Our Team

Michelle Talamantes

A former CARECEN SF staff member, Michelle Loya-Talamantes has many years of experience in public health, health education, social justice, and advocacy, with a particular interest in working with communities on issues involving public health inequities. She has held a variety of leadership roles in non-profit public health organizations including Director of Community Health Programs for the San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Health Program Coordinator with Breathe California, Golden Gate Public Health Partnership, and Research and Policy Analyst for the California Program on Access to Care at the UC Office of the President. Michelle has served on several boards and committees for community-based health, and volunteers in community emergency preparedness in the Mission District and neighborhood safety in the Castro neighborhood. She currently serves as a board member of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health Alumni Association, and is a Court-Appointed Special Advocate to a young person in foster care.

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