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Manager of Interprofessional (IP) Service Learning

Coraima Sales-Arteaga (she/they/them) earned their bachelor’s degree in Spanish Language and Literature Studies and Global Health from the University of Washington. With a lifelong passion for healthcare and social justice, they developed a public health interest and were encouraged to pursue an MPH degree. Today they are studying in the Community-Oriented Public Health Practice (COPHP) program within the Department of Health Systems and Population Health at the University of Washington and plan to graduate in June 2022.

Their mission in life is to improve health systems and services amongst underserved communities, particularly women of color. More importantly, to collaborate with anti-racist organizations and leaders who share a similar passion for eliminating health disparities amongst the most historically oppressed populations in the U.S. Coraima joined the Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education (CHSIE) as the Interprofessional (IP) Service Learning Manager in October 2021. In their role, they collaborate with community partners to help develop and provide oversight of interprofessional service learning opportunities that are responsive and respectful of community needs.

Areas of Interest/Focus of Work

  • Health and health care disparities
  • Health equity and justice
  • Cancer prevention, control, and culturally competent health services
  • Mental and physical health of Latinx communities

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