Student Spotlight

Here we highlight our students at UCLA and partner institutions who are engaged in research and/or practice to improve the health status of women, infants, children, and their families. 

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Ada Chung

Ada Chung is a 3rd-year undergraduate majoring in Political Science and minoring in Disability Studies. She joined PSHP during her first year as a part of the 2019-2020 cohort. She is excited to see how she can combine her experiences with patient care to make changes at the policy level in hopes of improving health care for immigrants and individuals with disabilities. She leads UCLA All Brains and the undergraduate division of the Los Angeles Human Rights Initiative this upcoming year. 

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Julia Archila-Ponce

Julia is a 2nd-year UCLA Undergraduate student currently pursuing a Bachelor of the Sciences degree in Anthropology. Since joining PSHP Julia has been able to narrow down her passions, and although she is still considering a variety of careers in and out of health, she remains passionate about addressing social determinants of health. She is also excited to join the LEND Clinic as a lifestyle coach trainee this summer.

Posted on (7.12.2021)

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Andrea Renteria

Andrea Renteria is a recent MPH graduate and MCH Fellow. She is passionate about adolescent health and maternal and infant outcomes for BIPOC. Andrea is currently continuing her work with the Bixby Center on Population and Reproductive Health while looking for jobs in reproductive or maternal health. She plans to apply to Ph.D. programs in the fall with the goal of working in higher education.

Posted on (7.12.2021)

Elizabeth (Lizzy) Lupercio

Elizabeth (Lizzy Lupercio) is a 2nd-year MPH Community Health Sciences student at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and is the Service Program Chair for MCH SIG. She serves as a Community Health Consultant at Hillsides and works as a Study Coordinator for UCLA Health to assess the impact of COVID-19 on children with special healthcare needs, which supports her passion for helping youth in high-need communities. 

Posted on (4.6.2021)

Jennifer Lenghong

Jennifer Lenghong is a 3rd year undergraduate student studying Biochemistry at UCLA. She learned about PSHP through its sister SCOPE organization, YEP, and joined during her sophomore year. In addition to balancing school work, she enjoys interacting with individuals whether they are patients of the LEND Clinic or employed by film productions.

Posted on (4.6.2021)