Celina Trujillo, MPH, MSN, RN, CPNP, CDCES

Celina Trujillo is a pediatric nurse practitioner and has worked in pediatric diabetes and endocrinology for the past seven years. She joined the NCD Synergies Program team in 2019 as a Type 1 Diabetes and Global Health Equity Research Fellow. Celina’s background is in public health, and prior to becoming a nurse she worked as the field coordinator for a longitudinal research study examining the effects of environmental exposures on children’s health. Her current research interests are focused on the implementation of training and mentorship programs focused on behavioral approaches to chronic care management for clinicians caring for patient in rural areas in low- and lower-middle-income countries (LLMICs). Celina practices in California’s rural Salinas Valley caring for children with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. She also teaches at the School of Nursing at the University of California, San Francisco in the Diabetes Concentration. Celina is actively involved in Diabetes Youth Families (DYF) organizing diabetes camps for children and adolescents.