Meet the current students in the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Master of Health Services — Physician Assistant Studies, Master of Science — Leadership, Master of Science — Family Nurse Practitioner and Master's Entry Program in Nursing.

 

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Shelbie Allen
Contact: srallen@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Yuba City, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Health Sciences, Community Health Education
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, critical and intensive care; education
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Certified nursing assistant in oncology, telemetry, medical-surgery and emergency department; volunteer in accelerated access unit; volunteer for nonprofit health organizations; coordinator of health and development screenings for children up to 5 years old

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Karina Avalos
Contact: karavalos@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: South Gate, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Los Angeles
Undergraduate major: Public Health
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, trauma, oncology, pediatrics
Languages: English, Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer health scholar, public health advocate and outreach coordinator at a nonprofit clinic and hospital

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Elizabeth Boyd
Contact: elboyd@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, women's health, underserved communities, trauma and genetics
Languages: English
Clinical experience: Medical office service coordinator in genomic medicine, general pediatrics and pediatric specialties

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Danielle Carbonaro
Contact: carbonaro@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Lincoln, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Animal Science
Graduate degree and institution: Master of Science, Nutrition Sciences, University of Cincinnati
Areas of special interest in health care: Infant and maternal health disparities, childhood obesity and neonatal critical care
Languages: English
Clinical experience: Assisted in design and implementation of a clinical intervention study regarding postpartum weight loss and infant nutrition

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Juliet Chu
Contact: juuchu@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Oakland, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Human Development
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, critical care, nurse anesthetist, surgery, and labor and delivery
Languages: English
Clinical experience: Intern in emergency department and emergency department unit clerk

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Tiffany Cyras
Contact: tmcyras@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Makawao, Hawaii
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Speech Pathology, Audiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Obstetrics, neonatal intensive care, lactation education, women's health, pediatrics, and health education for patients and families
Languages: English
Clinical experience: Speech and language pathology assistant at a university clinic and school district, family education for people with aphasia, and communication partner of people with aphasia using art as tool

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Brooke Damron
Contact: bldamron@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Placerville, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Walden University
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, health and wellness
Languages: English
Clinical experience: Cardiac telemetry technician at a medical center, emergency medical technician at private ambulance company

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Hannah Davis
Contact: hdavis@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Loomis, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics and neonatal intensive care, mental health, identifying social and cultural factors to improve access to quality health care and reducing disparities within, researching and applying holistic approaches to provide better patient care
Languages: English
Clinical experience: Volunteer in neonatal intensive care unit, emergency medical technician at concerts and events

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Emily Fleming
Contact: eafleming@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Biology, Biomedical Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Immunotherapy, increasing access to care, advancing health technology and services, oncology
Languages: English
Clinical experience: Rehabilitation therapies at home for relatives and personal experience in lifelong immunotherapy treatments; coordination of care and services for graduate students in a social work department

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Marie Gage
Contact: mgage@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Yuba City, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Merced
Undergraduate major: General Science, Chemistry
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, intensive care unit, underserved communities
Languages: English, Tongan
Clinical experience: Volunteer with emergency department at a medical center, medical scribe, volunteer at an animal medical center

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Alexis Garcia
Contact: lexgarcia@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Linda, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of California, Santa Cruz
Undergraduate major: Anthropology
Areas of special interest in health care: Women's health, labor and delivery, pediatrics, primary care, chronic illness management, eliminating health disparities and improving access to care in low-income communities
Languages: English
Clinical experience: Clinical medical scribe in adult primary care, pediatrics, cardiology, gynecology; volunteer in rehabilitative therapy clinics for pediatric and adult patients; health education presenter for high school special-needs student

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Gina Gerace
Contact: gmgerace@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Bolinas, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: California State University, Chico
Undergraduate major: Political Science, Criminal Justice
Post-baccalaureate Certificate: Forensic Identification
Graduate degree and institution: Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies: Medicolegal Death Investigation, California State University, Chico
Areas of special interest in health care: Forensic nursing, emergency medicine, emergency management, public health, health policy
Languages: English
Clinical experience: Volunteer at medical examiner-coroner, nurse logistics volunteer for the Camp Fire recovery shelter, crisis counselor volunteer for disaster recovery center

