As a “third culture kid” she developed a passion for different cultures, and an empathy for those disadvantaged. While raising four children, she has built partnerships and led change for over 20 years. An expert in program management, clinical research and global health, she professionally educates on issues, domestically and in developing countries.
While completing her Masters of Public Health, she managed the development of a clinical research unit and lab in Tanzania, and multiple NIH studies to further understand the pathology of pediatric severe malaria. She also managed multiple industry-sponsored HIV ART clinical trials for the University of Utah Infectious Diseases Division, evaluated reproductive health clinics and youth programs in Guyanaon a short term mission for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and revamped surgical suites for Globus Relief in Chamba, India.
Rebecca enjoys travel, nature, and spending time with her family. In her spare time, she skippers sailboats on theGreat Salt Lake, and dances Argentinian tango, anywhere they will let her.