Spring 2020 Undergraduate Research Fellow

Summer 2019 IYTF Research Fellow

2019 IYTF OIA Summer Intern

Hazel Ramos

Hazel Ramos

Project Title: The Effects of Electronic Ankle Monitors on Immigrants’ Health

Faculty Mentor: Mirian Martinez-Aranda MA
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Sociology
University of California Los Angeles

Natalia Garcia Penaloza

Natalia Garcia Penaloza

Student Bio: Natalia Garcia Penaloza is a medical student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA/DREW joint medical education program. She graduated from San Francisco State University, where she began her formative work with community organizations analyzing social and medical conditions faced by marginalized and vulnerable communities while learning about the labor of love for community and medicine. Later, she worked at a Federally Qualified Health Center as a health educator amongst various clinics and high schools servicing underserved, immigrant, and homeless populations as well as youth, expectant mothers, and others. Through her medical education and as a future physician, she hopes to work towards ensuring equitable high-quality healthcare for all, especially to those who are most vulnerable.

Abou Ibrahim-Biangoro

Abou Ibrahim-Biangoro

Student Bio: Abou Ibrahim-Biangoro is an MPH student at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. She has a BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and is currently studying within the Environmental Health Sciences department for her Masters. She has a passion for the environment’s impacts on the healthcare system, and how that influences policy.