Wanda Tejada is a Research Associate at Bridges to Academic Success. She is responsible for supporting the data collection, organization, and execution of research and evaluation; she also supervises data collection from field work. Wanda is a Doctor of Medicine and earned a 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.