Name:Dr. Marielena Velez de Brown
Board Position: Member At Large, Events
Country of Heritage: Puerto Rico
Dr. Marielena Velez de Brown was born in Philadelphia, PA into a Puerto Rican Family. Dr. Velez de Brown obtained her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Swarthmore College prior to working in a laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania. She pursued her medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland , OH. After completing a Family Medicine internship in Wilmington, DE, she entered the University of Rochester Preventive Medicine and Public Health Residency program. She graduated her residency with the Master’s of Public Health in June 2016. She now serves as the Monroe County Deputy Commissioner of Public Health.