Global Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health, and the Vaccine Immunotherapy Center ( VIC ) Chief New York City Media Liaison
Dara has collaborated in academic and clinical research endeavors at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA; L’Institut Pasteur Department of Infectiology in Paris, France; The National Travel Health Network at The University College of London Hospital in London, UK.
She has also engaged in several mission projects around the world, including in Dame Marie, Haiti, Calabar, Nigeria and in Mumbai, India. Furthermore, philanthropic endeavors and volunteerism are an important part of her life. She is currently an active board member for Habitat for Humanity, UNICEF, the United Nations Foundation and Doctors Without Borders. In 2022, she received the Habitat for Humanity Exceptional Leadership Award. In 2009, she received the U.S. Presidential Award for Volunteerism and continues to strive to dedicate her life to the service of others.