Dr. Keila Lopez

A passion for public health

Pediatric cardiologist Dr. Keila Lopez has always been passionate about public health and working with minority and underrepresented groups. She is now bringing her expertise to the Mayor’s Office for the City of Houston. Lopez has been named to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Hispanic Advisory Board.

Virtual STEM outreach has positive side

When the COVID-19 pandemic first struck, numerous schools and businesses switched to working from home and communicating through platforms like Zoom. Although the virtual format was a major and often difficult transition for many, the students and organizers of the Saturday Morning Science program discovered that online learning became a positive experience.