Celebrating Dr.ildaura Murillo-Rohde

Celebrating Dr.ildaura Murillo-Rohde passed away on March 21, 2018, at 79. She was a woman of many accomplishments, but her impact on our community likely stands out the most. Murillo-Rohde worked for many years as a therapist and educator in the Chicano/Latino community in Los Angeles.

She was deeply involved in developing bilingual education programs, and her work helped promote understanding and communication between different cultures. She is remembered fondly not only by her colleagues and friends but also by the communities she served.  We’ve compiled some of our favourite memories of Celebrating Dr.ildaura Murillo-Rohde. 

Dr.ildaura Murillo-Rohde: A Brief Bio

Celebrating Dr.ildaura Murillo-Rohde is a Clinician, Educator, and Advocate for LGBTQ+ Health. She has dedicated her life to working on behalf of marginalized communities. And her work has had a profound impact on the lives of others. Dr.ildaura was born in Panama City, Panama, and came to the United States as a refugee in 1984. She earned her medical degree from the University of South Florida in 1997 and began practicing medicine the following year.

Dr.ildaura is an expert on transgender health, and she has worked. Raise awareness about the challenges faced by LGBTQ+ people in both medical and social settings. In addition to her work as a physician. Dr.ildaura is also an active member of the American Medical Association (AMA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

She has served as president of both organizations and continues to contribute significantly to their missions. Dr.ildaura is also a tireless advocate for LGBTQ+ rights. She frequently speaks out on behalf of her community members in media appearances and elsewhere. Her work has had a positive impact not only on the lives of those within LGBTQ+ communities.  Dr.ildaura Murillo-Rohde is an exemplary physician whose dedication to serving her patients is unmatched.

The work Dr.ildaura Murillo-Rohde Has Done in Our Community.

Celebrating Dr.ildaura Murillo-Rohde is a community leader in many ways. She has worked tirelessly to improve the lives of her patients.  Their families in her role as a doctor and now as an advocate for pediatric health.

Murillo-Rohde has spearheaded numerous initiatives to improve pediatric healthcare in her area. Including increasing access to specialists and vaccines. Supporting early identification and intervention programs, and advocating for better funding for pediatric healthcare.

She also advocates for children who face health barriers, such as poverty, lack of insurance, or discrimination. Her work has increased awareness and support for these children and their families.

Murillo-Rohde is a tireless advocate for children. Their well-being, and her work has tremendously impacted the lives of those she has served. We are proud to celebrate her accomplishments in our community!

What You Can Do to Honor Her Memory

Celebrating Dr.ildaura Murillo-Rohde was a tireless advocate for the community, and her work went beyond the classroom. She was a member of many organizations, including the YMCA, the United Way and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She also served on the board of directors for several charities. Including Love INC., which supports struggling families in our community.

To honour her memory, please donate to one of Dr. Murillo-Rohde’s favourite charities: Love INC.

How can you help Dr.ildaura Murillo-Rohde, continue her work?

As a physician and community activist, Dr.ildaura Murillo-Rohde has significantly contributed to the health. And well-being of people in her region. Her work has been recognized by her peers and the public. Culminating in her election to the National Academy of Medicine in 2018.

 We can support her by donating to her organizations or participating in events she is hosting. Additionally, we can continue to share her work with our loved ones. And friends so they know what an important figure she is within our community.


Dr.ildaura Murillo-Rohde was a remarkable woman dedicated to her patients and community. She made countless contributions during her 40 years as a physician and after she retired. Her tireless work fighting for immigrants’ rights and promoting health awareness will be remembered long after she is gone. Our community owes her a great debt of gratitude for everything. She has done for us, and we’ll continue to honour her legacy by helping others in need.



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