The Balm In Gilead, Inc. is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization whose mission is to improve the health status of people of the African Diaspora by building the capacity of faith communities to address life-threatening diseases, especially HIV/AIDS and now Alzheimer’s Disease. The Balm In Gilead reach thousands of African American Churches every year. Dr. Seele is one of the nation’s most prominent voices on issues of HIV/AIDS and other health disparities and their effect on African people throughout the world, including African Americans. Under her leadership, The Balm In Gilead has supported the establishment of over 12 national health offices within the national headquarters of various faith-based institutions throughout Africa and the United States. Dr. Seele has worked with three US presidential administrations on issues of HIV/AIDS in the United States and abroad. She is known for her extraordinary vision and ability to create national and global partnerships among leaders of various cultures and religious doctrines in areas of health promotion and disease prevention.