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Paulina Gil Landeros Johnson
Contact: pbljohnson@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Spanish
Areas of special interest in health care: Health disparities, underserved communities, health promotion and prevention, health policy and reform, pediatrics, women's health
Languages: English, Spanish
Clinical experience: Volunteer translator for Spanish-speaking patients and medical professionals, administrative services for community clinic

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Marissa Gonzales
Contact: margonzales@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Vallejo, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Exercise Biology, Psychology, Asian American Studies
Areas of special interest in health care: Community health, health care policy, rehabilitation, nursing quality improvement
Languages: English
Clinical experience: Caregiver and home health aide for an agency and in-home support services, certified nursing assistant in skilled nursing facility, lift technician for a hospital

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Taylor Harmening
Contact: btharmening@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Walls, Mississippi
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, underserved populations, global health, mental health
Languages: English
Clinical experience: Aerospace medical technician and emergency medical technician, patient care technician and unit ward clerk for hospital observation unit

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Amanda Jernstrom
Contact: ajernstrom@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Redding, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of California, Berkeley
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, public health, mental health and substance abuse, rural populations, clinical research, harm reduction, motivational interviewing
Languages: English
Clinical experience: Hospital volunteer, research assistant, health worker and counselor in public health, phlebotomist, lab assistant

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Melissa Kumnoonsate
Contact: mkumnoonsate@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Cupertino, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Human Development
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency, surgical, critical care, travel and flight nursing, labor and delivery and maternal health, nurse health, underserved immigrant populations
Languages: English
Clinical experience: Physical therapist aide, clinic intern and vision coordinator, child life intern, pediatric shadow, neonatal intensive care unit and naturopathic departments in a Thailand hospital

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Christy Lam
Contact:
cblam@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: San Jose State University
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, public health, health policy
Languages: English, Vietnamese
Clinical experience: Community health promotion volunteer, peer health educator, volunteer at clinic and medical center

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Shuyi Lao
Contact:
slao@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Diego, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Nutrition Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Critical care, geriatrics, healthy aging, health promotion and prevention in socioeconomically disadvantaged communities
Languages: English
Clinical experience: Certified nursing assistant in a skilled nursing facility, volunteer work in intensive care, burn and medical surge unit at a hospital

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Crystal Lua
Contact:
crylua@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Winters, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Human Development
Areas of special interest in health care: Geriatrics, longevity, palliative care and home health care
Languages: English, Spanish
Clinical experience: Home caregiver, volunteer for child life and gastroenterology departments at a medical center

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Wendy Luc
Contact:
wlluc@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University f California, Santa Barbara
Undergraduate major: Biopsychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Women's health, family nurse practitioner, public health
Languages: English
Clinical experience: Emergency room scribe, pharmacy clerk, account manager for the medical emergency relief fund, medical mission volunteer, physical therapy aide, therapeutic yoga teacher

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Jon Allen Madarang
Contact:
jlmadarang@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Stockton, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior
Areas of special interest in health care: Case management, improving health care access and competency for patients via advocacy and education
Languages: English,
Clinical experience: Volunteer for numerous medical center departments, rehabilitation aide for an outpatient physical therapy clinic, nationally certified emergency medical technician, administrative roles in internal medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation therapies and transplant clinics

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Ahmad Marshal
Contact:
ammashal@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
UC Davis
Undergraduate major:
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Areas of special interest in health care:
Intensive care unit, emergency room, pediatrics, undeserved communities
Languages:
English, Arabic
Clinical experience:
Medical mission trips to foreign countries, medical scribe, nurse shadow in a VA hospital

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Caitlyn McCarthy
Contact:
cnmccarthy@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Diego, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
UC Davis
Undergraduate major:
Human Development
Areas of special interest in health care:
Women's health, labor and delivery, high-risk pregnancies, public health, mental health
Languages:
English
Clinical experience:
Volunteer in labor and delivery, high-risk pregnancy fetal testing clinic, and cardiac rehabilitation clinic; internship in emergency medicine and certified emergency medical technician

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Erika Mojica
Contact:
ejavina@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Colusa, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
California State University, Chico
Undergraduate major:
Health Science, Spanish
Areas of special interest in health care:
Women's health, neonatal, intensive care unit, rural underserved populations and public health
Languages:
English, Spanish
Clinical experience:
Health program specialist for public health and program director for a maternal, child and adolescent health program; community health worker for breast and cervical cancer early detection program

