Founder & President of CAGISC

Ms. Malingo Elangwe Okie is a registered nurse/public health professional with over 15 years of diverse experience in nursing and healthcare leadership. She has assumed significant positions of responsibility where her clinical expertise has been obvious. Her previous roles as an Executive Nurse Administrator, Community Health Nurse, Adjunct Faculty, Critical Care Head Nurse and Public Health Program Coordinator puts her in a unique position to run the daily operations of “CAM-AMERICA GLOBAL INITIATIVE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE”. Ms. Malingo is a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and holds a B.S. degree in nursing and an MPH (Master in Public Health). Having lived in developing nations in Africa (Cameroon and Nigeria) she is well versed with the plight faced by those who are less privileged. These experiences have galvanized her passion to get involved in humanitarian efforts that are geared towards improving the quality of life of vulnerable populations.



Vice President

Dr. Patricia B. Ayuk Noumedem, is an Associate Professor at Howard University since 1995. She is very diligent and inspires her students to achieve higher goals. In addition to teaching she is involved in research and clinical services. Dr. Noumedem’s work is published in Peer-review journals. She is an expert in conducting health awareness seminars with emphasis on prevention as well as optimal management of chronic conditions. Dr. Noumedem has received numerous recognitions for excellence in her field, including: Providence Hospital Star Award, Association of Black Health-System Pharmacists–Pharmaceutical Care Award, Eyumojock/Cameroon Family/Community-Distinguished Service Award and Bethel World Outreach Excellent Leadership Awards. For the last four years Dr. Noumedem has been invited and sponsored by the American International Health Alliance to teach and train Pharmacists in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Dr. Noumedem enjoys travelling nationally and internationally as a missionary to conduct free Health campaigns to improve the lives of individuals and families in medically underserved areas. In fact, Dr. Noumedem is an admirable asset to her profession, and consistently seeks to positively impact her students and transform the global community.





Mr. Manfred Ayuk is a highly qualified business technology leader with multiple certifications in information technology. He has over 15 years of IT and business senior leadership and management experience. Mr. Manfred Ayuk holds a B. S. degree in zoology and three master’s degrees in business, information technology and animal physiology. He has worked for various renowned organizations as a consultant in both IT and business capacities. Mr. Manfred Ayuk is a PHD candidate in Education with specialization in instructional technologies.






Mr. Charles Rominiyi is a Global Health Corps fellow at Athletes United for Social Justice (The Grassroot Project). As a Program Manager, he plans, implements, and evaluates HIV/life-skills curricula in DC public middle schools. Prior to GHC, Charles completed a year of service working as a Youth Health Educator for Metro Teen AIDS with the AIDS United AmeriCorps program. He provides HIV/STI testing and risk-reduction counseling to youths in the DC area. Charles received a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Old Dominion University and a Master of Health Sciences in health education from Western Carolina University. Charles is a certified Exercise Physiologist and he enjoys helping people optimize their health through functional exercise and nutritional counseling. Charles is exited to bring his experience and energy to the Cam-American Global Initiative for Social Change.



Director of Research and Development

Dr. Magnus M. Che earned a Ph.D. in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology from Howard University, Washington, DC. in 2004. He completed postdoctoral fellowships at the National Institute of Heath (NIH) on the roles of lipid-induced activation of “ArfGap” proteins and the roles of ”Syk” protein on invasive breast carcinomas at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center. He is currently the Medical Team Lead/Senior Principal Scientist/SME with the US Defense Threat Reduction Agency since 2007. Dr. Che has extensive expertise from academia, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical drug research & development. In his current position, he provides SME in consequence management (CMAT) and weaponeering effects on chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) vulnerability assessment and protection-planning for US DOD, CONUS and OCONUS. Concurrently, he also leads Research and Development efforts on medical countermeasures against new biological agents and biological toxins. He also leads R & D efforts on their Modeling and Simulation tool called HPAC (Hazard Prediction & Assessment Capability), Human Health effects determination and Disease Bio-surveillance analyses.



Director – Health Education

Ms. Sheila Efosi Harry is an experienced certified critical care/public health registered nurse. She has over 10 years of nursing experience in neurological, cardiovascular and medical intensive care. Ms. Sheila Harry holds a B.S. degree in nursing and is presently working on an advance degree in nursing leadership. She enjoys nursing education and has mentored several new graduates in the field of nursing.