Vicky Gomez is a DrPH candidate in the School of Public Health. She was born and raised in San Francisco’s Mission District and received her MPH in Community Health Education from San Francisco State University in 2009. For the last decade, Vicky has worked as a project coordinator and researcher on various cancer-related studies. Her commitment to addressing cancer disparities in the Latino community served as the driving force to return to UC Berkeley for her doctorate degree. Her current research interests include exploring methods to reduce barriers to screening and the community-based development of culturally sensitive cancer interventions. The overall goal of her dissertation research is to determine if digital storytelling is a feasible intervention for increasing colorectal cancer screening intention among Latinos who attend church in Alameda County.