Nancy Quintanilla is a Boston Congress of Public Health Practicum Scholar.
Nancy (she/her/ella) is a graduate student at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a medical student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. As a current health policy student, future hopeful urologist and gender-affirming surgeon, she is passionate about health equity, diversifying medicine, and advocating for LGBTQIA+ rights and equity, with particular interest in transgender/gender-diverse populations. Nancy is a California native, hailing from South Los Angeles, CA, she completed her undergraduate studies at UCLA in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics with minors in Mexican Studies and Global Health and she identifies as a first-generation college student and Latina (Mexican/Salvadorean).