FellowFellow Information Biography Medical School: University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignResidency: George Washington UniversityDr. Mantilla grew up in Wheaton, Maryland. She conducted illness narratives with farmworkers in North Carolina and Tennessee and studied traditional medicine and autonomous healthcare delivery in Chiapas, Mexico during her undergraduate studies at Goddard College. She completed an MPH at Nova Southeastern University and went on to receive her MD and PhD at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her dissertation research examined “undocumentedness” as a major social determinant of health. She completed residency at George Washington University in Washington DC. Her major research interests center around health equity, immigrant health and disparities in rheumatologic conditions. Outside of medicine, she enjoys spending time with her dog, playing board or video games, kayaking and gardening.