Nija Major

Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center

Medical Receptionist

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Bio

Nija is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies. She has a history of service to the community as a City Year team member. She has spent over 10 years as a mentor and tutor for youth in the Philadelphia area. Educating and empowering young people matters most to Nija. She possesses a great passion and undying enthusiasm for serving others and creating change no matter how small. Nija lives in Philadelphia with her six year old son.

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Dr. Mario Cruz

Dr. Mario CruzDr. Cruz is a board certified pediatrician who serves as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He has presented and/or published in the fields of community violence and domestic violence prevention, quality improvement, behavioral health, curriculum development and mentorship. In 2019 he received the Greater Philadelphia Social Innovation Award for Innovations in Healthcare.


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