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Young Latina chosen as future health leader

 07/31/2014 - 11:52
Student Sophia Barrios with Pennsylvania Senator, Patrick Toomey.

A young Latina student from Northeast Philadelphia has been awarded the United Health Foundation Scholarship to pursue a health care career.

Raised in Juniata Park neighborhood, Sophia Barrios is a sophomore majoring in biobehavioral health at Pennsylvania State University.

Fluent in English and Spanish, the 20-year-old student intends to become a doctor of osteopathic medicine to serve underrepresented communities, particularly children.

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Joven latina una líder del futuro

 07/30/2014 - 17:47
La estudiante universitaria Sophia Barrios junto al senador de Pensilvania Patrick Toomey.

Una joven latina del noroeste de Filadelfia será beneficiada con la beca ‘Diverse Scholars Initiative’ de United Health Foundation, que le permitirá incursionar en el campo de salud.

Criada en el área de Juniata Park, Sophia Barrios actualmente es estudiante de segundo año en la Universidad Penn State en el campo de salud bioconductual.

Bilingüe en inglés y español, la estudiante de 20 años planea convertirse en una doctora en medicina osteopática para servir a comunidades de minorías y específicamente a niños.

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