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Jiyoon Hwang

Jiyoon is a third-year undergraduate student at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) studying Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. She will be pursuing a Masters of Public Health degree next year with the hope of engaging in research, advocacy, and organizational efforts to create policies aimed to reduce the disparate demographics seen in the healthcare workforce. Jiyoon has previously worked as an Emergency Medical Technician, providing emergency treatment to patients and transporting them to hospitals within the Los Angeles County. She aims to become a proficient public health leader committed to developing a more robust and diverse cohort of physicians and public health advocates who will work to uphold greater availability of healthcare services, especially for a diverse patient population.