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Sara Izquierdo

Community Scholar


Sara is a graduate student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, pursuing a Master of Medical Physiology at the College of Medicine. With a background in public health through her Master of Public Health at the UIC School of Public Health, her interests focus on global health and immigrant and refugee communities both in transit and in the United States. Sara has a passion for advocating for public health based on principles of social justice and hopes that this foundation will aid her as she pursues medical school and her dream of working with Doctors Without Borders. When not working or studying, she loves to take care of her animals and eat Peruvian food.