Wanda Tejada is a research assistant at Bridges to Academic Success. She is responsible for supporting the data collection, organization, and execution of research and evaluation. Wanda is a Doctor of Medicine and is currently working on her MPH (Master of Public Health) in Community Health and Epidemiology and Biostatistics at CUNY SPH. She worked as a primary health care physician in a community hospital in the Dominican Republic, where she had to perform various tasks including community health education. It was there that she became interested in the public health (and research) field. She also worked as an English teacher for Spanish speaking immigrants in Passaic, NJ. Her primary language is Spanish, and she is proficient in English.