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Jean Charles – Executive Director

Jean Charles was born in Haiti and immigrated to the United Sates in 1972. Having realized the American dream in this country he now calls home, a spirit of gratitude and altruism moves him to improve the life of those he left behind the island. With his own funds he founded the J.C. Hispaniola Fund, Inc. (JCHF) a non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to fighting

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Luc Joseph – Medical Director

Luc F Joseph, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Joseph earned his medical and doctorate degrees from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He later earned his Master of Public Health degree from Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Joseph has been a physician at Boston Children’s Hospital for more than 15 years and has more

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Roseline Carelus – Nurse Director

Roseline Carelus graduated with an associate degree in Nursing at Nassau Community College, Garden City, New York.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing at Adelphi University, Garden City, New York. Currently, she is the Stroke Coordinator of Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, New York.  Her 25 years of experience in nursing include intensive care, community health and nursing supervision.   Roseline also

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Kurdea Lyon – Oral Health Director

Kurdea Lyon graduated from Northeastern University with a Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs for Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices and is currently pursuing a career in the Biotechnology industry in the greater Boston area. While attending Northeastern University, Kurdea became the first Patient Navigator at Boston Children’s Hospital where she helped develop the program to reduce healthcare disparities and improve healthcare outcomes for

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