Primary Care Coordinator, Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center
Laura Rodriguez, CMA, is the Primary Care Coordinator at Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center in Cornelius. Laura has been working for 17 years at Virginia Garcia Wellness Center. She has a passion for working with families and helping people modify their lifestyle and eating habits to prevent chronic diseases such as: diabetes, obesity and hypertension. Laura has been a key leader in connecting families with the Adelante Mujeres Produce Rx program over the last five years and regularly attends the cooking sessions to provide patient support.
The health care sector is deepening its understanding of addressing the health needs of their patients and community through interventions outside of their hospital walls, and new strategies are emerging to address healthy food access and diet related health conditions. To compound the positive community impact, many of these programs are being designed to support […]