Ralitsa Kalfas recently graduated from Columbia College majoring in Medicine, Literature and Society and Hispanic Cultures. Ralitsa was a volunteer with the Terence Cardinal Cooke At Your Service program. She is now working with the RCSS to conduct research within the health care center’s Huntington’s Disease unit. She is developing a research project in the Teacher’s College Neurorehabilitation Lab that will explore the intersections between Huntington’s Disease, recreational therapy and narrative medicine through the stories of residents, their loves ones and TCC staff. Ralitsa is starting at Public Health Solutions as the Program Coordinator for Healthcare Community Partnerships. She is enthusiastic to work towards reconciling the fragmentation in healthcare for the most vulnerable populations in New York through multi-sector strategic partnerships, resource consolidation and tech innovation.