Programming Coordinator

August 21, 2019

Eva is a first year medical student at University of Washington School of Medicine and holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a focus in Biochemistry from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Eva discovered her passion for serving the underserved and underrepresented populations during her time abroad in Guatemala working in mobile clinics in 2014. Since then, she has co-founded the Latino Breast Cancer Awareness Project in Wisconsin, lobbied for the Affordable Care Act at our nation’s capital, coordinated clinics for homeless shelters in Seattle, and conducted research on community needs in Washington. She also takes a particular interest in breaking down linguistic and cultural barriers in medicine, while during this process learning Spanish, Chinese, and American Sign Language. Eva has been involved with AMSA for four years. She has served as the Race, Ethnicity and Culture in Health coordinator and organized the national Health Equity Week of Action and has given talks on racial bias. She has also held the positions of the volunteer chair and conference chair in her local chapter and is currently the president of the Washington AMSA chapter. Eva is passionate about health equity and underserved medicine and looks forward to supporting AMSA in its continued pursuit of these ideals. In her free time, Eva enjoys ice skating, biking, running, boxing, and hanging out with her dog.