Dominique Villaseñor is the Spring 2021 intern for the CCST team. She is a visiting student from UC Riverside and is currently enrolled in the University of California Center for Sacramento (UCCS) program. She is eager to gain insight on the influence science has in regards to public policy issues.
Prior to interning at CCST, Dominique was a delegate for ASUCR’s Student Voice Committee and the president of the California Health Professional Student Alliance Chapter at UCR. As a first generation transfer student and a neuroscience major, she is interested in understanding the biological mechanisms of brain diseases and how it affects low income individual’s ability to access healthcare. She is a strong advocate for a universal healthcare system and aims to change our policy in healthcare.