Carmen Vergara began her nursing career providing care to newborns in the Neonatal ICU at UIC. At the UIC School of Public Health, Carmen combined research methods, nursing practices and community health strategies to help children better manage their chronic conditions. Right in her beloved Little Village where she grew up, Carmen joined Esperanza Health Centers in 2011. Ms. Vergara has had success improving quality outcomes, as demonstrated by our NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home Recognition in 2014-2017, and our National Quality Leader Awards in 2015 and 2016.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago Master of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health