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Lakeisha C. Lubin is currently a Project Research Manager at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where she is responsible for overseeing clinical research trials in oncology focusing on rare cancers. Her prior experience at Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health entailed managing health education research programs conducted in non-traditional settings such as barbershops, beauty salons and faith-based organizations. Her work consisted of improving the feasibility of access to health and social services for formerly incarcerated individuals and their families and raising awareness of HIV/AIDS, prostate cancer, cardiovascular disease and obstructive sleep apnea among people of African descent residing in Central Brooklyn, NY.
Ms. Lubin’s past work included conducting research on HIV/AIDS in underserved communities, she served on a research steering committee as a youth advisor; advising research fellows on their study on HIV/AIDS prevention and intervention among adolescents. She has also served on the United Nation subcommittee advocating for affordable HIV/AIDS medications. Ms. Lubin received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and minor in Biology from Brooklyn College. She is passionate about improving the health of her community and believes in addressing health disparity through a holistic approach, focusing on health and social needs within the community. Ms. Lubin currently serve as a board member at the National Coalition of 100 black women- Manhattan Chapter whose mission is to advocate on behalf of women of color through national and local actions and strategic alliances that promote their national and international agendas on leadership development and gender equity in health, education and economic development.