HealthCorps Navigator Profile – Sara Maldonado

Meet Sara Maldonado, a HealthCorps Navigator serving in CHC’s School-Based Health Centers. 

– Can you tell us a bit about your educational background?

I graduated in May 2012 from Tufts University in Medford, MA and majored in Community Health and Latin American Studies.

– What about joining CHC most excites you?

I’m most excited to be able to work in underserved populations and gain hands on experience working in different communities.

– If not seeing patients/serving at CHC you would rather be _____________?

With friends or family hanging out, going to movies, excursions, etc.

– What musical artist currently dominates your iPod?

The Foo Fighters

– Do you have a unique talent?

I have the ability to fall asleep nearly anywhere

– What is your favorite sports team?

The New York Yankees

– What is your current favorite movie?

Tie between The Shawshank Redemption and Pan’s Labyrinth

– What is your dream job?

Anthony Bourdain’s job

– What is one thing you would like the CHC team to know about you?

The one thing I would want the CHC team to know about me is that I’m dedicated to the message that health care is a right not a privilege. That idea is what made me switch from wanting to be a doctor to wanting to have a part in changing the laws that would guarantee health care for all.

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