Miguel Ocegueda

Program Director

Miguel is currently the Program Director for the Headstrong Project. He has been actively involved with Headstrong since October 2016. Prior to joining Headstrong, Miguel worked for the Rutgers Office of Veteran and Military Programs and Services as well as various other healthcare sectors where he utilized clinical and research based expertise to advance vulnerable population initiatives.

Miguel served as a combat medic in the US Army’s 3rd Infantry Division including tours to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. He has dedicated more than 10 years to military service and is currently serving in the New Jersey National Guard.

He earned his Bachelors in Biology and Psychology from Rutgers University, where he also helped enhance their military and veteran programing. He is currently working towards his Masters of Public Health from Maxwell College at Syracuse University.