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Women We Love: Edinburg pediatric surgeon believes fate intervend in her career path

Tuesday, April 2, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andrea Guidi
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By Colleen DeGuzman

themonitor.com, 3/28/19

 

Dr. Jennifer Garza started working at Edinburg Medical Center at the age of 10 as the “head plant cleaner,” a position created by her father, who was a physician there and wanted to give her the chance to realize what she was capable of.

She spent the following summers working in the hospital, moving up to filing in her teens and answering phone calls in college. Though she joked about her mundane tasks, she was gradually trusted with more responsibility.

What Garza did not know was that decades later, she would dedicate her life to giving children the opportunity to realize their potential. Just like Garza’s dad did for her.

 

Click here to read more about Dr. Garza's story.


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