Heng Wang, M.D., PhD, Medical Director
Dr. Wang is a board certified pediatrician. In addition to his medical degree, he has a PhD in biochemistry, along with many years of research experience. As a physician scientist, Dr. Wang has been instrumental in all scientific discoveries in DDC Clinic, from description of new diseases and associated genes, to development of diagnostic and treatment protocols for many genetic conditions.
Dr. Wang and his wife Jian live in Orange with their two daughters. Between his busy practice with DDC Clinic, he enjoys practicing Tai Chi.
Baozhong (Bao) Xin, PhD, Research Scientist
Dr. Xin has a PhD in molecular biology and viral oncogenesis from the University of Hong Kong and he completed his post-doctoral fellowship with the Cancer Biology and Cancer Genetics Program at Case Western Reserve University.
The unique opportunity and challenge that DDC Clinic presents is what intrigues Dr. Xin most about working at DDC Clinic. While he is fascinated by the research, he also enjoys working closely with the community and our patients to translate the research into real-world answers and solutions.
In his spare time Dr. Xin enjoys family life with his wife Li and his two daughters, as well as music, traveling and sports. His co-workers enjoy teasing him about his love of eating!
Alicia B. Bright, RN, Registered Nurse
Alicia has an Associate Degree in Nursing from Kent State University. She has worked in Geauga County for many years and has been closely associated with families in the community through her work. Her work experience includes work as a public health nurse with the Geauga County Health District, work with the American Red Cross as well as staff positions in various medical and care centers.
Alicia enjoys traveling to visit her two sons, at this time that includes New York and Nashville; she is excited to see where their future might take them so she can see more of the country. She is an avid bicyclist as well and enjoys taking her bike along wherever she goes.
Patti Gallagher, Business Manager
Patti joined DDC Clinic in order to use her business and financial background, as well as her personal family experience of having a brother with special needs, to help others. Patti’s diverse work experience includes office management at various organizations and finance at banking institutions.
Patti and her husband Jack live in Burton – when they aren’t traveling to someplace warm with a beach. They have four sons and are enjoying their grandchildren immensely.