MiOra Students Educated The Attendees At The Telemundo Health Fair Miora | March 14, 2018 MiOra students attended the Telemundo 52 Los Angeles Health Expo, “La Feria de la Salud”, on March 11, 2018 at #LosAngelesConventionCenter. Last year over 25,000 people attended the event, making it the best attended one-day Latino wellness expo in the country. The students educated the attendees on #influenza and HPV infections, immunization recommendations, and vaccinesafety and effectiveness. Afterwards, they collected feedback from their audience. Great job Nia Wade, Jasmine Ortiz, Angela Gomez, Ayana Arroyo, Tuyen Dinh and Jessica Leyva from Cal State University, Long Beach!
MiOra Congratulates Elizabeth Sanchez From CSULB Miora | March 19, 2018 Elizabeth, a MiOra mentee, is a senior in the CSULB HealthSciences program. She has recently completed the MiOra training on HPV Disease and Prevention, and with the support of her teacher, Diana Ordorica M.A., lecturer at the Dept. of Kinesiology, she assessed the awareness of a class full of students at CSULB and educated them about HPV disease, vaccines and where they can get immunized. One student said he “had never heard about HPV before and was glad to have learned about it.” Great work Elizabeth Sanchez! Thank you for supporting the students Diana Ordorica!
MiOra Mentee Junalin Legaspi Educates The Members Of Chi Rho Omicron (XPO) Fraternity On Influenza Miora | March 26, 2018 Junalin Legaspi is a senior in the Cal State University Long Beach (CSULB) HealthSciences Program. After successfully completing the MiOra internship training on Influenza disease and prevention, Junalin educated 40 people from CalPolyPomona Chi Rho Omicron (XPO) on influenza vaccination. XPO is a Pilipino American fraternity at the university level. Junalin was surprised to find out that a lot of people in the fraternity didn’t know about influenza. She enjoyed spreading health awareness and felt that she made an impact when people in the audience decided to get immunized.
USC Inter-Health Council-MiOra Career Event Miora | October 28, 2017 Please join us on November 1st at 6:30 pm at USC for an intimate conversation with a group of highly respected members of the healthcare industry. Dr. Alex Chen, MD, VP and CMO of AltaMed, Dr. Elan Rubinstein PharmD, MPH, Pharma Consultant and Dr. Ozlem Equils, MD, President of MiOra will be speaking about overcoming career challenges and future opportunities in their fields.
MiOra Virtual Shadowing Announcement Miora | September 13, 2017 Hi all, We are writing to inform you all about of a valuable new MiOra opportunity. MiOra has developed an online program called MiOra Virtual Shadowing (MVS) that teaches students how to conduct medical interviews and examinations. This course is well suited to future doctors or medical students as it educates users on the interpersonal aspects of being a physician. Upon completion of the course, students receive a certificate, confirming their experience. This is an excellent experience/skill to add to a resumé. We at MiOra hope you will consider opting into this course. To access the program, please visit https://miora.talentlms.com/index. Information can also be found on the Facebook and Twitter MVS pages, linked be...[Read More]
MiOra Mentees Ranked As The Top Students, Visit To LA County SSEB Mentees Miora | June 17, 2017 MiOra Mentees Fabian Ruiz, Jocelyn Nunez, Antony Suarez and Mario Velarde are ranked as the top students in their respective programs and are being awarded the opportunity to visit the LA County Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Bureau. Congratulations to James Monroe High School Police Academy Magnet juniors Fabian Ruiz and Jocelyn Nunez and Reseda High School Police Magnet seniors Antony Suarez and Mario Velarde for ranking as the top students in their respective programs and for being awarded the opportunity to visit the LA County Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Bureau. Suarez and Velarde have been in the Police Magnet since middle school and will continue their training at the P...[Read More]
MiOra Mentor Idriss Fassassi was at the Orthopedic High School Los Angeles Miora | June 8, 2017 Idriss Fassassi was raised in the suburbs of Washington DC and he is currently an Epidemiologist at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. He works with a team of health professionals that prevent outbreaks of vaccine preventable diseases. He holds his Masters in Public Health from New York Medical College, and his Bachelor’s degree in Biobehavioral Health from Penn State University. Mr. Fassassi has recently mentored the students at the Health Messaging Showcase event organized by Orthopedic High School teachers (LAUSD) and Brian Boyle from LA Chamber of Commerce-Unite LA program. Thank you all!
MiOra was at the Intel International Science and Engineering (ISEF) Fair! Miora | April 4, 2017 ISEF is the largest pre-college scientific research competition in the world, organized by Society of Research. This year approximately 1800 students showcased their science projects and competed for grand awards for up to $75,000 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. There were approximately 1000 prestigious judges from all over the United States. MiOra mentors had the pleasure of reviewing the student projects and providing feedback.
MiOra Mentee Nikhil Chakravarty was Accepted to UCI Miora | May 17, 2017 During the summer of 2016 MiOra connected Nikhil with Dr. Vaithi Arumugaswami at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Regenerative Medicine Institute. Nikhil got the opportunity to do research on Alagille Syndrom and presented his findings in various scientific forums. He has also been named as a valedictorian at the Granada Hills Charter High School and won the title of California High School Speech Association’s State Champion in the event of Original Advocacy out of nearly 300 students. Nikhil has recently been accepted to the University of California (UC)-Davis, Baylor, Trinity, and UCSC as well as UC – Irvine. He decided to pursue a degree in Biological Sciences at UCI. He thinks that the extracurricular ex...[Read More]