Dedicated to promoting health and wellness in underserved communities.
Meet the passionate individuals who drive our mission and make a real difference.

Our Leadership Team

Cristina Anagonye
Christina Anagonye, M.D., M.B.A, Executive Director/ Director of Finance

Christina is the founder and Executive Director of UIH. She was inspired by her immigrant parents, who struggled and experienced culture shock for years while living in America. In 2013, she received her B.S. in Biochemistry and Chemical Biology from Wayne State University. In August 2022, she successfully completed her MBA program at Eastern Michigan University. A Michigan State University College of Human Medicine alumna. Coming from an underserved community, Christina is dedicated to reducing health inequities and destigmatizing mental health. Outside of school, Christina enjoys spending time with her son, Salvador, and traveling.

Annie Vu
Annie Vu, BA Director of Development

Annie graduated from The University of San Diego in 2019 with a B.A. in Biochemistry minoring in Biomedical Ethics. Originally from San Jose, CA, Annie currently resides in Flint MI, where she is a third-year medical student at Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine. Annie is in the Public Health Certificate Program at MSU CHM. She is interested in working with members of underserved communities to help them build leadership and other important skills. Outside of school, Annie enjoys exploring new restaurants, playing board games with friends, volunteering and boxing.

Elliane Siebert
Elliane Siebert, BA Director of Community Outreach

Elliane is a third year medical student at MSU CHM and aims to establish a career in primar y care with a focus on community medicine. She received a BA in Global and Community Public Health in 2020 from the University of Michigan and spent a year working as a Community Health Navigator for Blue Cross Complete of Michigan where she developed skil ls related to community needs assessments and focusing on the social determinants of health. She will be moving to Flint, MI in August of 2023 to complete her certificate in Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved through MSU CHM. When Elliane has free time she enjoys meditating, backpacking, board games, reading, and cooking.

Sujay Singh
Sujay Singh, BA Director of Recruitment and Retention

Sujay graduated from Pitzer College in 2019 with a B.A. in Neuroscience. F rom San Diego and the Bay Area, Sujay is currently a third – year medical student at Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine. He is interested in a career focused in academic research in possibly internal medicine or psychiatry. Outside of sch ool, Sujay enjoys making Indian food, going to Trader Joe’s, watching most TV shows in existence, and hiking!

Anjali Chandra
Anjali Chandra, BS Director of Marketing

Anjali is a third year medical student at MSU CHM who is interested in a career focused on working with underserved communities, with a particular interest in either pediatrics or obstetrics and gynecology. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 2019 with a double major in Biomolecular Science and International Studies with a concentration in Global Health. She then spent a year serving as an AmeriCorps member in Detroit schools, followed by a year working as a Behavioral Technician for kids with autism. As a part of the LMU program, Anjali will be moving to Flint in August 2023, and is excited to continue to serve the Flint community. In her free time, she loves painting, traveling, cooking, and being outside!

Lucy Nguyen
Lucy Nguyen, BS Director of Administration

Lucy is a second year medical student at MSU CHM who is interested in primary care and serving the underserved communities. She studied biological psychology at University of California, Davis where she also volunteered at a student run clinic, Bayanihan Clinic. At Bayanihan Clinic is where she decided that medicine was right for her. After graduating, she moved to Los Angeles, CA where she worked as a medical assistant at Planned Parenthood. Lucy is part of the public health certificate program and will be moving to Flint, MI during her last two years at MSU CHM. Outside of school, Lucy enjoys cooking, discovering new restaurants, playing video and board games, and going outside with her wiener dog, Kirby!

Eve Evangelista
Eve Evangelista, BS Director of Communications

Eve graduated from the University of Phoenix, with a B.S. in Psychology, with the intention to continue to work in the field of Developmental Disabilities. With nearly 6 years under her belt, Eve found her passion which led her to become an advocate for those living with mental illness, homelessness, and battered families. A California transplant, she currently resides in the Greater Seattle Area, WA, where she discovered a new career in Recruiting/Talent Acquisition. She is an amateur chef/baker and enjoys trying new foods, discovering new coffee shops, live music, beaches, and Pilates. Her goal is to one day help those less fortunate in a way that is life-changing. Being part of Uloma Immigrants’ House gives Eve a chance to volunteer some of her time and help support a great cause.

Previous Directors

Tiffie Keung
Tiffie Keung, MS Managing Director

Tiffie is a fourth year medical student at MSU CHM. She is passionate about serving underserved communities and understanding health disparities, as a result of her upbringing in Guam. She received her B.S. in Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology from UCLA in 2013 and her M.S. in Cell & Molecular Biology from Tulane University. Before medical school, Tiffie worked in various positions in healthcare and research in underserved communities in Los Angeles. She is also in the Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved (LMU) Program at MSU CHM. Outside of school, Tiffie enjoys working out, trying new foods, and watching TV!

Mohaymin Kadir
Mohaymin Kadir, MPH Director of Media

Mohaymin is a fourth year medical student at MSU CHM and is interested in the intersections of public health and medicine. He received his MPH in Epidemiology and B.S. in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience, at UMich. He’s been involved with public health organizations in the past and is keenly interested in the advancement of disadvantaged communities within Michigan. In his free time, Mohaymin is usually playing Super Smash Bros Melee or exploring restaurants!

Madeline Merwin
Madeline Merwin, MA Previous Director of Community Outreach (2020-2021)
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