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Chia Moua
Contact:
chmoua@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Merced, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major:
Gerontology
Areas of special interest in health care:
Geriatrics, cultural competency in the health care setting, underserved populations and reducing health disparities
Languages:
English, Hmong
Clinical experience:
Volunteer in a hospital in post-anesthesia care unit, skilled-nursing occupational therapist and physical therapist shadow, senior companion, in-home assessments intern, patient advocate for a student-run clinic

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Tiffany Ngo
Contact:
tntngo@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Arts
Education:
San Francisco State University
Undergraduate major:
Family and Consumer Sciences, Nutrition
Areas of special interest in health care:
Underserved communities, pediatrics
Languages:
English, Vietnamese
Clinical experience:
Volunteer at a hospital

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Bayan Odeh
Contact:
bodeh@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Francisco
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
University of San Francisco
Undergraduate major:
Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care:
Neonatal and pediatrics, obstetrics, intensive care, health policy and reform, health disparities
Languages:
English
Clinical experience:
Medical scribe in a nonprofit clinic, volunteer in a hospital emergency department, volunteer emergency medical staff member, trained in phlebotomy, physical therapy aide in outpatient setting

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Danielle Patterson
Contact:
danpatterson@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Vallejo, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major:
Health Science, Community Health Education
Areas of special interest in health care:
Emergency, critical care and trauma
Languages:
English
Clinical experience:
In-home caregiver, health educator intern for local nonprofit organization, public affairs intern for hospital, volunteer in hospital emergency departments

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Alexandra Perrone
Contact:
aperrone@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Davis, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Arts
Education:
University of California, Santa Barbara
Undergraduate major:
Anthropology
Graduate degree and institution: Master of Arts in Anthropology (Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology), California State University, Chico
Areas of special interest in health care:
Family nurse practitioner in underserved communities, reducing health disparities, effective health care communication, undergraduate and graduate nursing educator
Languages:
English, Spanish
Clinical experience:
Volunteer at free community health clinic, research specialist for health and environment, research assistant for public health studies focusing on culturally sensitive approaches to health care

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Linh Pham
Contact:
ltpham@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Hayward, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education:
DeVry University
Undergraduate major:
Telecommunications Management
Graduate degree and institution:
Master of Business Administration, Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University
Areas of special interest in health care:
Health disparities, underserved communities, nurse educator in nursing and health care
Languages:
English, Vietnamese
Clinical experience:
Administrative volunteer, medical assistant volunteer, medical assistant at rheumatologist office, job shadow with registered nurse in medical surgery unit

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Jaynee Pudewel
Contact:
jmpudewell@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Napa, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
UC Davis
Undergraduate major:
Biopsychology
Areas of special interest in health care:
Emergency medicine, critical care, pediatrics, oncology, mental health, health policy
Languages:
English
Clinical experience:
Emergency medical technician, emergency department volunteer at community hospital, volunteer in pediatric emergency and operating room, CPR instructor, health educator

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Michele Puente
Contact:
mlpuente@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Arts
Education:
San Jose State University
Undergraduate major:
English
Areas of special interest in health care:
Geriatrics, healthy policy, aging
Languages:
English

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Araceli Sanchez
Contact:
amesanchez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Zamora, Michoacán, Mexico
Degree:
Bachelor of Arts
Education:
California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major:
Foreign Languages, Spanish
Graduate degree and institution: Master of Arts in Spanish, California State University, Sacramento
Areas of special interest in health care:
Underserved communities (especially patients with chronic illnesses), health disparities (emphasis on Latino and immigrant populations), mental health, neonatal intensive care, public health
Languages:
English, Spanish, French
Clinical experience:
In-home caregiver, volunteer at health clinic for medically indigent

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Dylan Scalzo
Contact:
dmscalzo@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Weimar, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
UC Davis
Undergraduate major:
Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care:
Underserved communities with an emphasis on rural healthcare and healthcare professional shortage areas
Languages:
English

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Ronal Sen
Contact:
rvsen@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major:
Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care:
Underserved population, infectious control-HIV, nurse educator in nursing and health care
Languages:
English, Hindi, Fijian Hindi
Clinical experience:
Patient transporter, unit assistant, clinical health educator in adult care medicine, health education and global health department

