Public Policy & External Affairs Associate

Natasha Takyi-Micah

nuh-TASH-uh TAY-chee-MY-kuh
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Natasha Takyi-Micah serves as a Public Policy and External Affairs Associate at The Center for Community Solutions. Natasha provides expertise on public health issues and how it relates to policy across the state. Her policy interests include infant and maternal health, older adults, and racism as a public health crisis. She advocates for these issues by partnering with local organizations, conducting research, and publishing reports and articles. She has professional experience in both non-profit and governmental settings such as serving as an intern for both former Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge and the Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH). She previously engaged in community outreach as an AmeriCorps volunteer at Northeast Ohio Medical University and Boys Hope Girls Hope of Northeastern Ohio. Her work at CDPH included conducting a qualitative project focusing on strategies to address domestic violence in Cleveland. Natasha holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Sociology from Hiram College, and a Master of Public Health from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health.

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Maternal & Infant Health
Article

Congressional briefing releases 2024 Maternal Mental Health State Report Cards

Natasha Takyi-Micah
May 20, 2024
Maternal & Infant Health
Article

How do maternal mental health conditions affect birthing parents and their babies?

Natasha Takyi-Micah
April 22, 2024
Maternal & Infant Health
Article

Disparities in maternal mental health: a rising public health issue

Natasha Takyi-Micah
April 15, 2024
Maternal & Infant Health
Article

April is National Minority Health Month, but what is it about?

Natasha Takyi-Micah
April 1, 2024
Maternal & Infant Health
Research

How community health workers navigate the infant and maternal health space in Ohio

Natasha Takyi-Micah
December 18, 2023
Older Adults
Article

Community stakeholders offer updates on Cleveland’s lead crisis

Natasha Takyi-Micah
November 13, 2023
Maternal & Infant Health
Public testimony

Hospital licensing, maternal and infant health data in Ohio

Community Solutions Team
March 1, 2024
Poverty & Safety Net
Article

State of Ohio Health and Human Services 2022

Community Solutions Team
October 13, 2022
Medicaid
Research

State Budgeting Matters: The State of Medicaid

Community Solutions Team
October 11, 2021