Mario de la Cruz

BS, Arizona State University. MS, Columbia University. After receiving his masters degree in Columbia's narrative medicine program, de la Cruz lectured in the university's graduate program and assisted in developing training materials for its advance workshops. He has also lectured at CUNY School of Medicine as a faculty member with its Humanities in Medicine program. He has developed multiple HIV/AIDS prevention programs and sexual health-education programs for both healthcare institutions and nonprofit organizations, with an emphasis on at-risk youth groups. A founding editor of Intima, A Journal of Narrative Medicine, de la Cruz is also a contributing author of, The Uncharted Path From Clinic-Based to Community-Based Research. His current work involves exploring visual-, oral-, and performance-based narratives. SLC, 2018–