Cuidate Program Facilitators

Ricky Aguayo

Ricky graduated from Boise State with a bachelor's degree in Biology with a Human Biology emphasis.

After graduation, he furthered his education and became certified to test for HIV, hep C, chlamydia, and gonorrhea. Today, he works as a Medical Scribe and continues to serve his community by volunteering for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).

In his free time, Ricky enjoys spending time with his family and participating in local community soccer leagues. He enjoys traveling, reading, mountain biking, and learning to play the guitar.

Cinthya Herrera-Buitrago

Cinthya attended Boise State University and obtained a bachelor's degree in Health Science with an emphasis in General Health. During her university career, Cinthya completed an internship at WIC- Women, Infants and Children- at the Idaho Department of Health where she focused on coordinating the biannual conference for the Idaho WIC employees. She also interned through Boise State's Services Learning Program at Legacy Hospice where she focused on comfort and palliative care for residents.


Cinthya enjoys involvement in the Latino community. She chaired a holiday event, networking with charity groups, media, companies, and local officials to raise funds to state a successful event. She also travels to Latin America connecting to family, community and tradition.