Founder's Bio

Quisha Umemba
Founder and CEO - Umemba Health, LLC
Director-  Umemba Health Academy

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.  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 founded Umemba Health, a virtual health and wellness company with a virtual learning platform (Umemba Health Academy) devoted to the education and training of the healthcare consumers (patients) and the healthcare provider (professionals).

 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 often invited as a featured speaker and presenter at community events, churches, seminars, symposiums, conferences, and professional meetings.  

To contact Quisha regarding speaking events, consulting services, or training opportunities, an email inquiry through the link below. 

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