Board of Directors

Rajadevi Satchi, M.D.

Dr. Satchi is board certified in pediatrics, has been a pediatrician in the Danbury area since 1979. She is a member of the American Pediatric Board, and is an assistant clinical professor at the New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y.

Dr. Satchi has participated in several short-term medical mission trips to Nigeria, Costa Rica, Sri Lanka and India. She attends Walnut Hill Community Church in Bethel.

She and her husband, local OBGYN Dr. Mahalingam Satchi, have three daughters and two sons-in-laws, one of whom is an orthopedic surgeon, and four grandchildren.  Dr. Satchi is thankful to God for all the blessings and trials to reflect the love of Jesus Christ in her life.

Dr. Satchi is Samaritan’s Medical Director, and both her and her daughter Dr. Krishanthi Satchi are volunteer pediatricians at Samaritan.


Patrick Broderick, M.D.

Dr. Pat is Samaritan’s Board Chairman, and he’s a Chairman of Danbury Hospital’s Department of Emergency Medicine, exercising full leadership responsibility for the high-volume emergency department, and is EMS medical director for metro Danbury.

He sits on a full gamut of hospital-based, community-based and EMS-based committees; is president of the Western Connecticut Medical Group; and is the Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn., an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine/Emergency Medicine at New York Medical College, and an Associate Professor at the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, Vermont.  His community involvement includes being medical director at the AmeriCares Free Clinic in Danbury.


Mr. Rupert Grant, Southbury, CT

Mr. Grant is Samaritan Board’s Treasurer.


Mrs. Linda Broderick, R.N., New Fairfield, CT

Linda Broderick is a CT state board certified Registered Nurse with over 45 years of experience delivering high quality care in ; CCU, Medical/Surgical, Home Care IV Therapy, Pediatric, Psychiatry, ECT, and School Nursing in all levels. Volunteer Activities include; St Edward CCD teacher, St Edward Parish Nurse, New Fairfield College and Career Center, New Fairfield school teaching art appreciation, Mission trips to Haiti, Guatemala, Lourdes. Dame in the Order of Malta.



Mrs. Flavia Pesarini, Danbury, CT

Flavia Pesarini is a compassionate advocate and dedicated representative of our non-profit pediatric clinic and has been a volunteer translator for a number of years.

Her commitment to inclusivity and community engagement has had a significant impact on bridging cultural gaps in our local surroundings.

Flavia is originally from Brazil and her life experience has been instrumental in guiding our clinic toward its mission of providing exceptional care to children in need, ensuring that the diverse needs and perspectives of the Brazilian, as well as Spanish communities are not only heard but also embraced.

She is married, has three kids and is currently employed at another local non-profit organization.


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