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Central Valley Health Policy Institute

Miguel Garcia Raya

Research Assistant

Miguel Garcia is a research analyst at Central Valley Health Policy Institute (CVHPI). Miguel is in his last year at Fresno State and is majoring in Biology and minoring in Psychology.  Miguel joined the CVHPI team in 2019 and has contributed to numerous projects. Some of his recent projects have been giving a presentation to the Latin dance groups in the community in regards to ongoing challenges and successes during the pandemic and helping with the collection of secondary data indicators associated with climate change in Fresno county to identify communities most impacted by climate change. Miguel was born in Mexico where he lived most of his life and migrated to Fresno when he was fifteen years old. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing the piano, attending church and serving the community. Miguel aspires to become a physician one day and help others.