Umemba Health is a woman-owned and minority-owned boutique consulting agency. We are your one-stop shop for community-driven approaches that improve the health of individuals and communities. We work to improve public health and population health practices by supporting individual development and organizational performance that drives healthy change within communities. We offer public health education and consulting committed to the professional development of the front line workforce.
Quisha Umemba MPH
Umemba Health LLC
Quisha Umemba is a Bachelors prepared Registered Nurse with a Masters degree in Public Health. She is a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, a Certified Lifestyle Coach, and a Certified Community Health Worker Instructor. She also 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. Throughout the years, Quisha has worked as a President of the Board of Directors for a non-profit, a Disaster Response Nurse Leader, a Clinic Coordinator for an outpatient endocrinology clinic, a Chief Nurse and Program Manager for a local health department, a Diabetes Nurse Consultant for a State health department, an RN Care Manager and a Clinical Programs Training Specialist 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. Quisha believes that more lives can be saved by the training and development of lay persons and front-line health workers. To this effort, she founded Umemba Health, LLC; an educational consulting and workforce development agency devoted to the education and training of front-line health workers. In addition to her years of experience and specialized education, Quisha is a qualified peer educator and mentor. In 2018, she was nominated for the Texas Southern University's Preceptor of the Year Award, and in 2020 she was selected as a National Association of Chronic Disease Directors Peg Adams Peer Mentor. Quisha is the Co-Founder of The CHW Mentorship Network and the Texas Non-Profit Organization Diversity in Diabetes. She is also the Co-Creator of the People of COLOR Living with Diabetes Summit.