Frantz Soiro, Chief Health Officer & Executive Producer
"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life but what we get."
Frantz D. Soiro serves as the Chief Health Officer (CHO) and Executive Manager for Project Run. He is an emerging Public Health professional committed to translating research into the community. Frantz is a Master of Public Health Candidate at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), graduating in May 2021. He will matriculate his doctoral in Biomedical Sciences in Fall 2021. Frantz received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry, focusing on chemical biology from Saint John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota, in 2016. He is originally from Orange, New Jersey, with a Haitian lineage from La Gonave, Haiti. He currently resides in Dallas, Georgia, with his wife and two young daughters. Frantz serves as the Research Coordinator in the Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine in the Cancer Health Equity Institute at MSM, coordinating five NIH-funded research studies. Additionally, he is the founder and lead instructor of a health initiative called "Healthy Moves. " This health initiative provides a stress-free and fun space for all members of the Morehouse School of Medicine community to learn various genres of dance choreography to stay physically and mentally sound. Through his service and devotion to health equity, he has discovered that his personal and professional experiences allow him to contribute a unique but valuable work ethic to the communities he serves. His efforts have been recognized and awarded by several organizations such as American Public Health Association, Association for Prevention Teaching and Research, and MSM. Due to his strong interest in global aid, he has devoted thus far five years to underserved and disproportioned populations in Tanzania, East Africa. He most recently published his Master's research, a first-author manuscript, on sociodemographic and regional disparities in the prevalence of self-reported history of coronary heart disease among persons 18 years and over in the United States.