Lauren Eberly earned her BS in Biology and BA in Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010, and her MD from University of New Mexico in 2015. She was an intern with Curamericas Global during her undergraduate studies. After college, her work with Curamericas Global brought her to the northwest highlands of Guatemala where she spent several months working to improve health capacity at the Casa Materna. She returned after her first year of medical school in order to help with the implementation of a USAID Child Survival and Heath Grant. During medical school, she volunteered at Clinica One Hope, a community-run health center serving primarily undocumented immigrants. Here, she was involved in a projects to integrate community health workers into the clinic and to diminish language and cultural barriers to care. She is currently at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston completing a combined Internal Medicine and Global Health Equity residency. As a Global Health Equity resident, she has spent much of her time in rural Rwanda, engaging local partners to find innovative strategies to decentralize and integrate care for non-communicable diseases.