Senior Program Manager, Health and Racial Equity
New Orleans, LA
Marcia Morales Villavicencio is the Senior Program Manager, Health and Racial Equity with NNPHI. Prior to her joining NNPHI, she spent the last five years at the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute working to advance the sustainability of the community health worker (CHW) workforce and strengthening the public health infrastructure statewide and nationally. Marcia brings to NNPHI academic training in public health and lived experience as a CHW. In addition, Marcia has previous experience working in health systems, violence prevention, academic research, women’s health and reproductive justice, community organizing, and global health.
Marcia’s public health practice is rooted in transformation, collaboration, and equity. She is passionate about systems change solutions that honor the voices and expertise of the community in partnership with the public health sector to improve the health and wellbeing of all. Marcia completed her Master’s in Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and French at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin. She lives in Fort Lauderdale, FL and enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, hiking, sunny beach days, and cuddling with her dogs.