As the Federal Grants Program Coordinator, Helsa collaborates on the CDC-awarded cooperative agreement goals with the team. Her role involves facilitating the progress, application, and maintenance of measures to improve immunization programming. In addition, she works to coordinate leadership activities and foster communication exchanges among members and key AIM partners.
Before joining AIM, Helsa served her community as an advocate for families with disabilities. During the pandemic, she worked with the Florida Department of Health to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Helsa has a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Central Florida and is pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Health from A. T. Still University.