WIHD welcomed 25 trainees to their first day in the LEND program on Thursday, September 6th. Trainees will participate in 300-hour interdisciplinary program from now through May. The class consists of 21 trainees on site in Valhalla and 4 trainees who will participate virtually—two from Puerto Rico and two from the US Virgin Islands.

Welcome LEND trainees! We wish you a fantastic year ahead!

Front Row: Lindsay Lenihan; Janet Longo-Abinanti; Michelle Bina, Sarah Lawrence College; Kelsey Cole, Mercy College; Rebecca Haegedorn, Sarah Lawrence College; Lailiz Ortiz-Ortiz, University of Puerto Rico

Middle Row: Dr. Jenean Castillo, LEND Director; Mayta Garcia, Mercy College; Desiree Rodriguez, Mercy College; Angela Chen; Evelyn Berger; Andrea Martinez, Fordham; Janelle Richards, New York Medical College; Sabrina Mazzuoccolo, Fordham; Andrea Moreno; Monica Young

Back Row: Juliet Thomas-Arthurton, US Virgin Islands; Jesse DeLoughry, Mercy College; Javan James, US Virgin Islands; Deepkumar Patel, New York Medical College; Carli Andrews, Sarah Lawrence College; Dana Dieterich, Mercy College; Jade Bedell, New York Medical College; Mariah Carlson, Indiana University; Emmanuel Pena Serrano, University of Puerto Rico; Helen Rice