UC Merced Career Conversations with National Health Corps Central California/CVHN

Posted on: April 18, 2024Central California Leadership Corps

About the Author:

Haleemah Okusi

Member Name: Halimot-Sadia Okusi (Haleemah Okusi)

Pronouns: She/her/hers

NHC Program: NHC Central California

Host Site: Central Valley Health Network

Position Title: Capacity Builder / Community Health Liaison

Where are you from? I was born in Lagos State, Nigeria, and moved to the US in the summer of 2016. I currently reside in Fresno, CA, for the NHC program, but my family is based in Bakersfield, CA.

Megumi Yamamoto

Name: Megumi Yamamoto 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

NHC Program: Central California

Host Site: Livingston Community Health

Position Title: Community Health Center Specialist

Where are you from? I was born in Baldwin Park and grew up in Diamond Bar, CA. I moved to Pomona, CA in 2020 and now reside in Merced, CA

Why did you decide to join NHC? I decided to join NHC because of my passion for serving in the central valley and advocating for a healthy community. I saw NHC's mission which drove me to apply to this inclusive program. 

Host Site

600 "B" Street
Livingston, CA 95334
980 9th Street, Floor 16, Office 27, Sacramento, CA 95814
600 "B" Street
Livingston, CA 95334