Meet the Board

Keely E Harris

President/Founder

For over 20 years, Keely has been actively involved as a volunteer/board member in several community organizations on Long Island, with experience in running fundraisers to raise funding & awareness for breast cancer, children athletics and many other community endeavors. She was previously employed as IVF Research Technician for over 10 years, working side by side with fertility specialists at: University of Penn Medical School and LI IVF. Her education and hands on experiences will help to guide the foundation in a direction of success.

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from SUNY Stony Brook, 1982

Contact:
kharris@g6pdDF.org

Mary Regina Phillips Munster

Secretary

Regina is a civil litigator whose practice extends to the defense of matters involving personal injury, products liability and general negligence. She worked as a New York City Paramedic for more than 10 years, providing traditional 911 medical care to patients residing in the boroughs of New York. In addition she provided medical care to high-risk patients being moved between facilities in the tri-state area. Relying upon this experience, Regina is able to guide the foundation with the substantive medical and legal issues that may arise as this non-profit foundation grows.

Education:
Juris Doctorate from Fordham Law School,  2004
Bachelor of Arts in English from Kenyon College, 1992

Contact:
mrpmunster@g6pdDF.org

Karen Corley, CPA

Treasurer/ interim Vice President

Since 1993, Karen has served as Director of Finance for Not-for-Profit 501 C-3 Legal Services Corporation of an annual budget of $ 7.5 Million. While working in public accounting, she specialized in not-for-profit accounting.  Licensed as a CPA in New York State since 1982, she has worked as a CPA for 34 years in a variety of areas of business. Her expertise in non-for profit accounting will support the board’s success in achieving their mission.

Education:
Master of Science in Taxation from Long Island University, CW Post Center, 1987
Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Long Island University, CW Post Center, 1980

Contact:
kcorley@g6pdDF.org

Menachem M. Nagar, M.D.

Research & Development, Chairman

Menachem has worked 10 years as creative director of Chabad-Lubavitch Media Center focusing on usability and information architecture before pursuing a medical career. Applying his creative skills in medicine, in 2014 he won the 3-Day-Startup competition at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology for prototyping an innovative mobile app that would increase compliance in pediatric diabetes patients. Combining his knowledge and skills, Menachem enlightens the board on the health and management of G6PD deficiency, and his vision helps to plan ways to successfully accomplish the mission as a foundation. 

Education:
Doctor of Medicine from Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, 2016
Bachelor of Science in Biology from Touro College, 2011

Contact:
mnagar@g6pdDF.org

Markee Harris,  PA-C

Board member

Markee Harris is a New York State board certified Physician Assistant, currently practicing in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine since 2016. Markee has obtained two Bachelor degrees and a Masters throughout her education. Markee strives to continue her education by pursuing a PHD. She also has an interest bringing Medical education to others, starting with G6PD Deficiency. G6PD Deficiency is important to Markee because her godson was greatly effected by the disease. She intends to have an integral role in furthering research, increasing awareness, educating patients and family members about the deficiency. She believes her personal experience with the disease can provide a special insight and connection to others who are also effected.

Education: 

Masters Physician Assistant  Studies from Touro College, New York, 2016

Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Touro College, New York, 2016

Bachelor of Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology from Emory University, Georgia, 2011

Toni-Marie Milito, PA-C

Board Member

Toni-Marie is a New York State board certified Physician Assistant, practicing in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN), since 2012. Toni also serves as an adjunct professor at the graduate level  in the field of gynecology to physician assistant students. She has a passion for medicine and education, and will play an instrumental role in the fabrication of events promoting awareness of G6PD deficiency.  She also intends to aid in research in efforts of incorporating routine neonatal testing for the deficiency to pregnant women.

Education:
Masters Physician Assistant from Pace University, New York, 2012

Bachelor of Science in Biology from Hofstra University, 2009

Contact
tmmilito@g6pdDF.org