Dr Richard Constable MD
Dr. Richard Constable is from the parish of Clarendon, Jamaica and was a stellar student at Clarendon College. He attended the University of the West Indies for one year then migrated to Canada and worked briefly as a R&D technician with Stange and Salada Tea. His move to New York, USA culminated in his attendance at Long Island University and his graduation in 1986 from the Medical School of the State University of New York (SUNY), Albany with specialties in general surgery and trauma.
Dr. Constable began his private practice in Woodbridge, New Jersey in 1986 and is a member of several committees in a variety of hospital systems. A co-founder of the Caribbean Medical Mission which has been in existence for 17 years, he has been influential in staging medical missions to Jamaica for the past 16 years. He is Chairman of the Board of HELP Jamaica Foundation, and a member of the Jamaican-American Association of Buffalo. As Chairman of the Board of NAJASO since 2011, Dr. Constable envisions expansion of the organization into a sustainable global entity in the future; working to increase NAJASO’s membership capacity via 500 potential partnerships by collaborating with organizations of mutual interest in supporting Jamaica while improving NAJASO’s finances.