Lela was born in Denver, Co. She has a strong interest in health and healthcare disparities. In 2011, Lela was awarded a Merit Scholarship and was nominated into the Gold Humanism Society in 2010. She is fluent in Spanish, a published poet, a runner and enjoys rock climbing. Another hobby of Lela’s is photography. She has donated many of her framed photographs to various silent auctions.
Medical School: University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Adams State College, Biology and Chemistry