Meet Our Team

The Black Coalition Against COVID is a network of key trusted messengers from a variety of sub-populations including public health, community leaders and medical experts.  Together we are united to provide trustworthy, reliable, and relatable information to minority communities. 

BCAC Board of Directors

Reed Tuckson, M.D.

Former Commissioner of Public Health for The District of Columbia

Ambrose Lane Jr.

Public Health Activist and Community Leader

Rubin Patterson, PHD

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences Howard University

Melissa Clarke, M.D.

Physician and Health Educator

Shanna Peeks

Executive Board Member for the Coalition of Black Trade Unionist

Jehan El-Bayoumi, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Physician and Founding Director of the Rodham Institute

Rev. Dr. Kendrick E. Curry, PHD

Pastor, The Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, Washington, D.C.

BCAC Steering Committee

Reed Tuckson, M.D.

Former Commissioner of Public Health for The District of Columbia

Ambrose Lane Jr.

Public Health Activist and Community Loader

Joni Eisenberg, MPH

Public Health Advocate, Community Radio Host WPFW 89.3FM Jazz & Justice

Josh N. Williams

President of the Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO

Angela Owens Clark

Business and Community Leader

Melissa Clarke, M.D.

Physician and Health Educator

Shanna Peeks

Executive Board Member for The Coalition of Black Trade Unionist

Lisa Fitzpatrick, M.D.

Public Health Advocate and Former Chief Medical Officer of DC Medicaid

Jehan El-Bayoumi, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Physician and Founding Director of the Rodham Institute

Rev. Dr. Kendrick E. Curry

Pastor, The Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, Washington, DC

Ashanti Carter

Program Manager for the Rodham Institute

BCAC Is proud to work with these
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Founding Partners

Other Partners

Join the coalition and help us provide trustworthy reliable and reliable information to minority communities on all aspects of the COVID pandemic.