An image of Asia Rubio Villanueva, the Breastfeeding Program Specialist for the Multnomah County REACH Program

Breastfeeding Program Specialist


With a Bachelor of Science in Health Science and a minor in Black Studies, uniquely understands healthcare dynamics Asia and the importance of cultural sensitivity in community health. She is currently pursuing a Master's in Public Health and is committed to broadening her expertise to address systemic health inequities. As an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) with two years of direct patient engagement with the Black American community, she has played a pivotal role in promoting breastfeeding as a vital component of maternal and infant well-being.

Asia's foray into public health was ignited by her own breastfeeding journey, propelling her to champion accessible and culturally relevant healthcare practices.

Beyond Asia's professional endeavors, she derives joy from immersing herself in diverse cultures through tavel and relishing precious moments with her 10-year-old daughter, cultivating a life marked by purpose and fulfillment.