Germaine Gooden Patterson

Germaine joined WHE in December 2019 as the Community Healthy Worker. Germaine’s experience includes working in the Health Food Industry for 23 years, being a Yoga Instructor and owner of Wellness Within. Germaine’s work focuses on Air Quality and Children with Asthma in the Mon Valley communities of Clairton, Duquesne and McKeesport. Germaine’s work includes educating families on Healthy Home principles, helping families navigate any barriers that may interfere with controlling asthma and assisting in grassroots advocacy. Germaine grew up in Duquesne and currently resides in Clairton. Outside of her role with WHE, Germaine focuses on growing her business and watching her 3 children (15, 17 & 20 yrs) grow into beautiful beings.