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Public Health Culture

Join Leonore Okwara, MPH as she discusses public health research, initiatives, and how to engage the community in it all.

Jan 8, 2020

Join Leonore Okwara, MPH as she chats with Quisha Umemba, MPH, BSN, RN, CDE who is the CEO and Founder of Umemba Health.

Umemba Health is a virtual health education company with a mission to create equal opportunities for health and to make chronic disease education more accessible and more affordable for everyone, everywhere. 

Quisha is a Bachelors prepared registered nurse and holds a Master’s in Public Health. She is also a Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified Lifestyle Coach, and holds a certificate in Health Ministry from Wesley Theological Seminary. 

As a Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, Quisha consults with community organizations, social service agencies, government agencies, and healthcare systems to help them prevent and manage diabetes, prediabetes, and associated chronic diseases in their client populations. 

Having had gestational diabetes, and now living with prediabetes, Quisha’s passion for helping individuals impacted by chronic disease stems from both a patient and provider perspective.

An advocate for health equity; her life’s mission is to empower, educate, and promote optimal health and wellness for all. To this effort, she provides training and education as a featured speaker and presenter at community events, churches, seminars, symposiums, conferences, and professional meetings.

You can find out more about Quisha and Umemba Health by visiting or on social media:

  • Umemba Health on Facebook, IG, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest
  • Umemba Health Academy on YouTube and the Podcast Name

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