Mentee Updates

NEW MIORA MENTEE: Leslin Hernandez

MiOra (www.miora.org) welcomes Leslin Hernandez as a new mentee. MiOra connected Leslin with mentor Wendy Gerber at Immunization Coalition of Los Angeles County. Leslin is now a member at the Vaccine Confidence Committee and the Adolescent Vaccines Committee. She is actively involved in identifying resources for the providers and patients in English and Spanish while gaining real-world experience in public health, pediatrics and preventive medicine. The eldest of 3 daughters, Leslin is a first generation college attendee and an undergraduate at UCSD Pre-Med program. She is a member of the International Health Collective that offers free health services in Tijuana and a member of Chicanos/ Latinos for Community Medicine group that provides community service. Her goal is to become a doctor and improve the health in low income communities. Leslin graduated from Orthopedic Hospital Medical Magnet HIgh School with a 3.9 GPA. She volunteers at Kid City to encourage high school students about the importance of attending college. Congratulations Leslin, keep up the good work!

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