Marlene Martin, MD


Assistant Professor, Medicine
LCOE Director of Addiction Initiatives

Marlene Martin, MD, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at UCSF and a hospitalist at San Francisco General Hospital. She is driven to improve care for immigrant and Latinx populations in the safety net. Drawn to medicine to address health inequities and social injustices, her interests lie in systems improvement with a focus on addiction medicine, community engagement, and care transitions. Dr. Martin is Director of the Addiction Care Team and a coach for the UCSF San Joaquin PRIME.

William Martinez, PhD

Affiliated Faculty, LCOE
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

William Martinez, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco and Director of the Child and Adolescent Services clinic in the Division of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatry at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.

Renee Navarro, MD, PharmD


Vice Chancellor, Diversity and Outreach

J. Renee Navarro, PharmD, MD is the Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Outreach and Chief Diversity and Outreach Officer for UCSF. Dr. Navarro drives diversity initiatives and best practices, and leads the strategy for diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism efforts at UCSF. As a faculty leader, she has held several clinical leadership positions at SFGH, including Acting Chief of Anesthesia, Chair of the Risk Management Committee, Medical Director of Perioperative Services, and Chief of the Medical Staff.

Tung Nguyen, MD

Associate Vice Chancellor of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Anti-Racism

Dr. Nguyen, MD, is an Endowed Chair in General Internal Medicine and Professor of Medicine at UCSF, where he provides primary care to a diverse patient population and teaches students, clinicians, and researchers.  He is Director of the Asian American Research Center on Health (ARCH), Co-Leader of the Cancer Control Program at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Co-Investigator in the Center for Aging in Diverse Communities. He currently co-chairs the UCSF Office of Research Task Force on Equity and Anti-Racism.

Michael Peterson, MD


Associate Dean, UCSF Fresno

Dr. Peterson oversees the continued development of UCSF Fresno’s clinical and academic programs as Associate Dean at UCSF Fresno. He has been chief of medicine at UCSF Fresno for the past 15 years and he serves as vice chair in the Department of Medicine at UCSF. His clinical and research focus is in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

Alejandra Rincon, PhD

Assistant Vice Chancellor and Chief of Staff Office of Diversity and Outreach

Alejandra Rincón, PhD is the Chief of Staff in the UCSF Office of Diversity and Outreach. She is the Curriculum Lead within the LCOE Curriculum Core.

Francine Rios-Fetchko, BA

Research Data Analyst II

Francine Rios-Fetchko recently graduated from Yale University with a BA in Political Science and concentration in Public Health. She is particularly interested in continuing her research in health equity and economic justice for vulnerable populations.

Madison Rodriguez, BA

Research Analyst

Madison is a recent graduate from Santa Clara University where she received a double major in Anthropology and Public Health Sciences. Prior to returning to the LCOE, Madison worked at Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative (NHHI) on the CA Statewide Study of Homelessness conducting quantitative and qualitative interviews across CA with people experiencing homelessness. This project was a direct ask from Governor Newsom and the largest study of homelessness ever to be done.

Robert Rodriguez, MD


Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Robert Rodriguez, MD is a Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Rodriguez is a member of the LCOE Administrative Core Faculty.

Luis Rubio, MD, MHS

Affiliated Faculty, LCOE
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Luis Alberto Rubio, MD, MHS is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at UCSF. His clinical practice includes HIV primary care at ZSFG Ward 86, UCSF Infectious Disease Clinic, and attends on the Inpatient General ID services at UCSF and ZSFG. His interests include serving populations disproportionately impacted by infectious diseases such as HIV, COVID-19, and TB.

Manuel Tapia, MD, MPH


Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine
LCOE Director of Workforce Initiatives

Manuel Tapia, MD, MPH is an Assistant Clinical Professor in Family & Community Medicine at UCSF School of Medicine. His area of expertise is in Community Engagement and in the Development, Sustainability, and Evaluation of Pipeline, Outreach and Pathway programs for underrepresented groups in medicine. Dr. Tapia is a member of the LCOE Administrative Core Faculty and he serves as the Medical Director/Faculty Advisor for the student-run Clínica Martín-Baró.

Arianne Teherani, PhD, MSEd


Professor, Medicine

Arianne Teherani, PhD is Evaluation Lead of the LCOE Evaluation Core. She is Professor of Medicine and Education Scientist in the Center for Faculty Educators. She is Director for Program Evaluation and Education Continuous Quality Improvement for the School of Medicine and is Founding Co-Director of the Center for Climate, Health, and Equity. She is a leading international researcher in the areas of educational equity and justice, professionalism, and education for climate change, justice, and health. Dr. Teherani leads the Equity and Justice in Education works in progress series.