Dr. Gonzalez-Rios is a scientist, educator, and public health advocate. She currently serves in the area of precision medicine in oncology. During the past 20 years, she has taught and trained undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and medical doctors in translational research and health sciences. As a research scientist, she has focused on two main areas: cancer and infectious diseases. She received her Ph.D. in biochemistry and cancer cell biology from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and postdoctoral training at the University of Rochester, New York, and University of California, Merced. Dr. Gonzalez-Rios considers the worlds she lives in; science, faith, and public health, to be interconnected and helps others navigate the intersections they may find themselves in. She has found deep spiritual truths in both her faith journey and scientific scholarship and believes science and faith are God’s gifts in which he reveals himself to human beings.