Verna's devotion to helping others has led her through a diverse career in the Medical field. In her pursuit to make a difference in the world as a Data Manager at the Center for HPV Prevention, she has found a community with the same goals. A native New Mexican, she is honored to participate in the research conducted in a diversified population. She feels that the research being conducted is an integral part in understanding and ultimately bringing about solutions to combat Cervical Cancer. As a weekend warrior, she is a lead singer in a band.