Research Ambassador, Community Engagement
SC CTSI Role
In her role as a research ambassador Alma works directly with the involved with the communities surrounding USC and CHLA. She provides education and information to empower underserved communities to be more involved in their health. Her educational workshops help to remove the barriers that many communities face in deciding whether to participate in a research study through promoting health and scientific literacy among Latino communities. Alma uses popular education techniques to empower vulnerable communities to promote well-being and development for the achievement of individual and collective goals.