NuHealth’s HIV Program Administrator
Martine Michel-Toure is currently NuHealth’s HIV Program Administrator. She oversees a team of dedicated Medical Case Managers to ensure the well-being and care of HIV+ and Co-Infected Hep-C clients. Martine is also the Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Research and Education and also works as a Teaching Consultant for Stony Brook University’s Center for Public Health Education. She holds both a Master’s degree in International Education and a Bachelor’s degree in Intercultural Studies from New York University. Having served the HIV+ community for over 14 years and having developed humanitarian programs with which to enrich the lives of poverty-stricken Haitians and Dominicans on the Hispaniola, she has gained a wealth of experience and a mastery of the field of Human Services.
Martine sits on many committees throughout Long Island including the ETE/NY Links Committee, United Way Long Island’s Planning Council, NuHealth’s Sexual & Reproductive Health Program Review Committee; Nassau County Department of Health’s Nassau Knows Committee and of course, Circulo de la Hispanidad’s Annual Gala Planning Committee. Martine is also a member of The National Association of Professional Women (NAPWA) which offers women the opportunity to network with over 850,000 members at more than 200 local chapters.
Martine Michel-Toure currently lives in Baldwin, Long Island and travels to the Dominican Republic and/or Haiti several times per year to oversee her organization’s school-meal programs and to distribute clothing, food and household items to Haitians and Dominicans living on or near Sugar Cane Bateys. She is currently building a facility in the Dominican Republic which will house a learning center for local residents to learn how to grow and cook nutritious, non-GMO foods—-grown on the property’s farm. A natural food & beverage café, as well as, a vegetable, fruit and animal farm will help to sustain this community project and her dream.