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Founder and Executive Director


Rebecca Desir, MPH is a native of Ft Lauderdale Florida, born to Haitian immigrants. In 2013, she graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science + Health Promotion from Florida Atlantic University. She later graduated with her master’s degree in Public Health from Florida International University.  She currently works as a Program Manager for one of the largest faith-based health systems in the nation. Her passion for addressing health equity in Black communities led her to starting her own nonprofit organization, The Black Health Commission (@BlackHealthCommission). She enjoys photography, spending time with family and friends, and hosting game nights at her home.





Chairman + CEO

Adam is the Chief Executive Officer at ClinArk Inc., a clinical consulting firm that helps sponsors and contract research organizations execute clinical feasibility studies and recruit patients. ClinArk is dedicated to increasing clinical trial awareness, access, and participation for underserved communities. Adam serves as a board member at the Wittenberg Institute for Public Humanities and Sciences during his free time. He also serves as an advisory board member at the Sickle Cell Thalassemia Patient Network (SCTPN). Adam graduated with his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Wittenberg University in 2014."