THRIVING

Spring 2021

iTHRIV Under the Microscope

Tina Nunez is the iTHRIV Program Assistant coordinating outreach to the LatinX community. She works closely with Dr. Max Luna at the Latino Health Initiative at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.  Tina is able to draw on her vibrant history of service with the Charlottesville community. She is passionate about helping others and has volunteered with numerous nonprofits and government agencies such as the Legal Aid Justice Center, Sin Barreras, and the Shelter for Help in Emergency. Immediately prior to joining iTHRIV, Tina worked as a Lead  COVID-19 Case Investigator  with the Blue Ridge Health District. She is now serving as a point of contact for the Latino community in the COVID vaccine promotion efforts, and has been instrumental in scheduling over 1,700 community members for their COVID vaccine in recent weeks!  In her iTHRIV role Tina will seek to better understand and help address the healthcare barriers facing the LatinX community.

 

Tina is driven by a steadfast commitment to service and uses her experience as an immigrant to help foster an open and inclusive community. In her free time, Tina enjoys reading, gardening and playing with her dogs.

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