Vanessa Villafuerte

Vanessa Villafuerte, Senior Public Information Officer at UCLA Health, specializes in covering diet and nutrition, head and neck surgery, ophthalmology, pediatrics, and urology. Before her current role, she served as the Public Information Officer for the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, where she wrote news releases highlighting the latest discoveries in health policy research. With a background in journalism, Vanessa has extensive experience as a news anchor and reporter at various local TV stations nationwide. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Communications from Pepperdine University and is pursuing her Master of Public Health (MPH) at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.