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Sandra Avelar

Community Scholar


Sandra is an undergraduate student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, pursuing a bachelor’s in Biological Sciences and a minor in Spanish. She plans to continue her education and expand her knowledge by pursuing a Master’s in Public Health with a focus in Community Health Sciences. Her interests lie in fighting for equity in the healthcare system for underrepresented and marginalized communities in the Chicagoland area. She hopes to obtain a strong understanding in public health as well as utilize her passion for social justice in her pursuit towards medical school.