A San Francisco native, JayVon is an equity-centered professional with more than 20 years of healthcare and community leadership experience in the Bay Area and Louisiana.
Prior to RAMS, she served as Chief Executive Officer of SWLA Center for Health Services in Lake Charles, Louisiana. There she led the organizational vision and strategy, directed clinical programs and managed the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) scope for a five-site Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). In October 2020, Ms. Muhammad was one of five global health leaders to receive the Bob and Leila Macauley Humanitarian Spirit Award from Americares. Ms. Muhammad also led Marin City Health and Wellness Center, another FQHC focused on African American health equity. There, Ms. Muhammad developed a number of innovative programs, including Marin County’s first alternative, state-licensed and nationally accredited birth center; a maternal health program for underserved women in one of the poorest communities in the county; a Medication-Assisted Treatment Program for opioid/alcohol addiction; and an alternative high school focused on African American culture, leadership and role models.
Ms. Muhammad’s leadership and program design expertise are grounded in her clinical background as a midwife and her highly developed awareness and analysis around racial equity, cultural competence and diversity.