Board of Directors

Allee Torres, M.S.

President of the Board of Directors, Director of Medical Affairs, Cofounder

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Allee Torres started working in the outpatient medical setting in 2008 and has developed a focus on public health at the local and international level. She has a M.S. in Biohazardous Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases from Georgetown University and a B.S. in Biology from Stanford University.  She specializes in countering the threat of emerging infectious disease. She has worked in public health outreach since 2012 and worked as a researcher, writer, and editor for NATO public health initiatives.

Rebecca Holliman, M.S.

Vice President of the Board of Directors, Director of Legal Affairs, Cofounder

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Rebecca Holliman works as a research associate on biomedical regulatory issues in Washington DC. She has an M.S. in Biomedical Science Policy and Advocacy from Georgetown University. She focuses on the regulatory approval process for pharmaceutical and medical devices and the impact of regulatory science on public health. She has worked for public health nonprofits since 2009, including Georgetown Medstar’s Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers, PharmedOut, and Mayflower Medical Outreach. She has written/spoken on regulatory topics for US News and World Report, The Bioethics Forum, and No Copay Radio. She is a former Korean Linguist for the U.S. Army.

 

Alex Joseph, M.S.

Treasurer of the Board of Directors, Director of Operations, Cofounder

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Alex has worked as a research technician at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center of Georgetown University, as well as a the Foundation for the Advanced Education in the Sciences at the National Institutes of health. Recently awarded his MS in Biomedical Science Policy and Advocacy from Georgetown, Alex focuses on how biomedical innovation can be successfully moved through research, development, and implementation to make a real-world impact on society.

Lindsay Guber, MOT, OTR/L

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Secretary of the Board of Directors

Lindsay Guber is a licensed and registered occupational therapist in Boulder, Colorado. Since 2003 she has worked with children, adolescents, and adults with physical, intellectual, and other disabilities to meet their goals for independence and quality of life. Over the years she has worked as a camp counselor, independent living support provider, respite care provider, job coach, and case manager to support individuals with disabilities and their families. As an occupational therapist, she provides valuable input to AREA’s projects using her expertise in adapting tools and environments to fit individuals’ unique needs.

Ethan Miller

Board of Directors, Director of Design, Cofounder

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Ethan Miller currently works as a small business and nonprofit design consultant in Denver, CO. He is a specialist in human centered product design and has worked on a wide variety of design projects ranging from consumer electronics and appliances, to upper extremity prosthetics and physical therapy devices. He has worked as an advocate for health, design, and science education since 2008 serving as an Industrial Designer Society of America body president and mentor for FIRST Robotics, Strategic Kids LLC. and Arts Street Educational Service.