Keilly Pulgar

  • University of South Florida, Class of 2019
  • Master’s degree candidate, University of Miami
  • Hillsborough County

Keilly Pulgar is from Hillsborough County and graduated from Braulio Alonso High School third in her class of 515. A cancer survivor, she was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in February 2011 and underwent chemotherapy for 2.5 years until being declared cancer-free in May 2013. She used her experience as a patient to explore different career paths in the healthcare field while in college. She graduated from the University of Florida in August 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Health Education. She is now a graduate student in the University of Miami’s master’s in health administration program and hopes to work in hospital management upon graduating in December 2021.