Kelechi Uwaezuoke, DrPH

Liaison of SF BUILD APP
What I do: 
Kelechi Uwaezuoke is the Assistant Director for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnerships at SF BUILD at San Francisco State University. She received her doctorate in public health from UC Berkeley where she served as manager for the SF Bay Area Health Careers Opportunity Program prior to obtaining her degree. Her research interests include exploring the educational experiences of under-represented minority (URM) premed students in the University of California system, the role of pipeline programs in increasing health workforce diversity and program evaluation as a means of identifying best practices for increasing educational equity and sustainable institutional change. She has nearly 20 years of experience working with URM and disadvantaged students pursuing careers in health and has spent the last nine years managing and evaluating pre-health pipeline programs that impact students throughout the state of California. Dr. Uwaezuoke is the San Francisco State University SF BUILD Liaison to the SF BUILD APP program.