Director of Stakeholder Engagement
Valarie Clark brings her extensive experience in public and academic health and a strong passion for community engagement to her work with the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program. In this role, she strives to engage community leaders and advocates to establish relationships, build trust and garner commitment. She is skilled at bringing people together, facilitating connections and building and nurturing a robust engagement ecosystem.
Prior to joining Pyxis, Valarie worked as the Director of Constituent Engagement for the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) in Washington, D.C. In this position, she planned and implemented professional development activities for staff and senior medical school leaders. Valarie has also worked with the National Medical Association, National Association of County and City Officials and the Mayor’s Boston’s Women’s Commission in Massachusetts.
Valarie is a proud alumnus of two HBCUs. She received her bachelors of science from Norfolk State University before going on to earn her masters of public administration from Clark Atlanta University. Highlighting her support for HBCUs, she created an HBCU College tour and a leadership academy for Washington DC high school students. Recently, she received a certificate in Organizational Consulting and Change Management from Georgetown University. She also serves on the boards for Generation Hope and Leadership Greater Washington.
Valarie is originally from Boston and currently lives in Washington, D.C., where she enjoys the rich culture, museums and theaters. Outside of work, she is passionate about civic engagement and enjoys traveling and rooting for Boston’s winning sports teams.