Health Education Specialist
Missy is the Health Education Specialist at the National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH), she is responsible for the development of health education resources and activities on health topics such as, agricultural worker health, mental health, social determinants of health (SDOH), influenza (flu), COVID-19, and other infectious diseases. Missy holds a B.S. in Health Science and a minor in Community Health from the University of Texas at El Paso. Missy is also a Certified Prevention Specialist under the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP). Prior to NCFH, Missy worked as a Health Educator for Public Health Muskegon County collaborating with multiple agencies to raise awareness in (ATODS) human trafficking, mental illness, maternal and child health, and served as Chair for the Knowsmoke Coalition providing education on prevention and cessation around vaping and tobacco use for Muskegon County residents. Missy also helped train over 2,000 professionals and students in Mental Health First Aid and Question Persuade and Refer (QPR) in West Michigan.
Contact Missy for information about:
- Patient Health Education Materials & Resources
- Farmworker-specific Priority Health Education Topics
- Technical Assistance on Health Education Resource Development