Shayra joined Columbia Health in 2022. At the core of Shayra's role of Immunization Compliance Manager, she manages the Immunization Compliance team which supports students as they onboard the University by helping them to meet university requirements for immunization. She is a key partner to academic colleagues by interpreting and communicating related policies and procedures to help students learn about and comply with public health mandates related to immunization clearance and registration. Shayra adheres to New York State and University mandates regarding immunization status and reporting for all students on the Morningside and Manhattanville campuses along with select affiliates.
Prior to joining Columbia Health, Shayra was a Community Liaison with the U.S. House of Representatives where she supported the Office of Congressman Jose E Serrano. In this role, she liaised with local, state, and federal officials and the community by attending and speaking at community meetings and events on behalf of the Congressman. Shayra led the Congressman’s initiative for 2020 Census complete count, planned and executed events aimed at creating better relationships and assistance to the community, and more.