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Sierra Sheeper
Contact:
stsheeper@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: La Selva Beach, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Undergraduate major:
Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care:
Pediatrics, women's health, labor and delivery, health policy
Languages:
English
Clinical experience:
Medical scribe at two pediatric clinics, research assistant for Infant feeding studies, intern at a hospital in Spain

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Gulnazbanu Siddiqui
Contact:
grsiddiqui@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fairfield, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
UC Davis
Undergraduate major:
Human Development
Areas of special interest in health care:
Oncology and radiation, mental health and well-being, geriatrics, women's health, underserved communities, health disparities within communities
Languages:
English, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati
Clinical experience:
Behavior therapist for children with autism, clinical medical assistant in prison health care, volunteer in radiation and oncology department at a hospital, intern in a rehabilitation clinic

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Sydney Sohl
Contact:
skcarlson@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: El Dorado Hills, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
UC Davis
Undergraduate major:
Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior
Areas of special interest in health care:
Emergency medicine, women's health and clinical research
Languages:
English
Clinical experience:
Intern as an emergency medical research associate, volunteer at a therapeutic equestrian center for disabled clients, researcher with violence prevention research program within emergency medicine

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Jason Tran
Contact:
jastran@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
California State University, San Bernardino
Undergraduate major: Nutrition and Food Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care:
Underserved, obesity, food desert regions
Languages:
English, Vietnamese
Clinical experience:
Emergency medical technician and paramedic, recreation therapist assistant

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Austin Van Bruggen
Contact:
ajvanbruggen@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Vacaville, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
UC Davis
Undergraduate major:
Evolution Ecology and Biodiversity
Areas of special interest in health care:
Pediatrics, oncology
Languages:
English
Clinical experience:
Volunteer at a community clinic, in-home caregiving

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Brenda Vasquez
Contact:
bgvasquez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Concord, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
San Francisco State University
Undergraduate major:
Health Education, Public Health
Areas of special interest in health care:
Family nurse practitioner, women’s health, neurology, public health
Languages:
English, Spanish
Clinical experience:
Dental hygiene treatment coordinator and dental assistant, administrative services and educational programs for underserved communities, public health

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Maritza Vega-Valdez
Contact:
mivegavaldez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Patterson, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Education:
UC Davis
Undergraduate major:
Human Development, Spanish
Areas of special interest in health care:
Underrepresented and underserved communities, people of color, pediatrics, women's health, health policy, labor and delivery
Languages:
English, Spanish
Clinical experience:
Therapeutic recreation and child life volunteer, patient services volunteer, activities intern at a rehabilitation center, nutrition intern at a burn unit, ophthalmology medical receptionist

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Ashley Villalon
Contact:
amvillalon@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Dixon, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
UC Davis
Undergraduate major:
Nutrition Science
Areas of special interest in health care:
Health disparities, underserved communities, health and nutrition promotion
Languages:
English, Spanish
Clinical experience:
Certified nursing assistant, volunteer in an emergency department, research intern at a children’s hospital

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Paulina Vyhmeister
Contact:
pvyhmeister@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Rocklin, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major:
Family and Consumer Sciences, Nutrition
Areas of special interest in health care:
Community health and diabetes education
Languages:
English, Spanish
Clinical experience:
Student intern in oncology, nursing assistant and unit clerk for emergency department, case management assistant, weight loss clinic assistant

Delia Lizbeth Araujo Carlos

Delia Lizbeth Araujo Carlos
Contact: dlaraujo@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Hawthorne, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Merced
Undergraduate major: Human Biology
Languages: Spanish, English

Kevin Michael Ashburn

Kevin Michael Ashburn
Contact: kmashburn@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Novato, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Research and health policies in rural and aging population, underserved communities
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Phlebotomist and collections technician with the American Red Cross, blood collections supervisor with the American Red Cross, volunteer with an orthopaedic foundation

Joshua Lagliva Aspiras

Joshua Lagliva Aspiras
Contact: jlaspiras@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Elk Grove, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Health Science, Health Care Administration
Areas of special interest in health care: Outpatient medical oncology, improving health care accessibility and quality of patient care for underserved communities
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Hospital volunteer, assisted-living caregiver and medical technician, nursing administration assistant to hospital care experience practice leader, administrative consultant for nurse leader online rounding platform

