Destiny Pennerman and Caleb Asbury are integral members of the Park DuValle Community Health Center team, dedicated to enhancing community health and addressing social inequities. With a strong background in psychology and organizational leadership, Destiny Pennerman, as the Community Health Worker Manager, brings over six years of public health experience. She has been instrumental in developing programs and strategies to tackle health disparities, driven by her passion for advocacy and a deep understanding of behavioral health and prevention. Caleb Asbury, a University of Louisville alum, serves as a Community Health Worker, leveraging his education in Public Health and his experience in community service. His role involves direct engagement with community members through outreach events, offering counseling and referrals to address health care barriers. Together, they embody a commitment to continuous learning and are pivotal in driving positive health outcomes within the community.
Destiny Pennerman, Community Health Worker Manager, has over 6 years of experience working in public health within the community and other social and clinical settings. She has worked alongside communities and families to find solutions to address health and social inequities. She is an experienced program manager and capacity-building professional with a B.A. Psychology and a M.S.B.C in organizational Leadership from Spalding University. She brings to the table a multi-faceted background in behavioral health and preventions. Her passion to be an advocate for community members who need support to address social determinants of health barriers brought her to Park DuValle Community Health Centers.
Caleb Asbury is a Community Health Worker (CHW) at Park Duvalle Community Health Center. He is a University of Louisville graduate with a background in Public Health and Community Service. While pursuing a B.A. in Public Health he was an officer in student government that allowed him to organize community service opportunities that worked to address social justice-related issues. Doing community service and going to college in Louisville has allowed him to start identifying the socioeconomic issues our community members face. He prides himself on being a life-long learner. One responsibility of a CHW is to learn about the struggles our community members face by being a part of Outreach events that focus on improving health outcomes. Additionally, we conduct informal counseling and make referrals to outside organizations to assist our Park Duvalle patients with any barriers to care they may face.