Committed to the belief that healthcare is a right not a privilege, he founded the Community Health Center Inc. in Middletown and has developed many other health and human services initiatives across the state and around the world.
In addition, Mark is also deeply involved with international human rights. Some key projects include working with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, where traveled in Tibet, Nepal, India and China to work on the issues facing the Tibetan people.
He was also active in the development of the Bishop Tutu Refugee relief agency during the critical years fighting apartheid in South Africa.
Doctorate, Lectures, Radio
For this and other work, Mark Masselli was honored with a Doctorate of Humane Letters by Wesleyan University in 2009.