Jacqueline Becerra Terriquez

Jacqueline Becerra Terriquez
Contact: jbecerraterriquez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education:
California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major:
Child Development-Individualized
Areas of special interest in health care:
Underserved communities, specifically the Latino community; pediatrics, geriatrics
Languages:
Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience:
Labor and delivery volunteer at a hospital, food bank volunteer offering free child care and informational courses about child development, pediatric intensive care unit volunteer

Emily Sarah Boone

Emily Sarah Boone
Contact:
esboone@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education:
UC Santa Cruz
Undergraduate major:
Community Studies
Areas of special interest in health care:
Women's health, geriatrics, health disparities, health policy reform, improved access to care
Languages:
English
Previous clinical experience:
Volunteer at preoperative clinic, in-home geriatric aid, environmental health policy research

Sara Marie Bridley

Sara Marie Bridley
Contact:
smbridley@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Northfield, Minnesota
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education:
Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester
Undergraduate major:
Health Promotion
Areas of special interest in health care:
Women's health and maternal health, endocrinology, immunology, underserved communities
Languages:
English
Previous clinical experience:
Clinic assistant phlebotomist at metropolitan gastrointestinal specialty clinic, chiropractic assistant at small rural clinic, personal care aid for various clients with developmental disorders in both group home and day program settings

Brittney Nava Contreras

Brittney Nava Contreras
Contact:
bncontreras@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Watsonville, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Health disparities, underserved communities, developmental pediatrics, mental health, disease prevention, health education
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer at a nonprofit clinic, shadow experience in primary care and labor and delivery, behavior technician for kids with autism

Sophia Crosby

Sophia Crosby
Contact:
crosby@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Brentwood, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Mental health, emergency medicine, underserved populations, health care access for the LGBTQ+ community
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Clinical medical assistant in an urgent care facility

Sarolta Lucy Csontos

Sarolta Lucy Csontos
Contact:
slcsontos@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Auburn, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Santa Cruz
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine
Languages: Hungarian, English
Previous clinical experience: Nursing assistant at a nursing home, a veterans hospital emergency room, and various inpatient units at a medical center and hospital

Sarah R. Fish

Sarah R. Fish
Contact:
srfish@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education:
California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major:
Biology
Areas of special interest in health care:
Healthy aging, critical care, mental health and substance abuse
Languages:
English
Previous clinical experience:
Medical assistant in a surgical practice, volunteer with a crisis line, research assistant for clinical studies on aging and precision medicine

Jaime Force

Jaime Force
Contact:
jforce@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Bakersfield, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved populations, psychosocial health care education, policy reform, acute care, labor and delivery
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer with nonprofit low-income clinic, caregiver for elderly, caregiver for trafficked youth, case manager with non-profit agency

Konstanze Emmaline Franco

Konstanze Emmaline Franco
Contact:
kefranco@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Santa Rosa, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education:
Seattle Pacific University
Undergraduate major:
Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care:
Aging individuals in underserved communities
Languages:
English
Previous clinical experience:
Work in a children’s hospital psychiatry and behavioral medicine unit

Kathleen Mae Perlas Galinato

Kathleen Mae Perlas Galinato
Contact:
kpgalinato@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Stockton, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Fresno
Undergraduate major: Health Science, Community Health
Graduate degree: Master of Public Health, Health Promotion; California State University, Fresno
Areas of special interest in health care: Medically underserved communities, public health, communicable diseases, infection prevention, women's health, immunizations
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Communicable disease investigator and phlebotomist at a health department, HIV counselor, public health intern at a hospital

Manuel Guerra

Manuel Guerra
Contact:
manguerra@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Roseville, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Health Science, Community Health Education
Areas of special interest in health care: Disabled veterans, homeless veterans and improved quality of care for underserved populations
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Army Reserve Medical Corps Medical laboratory technician and combat medic (health care specialist) for the Army Reserve Medical Corps, home-based primary care work with veterans

atrycja Julia Hawrylciow

Patrycja Julia Hawrylciow
Contact:
phawrylciow@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: UCLA
Undergraduate major:
Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care:
Etiology and treatment of mental health and substance use disorders, marginalized and impoverished communities, aging adults, promotion and advancement of health literacy, research
Languages:
Polish, German, English
Previous clinical experience:
Volunteer intake coordinator for a nonprofit mental health provider

