The citation of merit comes on the heels of being honored as one of 25 Bronx Influential Women, awarded by the Community News Group-Bronx Times Reporter Inc.
You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I guarantee you, you’ll win, no matter what the outcome. Patch Adams
As the Vice President and Director of Care Coordination and HIV Services at Argus Community, Inc., she is actively involved in the community (with a specific focus on the Bronx).
Maria is a Community Advisory Board Member of the Bronx Community Health Network since 2015. She has received the Bronx Community Health Network Inc. – Community Partner Award. Maria obtained her MPA from Metropolitan College of New York, where she has been on the advisory board since 2016.