Board of Directors

Dr. Youlanda Gibbs
Founder - The Palmetto Palace

Dr. Youlanda C. GibbsFounder, Executive Director, Outreach Director

Dr. Youlanda Gibbs will serve as the Outreach Director for the mobile health unit. Dr. Gibbs is Founder and Executive Director of The Palmetto Palace. She has more than 15 years of experience in clinical settings, including case management, and more. She is a dedicated health care professional who has a deep understanding of the intersection of health administration, family services, and education.

Dr. Gibbs began her higher education at the College of Charleston earning a bachelor in Elementary Education, then earned her Master’s in Education from Lesley University, and a doctorate in Education Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.

Dr. Youlanda Gibbs possesses the passion, talent, resilience, vision, and determination to develop the The Palmetto Palace Health Care Unit into a successful endeavor, delivering preventive care to under-served populations and communities that need it most.


Deborah EulandBoard Chairwoman

Retired College of Charleston Instructor
Volunteer with The Palmetto Palace


Natalia Pawlowski, MDMobile Health Unit Medical Director

Natalia Pawlowski, MD, completed her residency at UPMC in Pittsburgh PA in family medicine in 2015. Practices primary care with special interest in community outreach, women’s health and wellness and nutrition. Worked in a community health center which served people who didn’t have insurance. Partnered up with social workers and cops to help transport homeless people to shelter on really cold Colorado nights. 


Robert E. Fichter – PharmD

Dedicated to providing excellent patient care to patients in our community. He is currently a pharmacy manager for a major retail chain pharmacy in Charleston, SC. He was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, where he graduated from Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy in 2014.


Joel GreenTechnology & Internet Marketing Consultant

President of Platoon Media, LLC
With over 20 years in IT and Web development experience Joel met Dr. Gibbs while he was working with The College of Nursing at MUSC in Charleston. He has helped with fundraising, social media engagement, and technology consulting since 2011.