Kou Her

Kou Her
Contact: kouher@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: Saint Mary's College of California, Moraga
Undergraduate major: Liberal and Civic Studies
Areas of special interest in health care: Neonatal, pediatrics, underserved communities, health policy, health disparities and informatics
Languages: Hmong, English
Previous clinical experience: Licensed vocational nurse at a nonprofit children’s hospital, specializing in orthopaedic spine care, intake nurse for home health, volunteer in a neonatal intensive care unit

Amanda Wynn Hooper

Amanda Wynn Hooper
Contact:
awhooper@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Oregon, Eugene
Undergraduate major: Marine Biology
Graduate degree: Master of Science, Biology, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities in rural populations, labor and delivery, neonatal intensive care, emergency medicine, intensive care, public health, epidemiology
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Phlebotomist, hospital volunteer, volunteer at a nonprofit clinic serving patients experiencing homelessness

Sierra Rose Jensen

Sierra Rose Jensen
Contact:
sijensen@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Mill Valley, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: English, Creative Writing
Areas of special interest in health care: Family nurse practitioner, women's health, underserved communities, trauma-informed care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical-surgical unit volunteer at a hospital, Global Medical Brigades student volunteer in Ghana, Africa

Smah Khateeb

Smah Khateeb
Contact:
skhateeb@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fremont, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: Mills College, Oakland
Undergraduate major: Public Health
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, oncology
Languages: Arabic, English
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer at children’s hospital in hematology-oncology, patient assistant volunteer at a clinic in Palestine, work with autistic kids and foster kids

Amanda-Lynn Rene Kubera

Amanda-Lynn Rene Kubera
Contact:
arkubera@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education:
California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major:
Health Science, Occupational Health and Safety
Areas of special interest in health care:
Underserved communities, community health aid, public health education, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics
Languages:
English
Previous clinical experience:
Volunteer in a hospital emergency department, intensive care and neurology units, safety intern at a hospital, shadow experience with a nurse

Quinn Dai La

Quinn Dai La
Contact:
qdla@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Oakland, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, pediatrics, travel nursing, teaching
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Intern in radiology and labor and delivery departments, receptionist for a nonprofit neurology clinic

Karandeep K. Lachhar

Karandeep K. Lachhar
Contact:
kklachhar@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Manteca, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education:
California State University, East Bay, Hayward
Undergraduate major:
Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care:
Dietary nutrition (natural, therapeutic, holistic, neonatal), neonatal intensive care, healthcare leadership and reform
Languages:
English
Previous clinical experience:
Emergency department scribe at a hospital serving underserved populations, medical administrative assistant at a pain management clinic

Chau Thanh Le

Chau Thanh Le
Contact:
cgnle@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Health Science, Community Health Education
Areas of special interest in health care: Behavioral health, substance use disorder, mental health crisis, intensive care unit, emergency medicine, underserved and rural communities, adult and aging populations
Languages: Vietnamese, English
Previous clinical experience: Worked with clients who struggle with co-occurring mental health and substance use problems in inpatient and outpatient clinical settings, intern at California Department of Education promoting HIV/STD prevention education in California school districts

Claudia Lopez Orozco

Claudia Lopez Orozco
Contact:
clopezorozco@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Mountain House, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Stanislaus
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Health policy, health disparities, underserved communities, health education, pediatrics
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Patient care coordinator for transplant patients at remote monitoring company, dental administrative assistant at a dental office, volunteer breastfeeding counselor

Chia Moua

Chia Moua
Contact: chmoua@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Merced, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major:
Gerontology
Areas of special interest in health care:
Geriatrics, cultural competency in the health care setting, underserved populations and reducing health disparities
Languages: English, Hmong
Clinical experience:
Volunteer in a hospital in post-anesthesia care unit, skilled-nursing occupational therapist and physical therapist shadow, senior companion, in-home assessments intern, patient advocate for a student-run clinic

