Geri Medina is a Senior Program Manager in the Policy and Practice Team at HRiA. She supports the COVID-19 Community Grants Program and serves as a liaison to a cohort of community-based, faith-based, or other public health and health care organizations to assess needs and opportunities for capacity building support. Prior to HRiA, Geri worked in clinical research including a Boston University study using a text-based application to address pediatric dental health disparities and at the Framingham Heart Study, and also worked for a nonprofit that provides FMT treatments for microbiome-mediated diseases and conducts microbiome research. Geri has a Masters in Public Health from the Boston University School of Public Health, where she focused her studies in Environmental Health and completed a practicum with Boston-area legal aid organizations in supporting tenants facing eviction. She is passionate about environmental justice, community activism, and biking.