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Sylvia Gonzalez, MPH

Project Manager

Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

About

Since 2017, Sylvia has served as staff on the Greater Lawndale Healthy Work project.  She assists with knowledge translation, dissemination of findings, and evaluation.  Before joining the GLHW Project, she worked on immigrant rights campaigns, youth advocacy projects, and labor rights initiatives in Minneapolis, MN.  Sylvia is a graduate of the Master of Public Health program from the University of Illinois Chicago and is a Doctoral candidate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine at the Pacific College of Health & Science.  Sylvia is passionate about addressing issues of racial equity and healing justice.

Education

2007 B.I.S. in Chicana/o Studies, Feminist Studies, Political Science
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Minneapolis, Minnesota

2015 M.P.H.
University of Illinois Chicago
Chicago, IL

In progress, D.A.C.M.
Pacific College of Health & Science
Chicago, IL