Kathryn Alexandra Lovejoy

Kathryn Alexandra Lovejoy
Contact:
kalovejoy@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fremont, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Human Development
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, intensive care, surgery, women's health, pediatrics
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medicine scribe, global health intern, community clinic intern, pediatric intensive care unit intern

Mai Xuan Luu

Mai Xuan Luu
Contact:
mxluu@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Garden Grove, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education:
UC San Diego
Undergraduate major:
Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Areas of special interest in health care:
Pediatrics, geriatrics, underserved communities, telehealth, health policy
Languages:
Vietnamese, English
Previous clinical experience:
Certified nursing assistant at nursing home, wellness coordinator and case manager for nonprofit organization, front and back office assistant at a free clinic, emergency department assistant at a hospital, recuperative care intern, Alzheimer's disease companion intern

Mirabai Raina Mann

Mirabai Raina Mann
Contact:
mrmann@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Santa Cruz, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Sociology
Areas of special interest in health care: Disadvantaged populations, pediatrics
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant at urgent care, family practice, pediatrics and pulmonology clinics, volunteer at a hospital infusion center, acute rehabilitation and short-stay units

Megan Foster McCaffrey

Megan Foster McCaffrey
Contact:
mfmccaffrey@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Napa, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: International Relations
Areas of special interest in health care: Women's health, disparities in transgender health care, emergency and rural medicine for undeserved communities
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical scribe in dermatology, volunteer and shadow experience in emergency department, American Red Cross instructor trainer

Mayra Susana Narez

Mayra Susana Narez
Contact:
msnarez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Brentwood, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education:
California State University, East Bay, Hayward
Undergraduate major:
Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care:
Women's health, pediatrics, underserved communities
Languages:
Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience:
Physical therapist aide

Judy W. Njuguna

Judy W. Njuguna
Contact:
jwnjuguna@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fairfield, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education:
California State University, East Bay, Hayward
Undergraduate major:
Human Development, Women's Studies
Areas of special interest in health care:
Psychiatric nursing, health policy, women's health
Languages:
Gikuyu, Swahili, English
Previous clinical experience:
Licensed vocational nurse at a long-term care facility and in corrections

Kylie Gabrielle Palacio

Kylie Gabrielle Palacio
Contact:
kgpalacio@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Santa Barbara
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, surgery, trauma, nurse anesthetist, pediatrics, labor and delivery, research, underserved communities
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency department volunteer, volunteer at a large urban hospital, research associate for a preclinical research company

Carmina Pelaez

Carmina Pelaez
Contact:
cpelaez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Elk Grove, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Gerontology
Areas of special interest in health care: Geriatrics, oncology, and reducing health disparities (with emphasis on the Asian-American population)
Languages: Tagalog, English
Previous clinical experience: Certified nursing assistant at a long-term care community and skilled-nursing facility, gerontology intern in hospice organization, community relations volunteer at nonprofit agency

Christopher Rangel

Christopher Rangel
Contact:
cjrangel@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sanger, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Saint Mary's College of California, Moraga
Undergraduate major: Business Administration, Entrepreneurship
Areas of special interest in health care: Health disparities, underserved communities, acute care, nursing informatics
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Patient services assistant in the emergency department for a county hospital, associate management analyst for county hospital

Daniela Regalado

Daniela Regalado
Contact:
dregalado@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education:
California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major:
Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care:
Health disparities, underserved communities, health equity, access to healthcare, Hispanic population, immigrant health, research, health promotion
Languages:
Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience:
Medical assistant and referral coordinator in pediatrics, medical assistant in jail psychiatric services, medical assistant float in ambulatory care, volunteer with nonprofit clinics in and out of the country, volunteer with research department at a major academic health center

Allison Marie Reggiardo

Allison Marie Reggiardo
Contact:
areggiardo@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Livermore, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior
Areas of special interest in health care: Type 1 diabetes, connected health technologies, LGBTQIA+ access to care, women's health, pediatrics
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Patient navigator and research assistant on pediatric endocrinology, assistant camp director for diabetes youth and their families, volunteer counselor at camp for diabetic youth and their families

Sharmeen Saeed

Sharmeen Saeed
Contact:
ssaeed@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Woodland, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major:
International Relations
Areas of special interest in health care:
Intensive care, pediatrics, accessibility and implementation of community health and education programs to promote healthy living, advocacy, disparities in underserved communities
Languages:
Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, English
Previous clinical experience:
Clinic and health committee member of Bhagat Puran Singh Health Initiative, coordinator of medical programming with Pre-Health Student Alliance

