OUR TEAM

Our team of Healthcare experts are excited to partner with school districts throughout California to provide onsite primary care clinics and health and well-being education programs to students of all ages and their families.
Lorna Johnson, Entrepreneur. Advocate. Philanthropist. Diplomat.

CEO Lorna Johnson established Compassion for Teen Life (CFTL) in 1999 as a non-profit organization dedicated to providing health, nutrition, and well-being education for youth.

 

As Administrative Director and CFO of Advanced Family Care Medical Group Ms. Johnson has steady planting in the healthcare industry. She is a certified nurse, midwife, and nurse practitioner and also lectured at the University of California, Los Angeles from 1996 to 2012. Since 2010 she has served on President Obama’s Healthcare Committee and Finance Committee.

 

Ms. Johnson is also a supporter of education and the arts. In 2011 she was named Honorary Consul for Jamaica in Southern California and since 2014, was appointed by President Obama to serve on the President’s Advisory Committee for the Performing Arts at the John F. Kennedy Center.

 

When she is not serving with the consulate, working in her clinic, convening with government officials or healthcare professionals, Ms. Johnson is mentoring, or coaching youth and advocating for women in leadership. As she continues to connect, educate and inspire she lives her dream of empowering others to the call of making a difference.

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Dr. James Thomas, Medical Director.

Medical Director Dr. James Thomas is a Family Medicine Physician, and completed his medical education at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

 

Dr. Thomas is a certified US Naval Flight Surgeon, a member of the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and the Medical Board of California.

 

Additionally, Dr. Thomas was awarded the Humanitarian of the Year in 2010 by the Society of St. Vincent due Paul Council of Los Angeles, California. Dr. Thomas is dedicate to service in the healthcare arena and visits Mali annually to serve women and children in underserved communities.

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