dr del rios.png

Marina Del Rios,  MD, MS is Director of Social Emergency Medicine and Tenured Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago - College of Medicine. She volunteers with the Illinois Department of Public Health COVID19 Health Equity Task Force, the Restore Illinois Health Justice Workgroup, and the City of Chicago Racial Equity Rapid Response Team. Dr. Del Rios also serves as Chair of the Health and Policy Committee of Illinois Unidos, a cross-sectoral partnership of elected and appointed officials, health professionals, and leaders of community-based organizations that aims to stop the transmission of COVID-19 and address the pandemic’s devastating public health and economic impact in Latinx communities. Her advocacy on behalf of the Latinx community during the COVID19 pandemic led to her recognition as one of Chicago Crain’s Business 2020 Notable Health Care Heroes and one of Top 50 most Influential Latinos in 2021 by Negocios Now.