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Staff Snapshot: Haleemat Fa-Yusuf, lifelong learner, immigrant and mom

Haleemat Fa-Yusuf

Haleemat Fa-Yusuf, project manager, UCSF, with her three children

“Health care accessibility is dear to me, as an immigrant who has seen both sides of the coin,” says Haleemat Fa-Yusuf. “While health care should be a human right, in reality, it isn’t. And some of us, by virtue of where we are born or live, bear the brunt of this inequality. Affordability and accessibility issues like this tug at my heart and fuel my desire to level the field.”

In the latest issue of UCnetwork, learn how Haleemat, a Nigerian immigrant, turned her passion for identifying and addressing health disparities into a full-time career at UC.

Read Haleemat’s Staff Snapshot



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