Biography

Emerson Aviles joined the staff of the School of Nursing in February 2018 as the new Senior Program Manager for the Inclusion, Diversity, and Excellence Achievement Initiative (IDEA).

Emerson is a graduate of UVA, earning his BA in music. He went on to complete UVA's accelerated Master of Public Health Program in 2017, making him a double 'Hoo. As a student, Emerson was involved in diversity efforts across Grounds, including advocacy and peer mentoring for Latino students.