Miriam Hernandez

Manager of Workforce Training, Visión y Compromiso

Miriam Hernandez

Manager of Workforce Training, Visión y Compromiso
miriam@visionycompromiso.org

Biography

Miriam Hernández graduated from the Facultad de Medicina en la Universidad Autónoma de Baja California in 1988. She completed her Undergraduate Internship at the General Hospital of Mexicali, BC and her Social Service at the Community Center of the Secretaría de Salud de la Colonia Herrera in Tijuana B.C. In 1989, she obtained her Professional Title as Surgeon and Midwife at the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, México. She worked as a General Physician for 10 years in Tijuana, B.C., supporting low-income communities. She was Director of the Health Unit of the Community Center of the Universidad Iberoamericana. During this time she designed and implemented the Health Promotores Program. She was a teacher professor at the School of Nursing of the Ibero-American University, teaching the subjects of Rehabilitation, Physiology, and Research Sciences. She obtained her Master of Science in Education at the same University. In 1996 she completed an HIV-AIDS Mini-Residency at San Diego General Hospital. In 1998 she received a diploma in Diabetes at the Universidad Autónoma de Tijuana. In 2000 she received her Bachelor Degree in Medical Science from the United States. She worked as Coordinator of the Parent Center of the San Fernando Elementary School. For 14 years she worked for Providence Health & Services as Coordinator, Supervisor and Manager of Development and Training of the Health Promoters Program for the Latino Community where she had the opportunity to visit Guatemala and work in the Public Health Project and the Mothers Counselors Program. Currently, she is the Manager of Workforce Training at Visión y Compromiso. She has participated in different advisory groups to carry out the role of the Community Health Promotor in different sectors, such as: HPV with USC, Cervical Cancer with USC, Autism with USC, Use of Text Messages in Diabetes with USC, eHealth with UCLA, Participation of the Health Promotor in Research Projects with USC, Burn Prevention in the Latino Community with Olive View, and Appendectomy vs Antibiotics with Olive View.

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