Diana Garcia is as a Research Technician for the CDDOM Disparities Biobank. Diana will assist with clinical site data collection and with processing biological samples. As a member of the Hispanic community, she has dealt with family and friends living with diabetes due to the high prevalence within this community. She is very excited to be a part of a project like the CDDOM biobank because she knows this initiative will serve Hispanic/Latino families in Southern Arizona. Her experiences motivate her to continue pursuing her goals and she hopes to one day serve her community and help people struggling with type 2 diabetes. Diana is currently an undergraduate student at The University of Arizona working on a Bachelor’s of Science in Molecular & Cellular Biology and Physiology.