Elizabeth Quino is a fourth year Human Development major and Chicano/a Studies minor at the University of California, Davis. Her research interests include public health focusing on underserved communities as well as cognitive development in newborns. As an undergraduate at UC Davis, Ms. Quino was involved as a fundraising chair for summer and spring brigades to Honduras and Nicaragua with Global Medical Brigades.
Additionally, Ms. Quino works as an AVID tutor at a local middle school focusing on providing services to low-income children. Her future educational goals include pursuing a Master’s in Public Health and also obtain a medical doctorate degree. She hopes to work as a Pediatric Oncologist with Medics without Borders in order to provide services developing countries. Additionally, it is her hope to help developing countries strengthen their public health programs to help eliminate child malnutrition.