Rosa Frias

Rosa Frias


San Juan Bautista School of Medicine, C’21 Doctor of Medicine
Mount Holyoke College, C’13, Bachelor’s Degree in Neuroscience & Behavior, Pre-Medical
Kingsborough Community College, C’11, Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts, with Honors

Current : MS Medical Student

Big Dream: Raised in Colombia, Rosa lost her mother to cancer and experienced first-hand the importance of preventive health care and prompt medical intervention at a young age. Rosa’s goal is to become a leader in the treatment of cancer and to provide healthcare to cancer patients in developing countries.

Leadership Activities:

  • Member, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society of Community Colleges
  • Dean’s List, Kingsborough Community College
  • Honor’s Club, Kingsborough Community College
  • Sciences, Math, Psychology & Spanish Tutor, Kingsborough Community College
  • Volunteer, New York Cares
  • Intern, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE) Program
  • Associate Member, American Physician Scientists Association
  • Harriet Newhall Interviewing Fellow, Mount Holyoke College, Admissions
  • Licensed EMT (MA), Mount Holyoke College, MERT (Medical Emergency Response Team)
  • Coxswain, Mount Holyoke College Crew Team
  • Wordpress Mentor, Mount Holyoke College, Library Information & Technology Services
  • Research Assistant, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Volunteer, Emergency Room Patient Liaison, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Volunteer, Sarcoma Oncology Center