Community Health Worker
Shalalan Washington serves as a Community Health Worker for the HEALTH Research Institute. Her undergraduate studies are in Human Nutrition and Foods at the University of Houston. Shalalan obtained her Community Health Worker certification through a partnership between the University of Houston and Cuney Homes in Houston's historic Third Ward Community. She has worked as a health advocate for culturally diverse and underserved communities and has experience in disaster health response, nutrition education, and community health & wellness. As a Community Health Worker, Shalalan aims to be a health resource for communities in Houston and support the HEALTH Research Institute's goals.