At the Intersection of Healthcare, Economics, and Social Interaction.

At HGF, we work daily to align and pull together resources and a culture of care that fosters better health outcomes in our community and beyond.

Staff

Heart of a Giant’s Team comes prepared every day to work to improve health outcomes and prevent chronic heart diseases in our community.

Bouba Diemé

Founder
Boston, MA

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Program Director
TBD

Idongesit Obeya, RN, BSN, MSN

Program Nurse
Cranford, NJ

Epidemiology Research Manager
TBD

Admin and Operations Manager
TBD

Community Outreach Manager
TBD

Leadership

The Heart of a Giant Foundation’s Board of Directors is actively engaged in all aspects of making our mission happen – from developing our programs to raising crucial funds and awareness of our work and engaging the community.

Désirée Allen

Vice-President and Director
Assistant Vice President
Regional and Community Outreach Department (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston)
Boston, MA

Modou Ndoye Fall

Director
Associate Partner
(Dalberg Strategic Advisors)
Dakar, Senegal

Malika Fair, MD, MPH

Director
Senior Director, Health Equity Partnerships & Programs (Association of American Medical Colleges, AAMC)
Detroit, MI

Bouba Diemé

President and Director
Engineer, Serial Entrepreneur,
Health Ambassador, Author
(Heart of a Giant)
Boston, MA

Papi Sora

Treasurer and Director
Senior Customer Success Manager
(Athena Health)
Milford, NH

Lawrence Vinson

Director
VP of Health Strategies, Greater-Boston
(American Heart Association)
Boston, MA

Advisors

The Heart of a Giant Foundation’s Board of Advisors is actively engaged in all aspects of making our mission happen – from developing our programs to raising crucial funds and awareness of our work and engaging the community.

Joe Amadi-Echendu, Professor

Engineering and Technology Management,
Graduate School of Technology Management
(The University of Pretoria)
Pretoria, South Africa

Neal Lakdawala, MD

Cardiovascular Medicine Specialist
(Brigham and Women’s Hospital, BWH)
Instructor in Medicine
(Harvard Medical School)
Boston, MA

Nicole Singh, MD

Internist (George Washington University Hospital)
Primary Care Doctor (Sislen & Associates)
Washington, DC

Lauren Eberly, MD, MPH

Clinical Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine
(Perelman School of Medicine, UPenn)
Philadelphia, PA

Theresa Stone, MD

Internal Medicine
(MedStar Institute for Innovation)
Co-founder and Director
(Fresh & Savory Culinary
and Lifestyle Medicine Teaching Kitchen)
Washington, DC

Myrtise Maurice,
MSW, MPH, LICSW

Clinical Social Worker,
and Public Health Consultant
Founder (Perspectives Health Services)
Co-Founder (Haitian Mental Health Network)
Boston, MA

Ousmane Dieye, MD

Cardiovascular Medicine Specialist
(Cabinet de Cardiologie SAKINA)
Dakar, Senegal

Olivia Weinstein, MS, RD, LDN

Culinary Nutrition Director, Teaching Kitchen
(Boston Medical Center)
Boston, MA

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