We spoke with Dr. Noha Aboelata about Covid-19 virus, the effectiveness of Covid-19 Vaccines against the B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant and the role of capitalism in a global pandemic.
Noha Aboelata, MD, is founder and CEO both of Roots Community Health Center (Roots), a 501(c)3 community health center licensed by the state of California Department of Health Services sec. 1204(a), and the Roots Community Health Alliance (Roots Alliance), a 501(c)6 professional association comprised of Safety Net providers committed to the care of the underserved. She is a board certified family practice physician, an experienced leader and manager of health care institutions, and an advocate committed to eliminating health disparities among low-income populations in East Oakland and surrounding communities. As CEO of Roots, Dr. Aboelata is responsible for overall organizational strategic direction, programmatic design, contracting and oversight, leadership and management including oversight of financial management, HR management, and community partnerships.