Educational background: BS in Cell Biology & Neuroscience with a Minor in Hispanic Studies
What is your title and role at your host site?
Patient Navigator at UPMC St. Margaret in Lawrenceville
Why did you join AmeriCorps/National Health Corps?
I wanted to make a difference in a new community during my time off after completion of my undergraduate degree.
What are you hoping to gain from your year of service?
I am really hoping to acquire a new set of skills that will benefit me as a future healthcare provider. I am also really looking forward to meeting new friends who have similar interests and exploring a new city.
What are your plans after AmeriCorps service?
I hope to begin medical school. I am applying for matriculation in the fall of 2019.
Where do you envision yourself in 5 years?
Hopefully in medical school and figuring out which type of medicine I would like to practice. I also hope to travel internationally within the next 5 years.