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Anda Kuo, MD

HS Clinical Professor
Affiliated Faculty, LCOE

I am a professor in the Department of Pediatrics who is passionate about leveraging the expertise we have at UCSF and in our community to make child health and wellness a reality for all children the Bay Area. To achieve this vision, I helped to establish the cross-bay UCSF Center for Child and Community Health. I currently serve as the Department's Director of Health Equity and Community Engagement and am a senior advisor for the UCLA-UCSF ACEs Aware Family Resilience Network (UCAAN).

Margot Kushel, MD

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Professor of Medicine, Director of Center for Vulnerable Populations

Margot Kushel, MD is a Professor of Medicine and Division Chief at the Division of Vulnerable Populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center and Director of the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations and UCSF Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative. Margot's research focuses on reducing the burden of homelessness on health through examining efforts to prevent and end homelessness and mitigating the effects of housing instability on health care outcomes.

Tomas Magana, MD, MA, FAAP

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Volunteer)

Tomás A. Magaña, MD, MA, FAAP is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at UCSF School of Medicine, and Founder and Director of FACES. He is a leading expert in the design and implementation of health workforce pipeline programs for youth. Dr. Magaña is a board-certified pediatrician with clinical expertise in the care of vulnerable children and adolescents, including those impacted by the juvenile justice and foster care systems, immigration and community violence. Dr.

Christina Mangurian, MD, MAS

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry; Vice Chair of Diversity, Department of Psychiatry

Christina Mangurian, MD, MAS is a Professor and Vice Chair for Diversity and Health Equity in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Weill Institute for Neurosciences. Her NIH-funded research focuses on reducing healthcare disparities among racially diverse populations with severe mental illness and furthering the advancement of women and minorities in medicine. She has been widely recognized, receiving UCSF’s 2017 Chancellor’s Award for the Advancement of Women and the 2018 UCSF Distinction in Mentoring Award. 

Marlene Martin, MD

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Associate 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

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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

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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.

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

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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.

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