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David Lipsitz, MD

David Lipsitz, MD

Founder/CEO

David Lipsitz, MD, FACS has 20 years experience as a physician, surgeon, clinical researcher, and entrepreneur. He has consulted with the pharma industry for many years on how to improve processes, given hundreds of lectures on clinical research and business, and has multiple publications. He gave up his medical practice and research in 2017 to pursue CliniSpan Health full time.

Dr. Charment Moussata

Dr. Charment Moussata

Executive Director of Clinical Research & Community Engagement.

Dr. Moussata has been involved in pharmaceutical research and development (R&D) for over 12 years and has been involved extensively in clinical research. With a doctorate in Health Care Management and Leadership, he focuses on evidence-based approaches to improving the efficiency of clinical trial recruitment and diversity. Dr. Moussata’s overall responsibilities are focused on closing the gap faced by the biopharmaceutical industry to substantially increase the participation of diverse and underserved communities in clinical research.

Dezbee McDaniel

Dezbee McDaniel

Co-Founder/Director of Business Development

Dezbee McDaniel has been a career entrepreneur. He is an alum of Venture for America, a prestigious entrepreneurial fellowship, where he worked with different technology startups across many functions of business such as sales, marketing, and operations. Dezbee has founded and/or grown startups from inception as well as consulted with early stage startup companies over the years. Dezbee brings startup expertise, business development, and early stage technology growth experience to CliniSpan Health.

Abby Geigerman

Abby Geigerman

Marketing Strategy Consultant

Abby Geigerman is currently a Rice University student double majoring in Computer Science and Mathematical Economic Analysis who has over 4 years of experience in Marketing Consulting with small businesses and startups. Currently she writes The Weekly Dose, CliniSpan Health’s weekly newsletter, runs the CliniSpan Health social media accounts and manages nonprofit relations.