Elizabeth grew up in North Hollywood, CA. and attended UC Berkeley where she majored in Physiology and Metabolism. During her time in undergrad, she was actively involved in diabetes health education on the UCB campus and the surrounding low-income minority communities in Berkeley. After graduating undergrad, she worked for 3 years as a clinical research assistant at UCSF and UCLA. Currently, she is in the Drew/UCLA Medical Education Program and continues her passion in community health awareness through her involvement as a Lennox Supplies Coordinator. In the future, she envisions practicing medicine in the low-income, primarily Latino Community where she was raised and where most of her family resides. In addition, she plans to use her native Spanish-speaking skills and her interest in conducting community based research to improve health education and accessibility to medical care in her community. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and enjoying the warm and sunny Los Angeles weather.

Undergrad Institution: UC Berkeley

Hometown: North Hollywood, CA