Ms. Rojas is a dedicated Project Associate with an interest in health equity. She contributes to Freedman Healthcare’s efforts through project management support and deliverable creation. Her solution-oriented community work intertwined with her leadership and health equity pursuits are well applied at FHC.
Ms. Rojas is currently involved on a project focused on healthcare data governance where she supports background research, project management, client communication and meeting needs. The project pertains to topics like APCD implementation and governance, Medicaid, and state health policies. Prior to joining FHC, Ms. Rojas worked as an English and Spanish literacy tutor, assisting teachers in support of the immigrant community in Chelsea, Massachusetts to help attain their education goals of obtaining their GED and citizenship etc. at the Intergenerational Literacy Program. Ms. Rojas has also taught and coordinated health education workshops at local Boston Public High Schools as a Health Educator and Leadership Council member with Peer Health Exchange. During the pandemic, she also interned remotely at Kisumu County, Kenya within the Health Department, JOO Teaching & Referral Hospital and the Kenya Medical Research Institute via SIT Study Abroad. She conducted research projects focused on maternal and child health, tropical diseases, pediatric malnutrition, and most importantly the effects of COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa. Ms. Rojas is also a 2nd Lieutenant in the Massachusetts Army National Guard where she serves as an HR officer for the 211th Military Police Battalion.
Ms. Rojas holds an undergraduate degree in Health Sciences from Boston University and a Master’s in Public Health from Boston University’s School of Public Health, with a certificate in Healthcare Management that includes a CAHME accreditation.