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Public Health Epidemiology Conversations

Apr 14, 2020

**At the time this episode is published, Sandra is just weeks away from officially being Dr. Sandra J Coker. The title and headings reflect the near future status.**

Sandra Coker is an emergency medicine physician-in-training set to begin her career in the summer of 2020. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, one of the most diverse cities in the country, she found herself immersed in multicultural communities from an early age.

This upbringing, partnered with her passion to serve the underserved, led her to pursue her dreams of becoming an emergency medicine physician with specific focus on diversity and inclusion and social medicine.

Sandra is also the founder of Black Girl White Coat, a social media initiative dedicated to providing motivation, mentorship, scholarship, and representation for students traditionally underrepresented in the various fields of healthcare.