Dr. Juan Pablo Ruiz Villalobos is a postdoctoral researcher at UW—Madison in the Division of General Internal Medicine. She recently completed her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at Oxford University, where she studied the environmental signals important for blood stem cell formation during development. Juan Pablo was trained as a peer supporter by the Oxford University counseling center and has since advocated for systemic and cultural changes to improve the mental health and training environments of graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. She has served on a working group for the Next Generation Researchers Initiative at the National Institutes of Health and is currently the President of Future of Research, a nonprofit organization that advocates for, empowers, and champions early career researchers. She is currently doing her postdoctoral research training with Dr. Christine Pfund and Dr. Angela Byars-Winston to study STEM training environments with a focus on underrepresented minority PhD and Postdoc training.