PHEC 210: Training Front-Line Health Workers, With Quisha Umemba, MPH, BSN


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Our guest on this episode is Quisha Umemba, CEO and founder of Umemba Health, LLC. Quisha is a Bachelors prepared Registered Nurse with a Masters degree in Public Health. During the interview, she explained how having a public health perspective shaped her nursing practice and ultimately the trajectory of her career. She later explained that once she realized epidemiology wasn't just about diseases but that it included all factors of health, even the social structural factors, then epidemiology became more fascinating. Key Points From This Episode:

  • An introduction to Quisha Umemba, her broad educational scope, and the wide variety of roles she has held throughout her career
  • What a windshield assessment is, and why it sparked Quisha’s passion for public health
  • The sectors within public health which Quisha has chosen to focus on
  • Quisha's feelings as she moved from clinical care to an administrative role
  • Certification that community health workers can receive Umemba Health
  • The main goal of Umemba Health

...And much more!