Daniella Orihuela is responsible for the development, delivery and operations of educational programs at the museum and within the community, including afterschool programs, camps, enhanced field trips, outreach, internships and more. Orihuela first joined the Frost Science team to coordinate the planning and development of exhibits and programs within the museum’s MeLaβ exhibition that focuses on how everyday choices impact physical and mental health, happiness and overall wellbeing.
Before joining the museum team, Orihuela was a project coordinator for the Florida Institute for Health Innovation, where she worked with diverse communities to identify and understand barriers to accessing and utilizing healthcare services. She has also led a project on the development of practical and culturally appropriate health education resources for teenage mothers in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, and studied political ecology and its application to public health with the indigenous Kuna population in Tikantiki, Panama. Orihuela holds both a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in biomedical engineering and a Master of Public Health from the University of Miami.