Amanda M. Navarro, M.P.H., obtained her M.P.H. in Health Services and Health Law from Boston University in 2002 and is currently a Dr.P.H. student in the School of Public Health at the University of Texas Health Science Center–Houston. She works on the Covering Kids and Families Access Initiative–Houston. She previously worked as a research associate at the Institute on Urban Health Research at Northeastern University in Boston, and as a Graduate Assistant with the National Hispanic Science Network on Drug Abuse (NHSN). She has published on women's sexual health, HIV prevention among Hispanic women, and Hispanic drug abuse research.