciences Center (HSC) at Prisma Health. In addition to HSC operational and financial duties, he had management responsibilities for the Office of Philanthropy, the Office of Innovation, Graduate Medical Education, and the Bradshaw Institute for Community Child Health and Advocacy. Prior to Prisma Health, he served at Bon Secours St. Francis Health System as Director of Finance and Government Affairs. He has earned the designation of Fellow with the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).

David served as the District 4 Representative on Greenville City Council from 2005-2017. From 1982 until 1986, he served in the United States Navy earning numerous awards for professional achievement. David is a life-long resident of Greenville County and a graduate of Leadership Greenville, Leadership South Carolina, and the Diversity Leaders Initiative of The Riley Institute.

David previously served on the Greenville County Library Board, and is a past president of the North Greenville Rotary Club and Leadership Greenville Alumni Board. David also served 10 years on the Greenville Water Commission and was a founding member of the Board of Trustees for the University Center of Greenville. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Meals on Wheels and the Greenville Technical College Foundation (Treasurer).

He is married to Kathy Davis Sudduth. They have three children – Emily, Haley and John.

Kapri Kreps Rhodes, MBA

Director, Healthy Me - Healthy SC

Kapri Kreps Rhodes, MBA In her role as Director, Kapri Kreps Rhodes co-leads Healthy Me - Healthy SC, conceptualizing, developing, and implementing HMHSC’s population health strategies. Kapri earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health: Science, Society and Policy from Brandeis University in Massachusetts. She earned her Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina-Darla Moore School of Business. Prior to her current role, Kapri worked in Performance Improvement at MUSC as a Performance Improvement Engineer and Jacobi Medical Center in New York as Assistant Director of Hospitals, where she focused on improving the health systems’ operations through enhanced quality/safety for patients, more efficient practices, and reduction of costs. She holds a silver-level certification in Lean methodology.

Before her work in hospital administration, she served as a HealthCorps coordinator at an inner-city high school in New York, where she taught health education classes and ran after school programs such as a cooking club and girls empowerment group.

Outside of work, Kapri remains active in community service and healthcare. She is a board member of the Charleston Jewish Federation, a member of the Advisory Board of the Dutch Mentor’s Leadership Academy, and the Chair of the Lowcountry’s ACHE chapter. She is also working towards her FACHE.

A “foodie,” in her free time, she enjoys cooking and trying new cuisines. She is a proud boy mom.

Mackenzie Sullivan, MPH, PMP 

Operations Manager, Healthy Me - Healthy SC

Mackenzie Sullivan is the Operations Manager for Healthy Me Healthy SCAs the Healthy Me - Healthy SC Operations Manager, Mackenzie Sullivan oversees all operational and financial matters across HMHSC programs. She also serves as a project manager closely monitoring the HMHSC budget and ensuring that HMHSC programs have the resources they need to improve healthcare access and outcomes in rural and underserved areas of South Carolina. 

Mackenzie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from Colby College and began her career in Washington, D.C. supporting federal, state, and nonprofit partners across multiple industries on enterprise-level projects and multi-year transformative programs. Equipped with a strong strategic planning and project management background, she went back to school to receive her Masters of Public Health degree in Healthcare Management and graduate certificates in Healthcare Administration and Global Health from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health. She is a member of the UTHealth Alpha Iota chapter of Delta Omega, the National Honorary Society in Public Health and holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. 

Having spent her summers in college working on rural healthcare initiatives in Kenya, she is thrilled to now serve rural communities in her home state. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time on the beach, crafting, and traveling. 

Anita Ramsetty, M.D., CCMS

Chief Medical Officer, Healthy Me - Healthy SC 

Dr. Anita Ramsetty, CCMS - CMO of Healthy Me - Healthy SCDr. Anita Ramsetty received training in Internal Medicine at the University of Florida, subspecialty training in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Stanford University Hospital and holds specialty certification in Culinary Medicine through Tulane University. She completed her physician leadership training through McColl School of Business and is a certified green belt in LEAN Six Sigma.  In addition to her role as Chief Medical Officer for the HMHSC rural health clinic initiative, Dr. Ramsetty serves as the Associate Dean for Community Engagement at MUSC and Co-Director of the CARES student-run free clinic. She is a member of the MUSC College of Medicine Dean's Diversity Council, as well as the Academy of Medical Educators where she was inducted as a "Distinguished Teacher." 

In previous years she served as the Director for the Diabetes Center at Roper St. Francis Hospital in Charleston, SC. While continuing to serve as a clinician, Dr. Ramsetty has a strong focus on service to underserved populations in several other diverse professional arenas. In healthcare delivery she has led expansion from the main CARES clinic site to two outreach clinics in efforts to address disparities in care, effectively tripling the community served by a free clinic in low resource settings. St. Stephen Rural Outreach combines health screenings with food distributions to address food insecurity, while the Pediatric Prevention Clinic in North Charleston addresses the immunization needs of children who do not qualify for federal funding. 

In the realm of research and education she focuses on both education of inter-professional students, as well as healthcare systems operations to improve care of underserved populations experiencing social determinants of health that are adversely impacting health outcomes. She is also a regular instructor for courses in the MUSC College of Medicine, some of which she has led and developed as course director. She serves as mentor to medical students in various arenas including research and project development, community engagement and decisions regarding professional path and specialty choice.

Dr. Ramsetty is the recipient of numerous awards including most recently the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, the College of Medicine Excellence in Diversity Award, and the 2019 Healthcare Hero by Charleston Regional Business Journal.

Rhonda Matthews, MEd

Clemson Heath Extension Program Director 

Rhonda Matthews, MEd - Clemson Health Program DirectorRhonda currently leads the Clemson Health Extension program under Healthy Me - Healthy SC. In her role she oversees 14 (and counting) Clemson Rural Health Extension agents who implement chronic disease prevention and self-management programs, along with general programs to improve the overall quality of life in South Carolinians. These programs include the Health Extension for Diabetes (HED) program, Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), Know Diabetes By Heart (KDBH), Hypertension Management Program (HMP), in addition to breastfeeding support and childhood wellness programs. Underpinning her role, she holds extensive experience in nutrition and food safety education across South Carolina. She is also well-versed in television, radio, and newsprint outreach. Additionally, she is a certified Servsafe manager, instructor and proctor, and has experience developing and delivering curriculum to all ages. On the HMHSC side, she excels at engaging community groups and local leaders to improve health outcomes. 

Sarah Beth Napper, MHA 

Administrative Fellow, Healthy Me - Healthy SC

Sarah Beth Napper, MHA - Administrative Fellow for Healthy Me - Healthy SCAs an administrative fellow, Sara Beth works on strategy conceptualization, program management, and overall planning for Healthy Me - Healthy SC. 

Originally from Camden, South Carolina, Sara Beth earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Business from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Recently, Sara Beth graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina with her Master of Health Administration. During her graduate studies, Sara Beth interned with MUSC Health Solutions, Emergency Management, Environment of Care, and System Finance. 

Sara Beth is passionate about healthcare innovation and community engagement and hopes to expand healthcare access to underserved communities through radical innovation. 

In her free time, Sara Beth enjoys going to the beach, exploring different restaurants in Charleston, and traveling. She is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.