Prabhjot Kaur Sekhon

Prabhjot Kaur Sekhon
Contact:
jdsekhon@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Moreno Valley, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: UC Irvine
Undergraduate major:
Psychology and Cognitive Science
Areas of special interest in health care:
Underserved communities, psychiatric population and people with mental and cognitive and developmental disabilities
Languages:
Spanish, Hindi, Punjabi, English
Previous clinical experience:
Volunteer at a psychiatric clinic, volunteer at a medical center to gain experience in a hospital emergency room setting

Danica Marie Sheets

Danica Marie Sheets
Contact:
dmsheets@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Vallejo, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education:
California State University, East Bay, Hayward
Undergraduate major:
Health Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care:
Women's health, working with women and birthing persons from underserved communities
Languages:
Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience:
Volunteer as a birth doula at a medical center for predominantly low-income and frequently underserved populations

Rachel Simpson

Rachel Simpson
Contact:
rasimpson@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University: Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Health Science, Healthcare Administration
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency services, trauma, perioperative and surgical, pediatrics, public health, healthcare leadership and operations
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer with local hospitals in oncology and hospice, internship in business strategy and finance department at a national HMO

Ju-A Grace Son

Ju-A Grace Son
Contact:
jgson@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Davis, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of San Francisco
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, neonatal, underserved communities, health disparities, special needs, mental health
Languages: Korean, English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency department volunteer, caregiver, psychology intern at a community health clinic, certified nursing assistant at a skilled-nursing facility, behavioral therapist and behavioral therapist trainer

Samantha Caitlyn Tam

Samantha Caitlyn Tam
Contact:
sctam@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Hercules, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education:
UC Davis
Undergraduate major:
Managerial Economics
Areas of special interest in health care:
Health disparities, health education, pediatrics, women's health, primary care
Languages:
English
Previous clinical experience:
Clinical intern at a birthing center unit, information desk and inpatient nursing volunteer at an underserved community hospital

Atif Uraizee

Atif Uraizee
Contact:
auraizee@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fremont, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education:
California State University, East Bay, Hayward
Undergraduate major:
Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care:
Underserved communities, primary care, intensive care unit, emergency medicine, public health
Languages:
Hindi, Urdu, English
Previous clinical experience:
Certified medical assistant in adult and family medicine, urgent care and newborn clinic; volunteer in hospital emergency department

Geoffrey Daniel White

Geoffrey Daniel White
Contact:
gdwhite@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education:
Washington State University, Pullman
Undergraduate major:
Communication
Areas of special interest in health care:
Underserved community
Languages:
English

Rachel Ann Wolter

Rachel Ann Wolter
Contact:
rawolter@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Brentwood, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education:
California State University, Chico
Undergraduate major:
Health Science, Health Education
Areas of special interest in health care:
Health disparities, HIV and STD prevention, obstetrics, labor and delivery, pediatrics, trauma-emergency, neonatal, underserved communities
Languages:
English
Previous clinical experience:
Volunteer for home health and hospice, certified nursing assistant for a traveling agency in nursing homes, volunteer for CAVE for youth and homelessness, med-neuro intern at a medical center

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Bianca Alcauter
Contact: bcalcauter@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Stockton, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, San Marcos
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Research area of interest: Cardiology
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Progressive care unit and telemetry at a hospital

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Ali Berumen
Contact: amberumen@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Auburn, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Indiana State University
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Research area of interest: Health disparities in immigrant populations, health literacy and how it affects access to care, health policy
Languages: English, Tagalog
Current clinical work: Registered nurse in medicine and telemetry

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Dana Brombos
Contact: debrombos@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Binghamton University
Undergraduate major: Chemistry, Nursing
Languages: English

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Craig Duckworth
Contact: cduckworth@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Brown City, Michigan
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Education: Michigan State University, University of Rochester
Undergraduate major: Political Science, Nursing
Research area of interest: Effects of chemotherapy and biotherapy exposure on nurses
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Registered nurse at a comprehensive cancer center, adult infusion

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Anna Dupree
Contact: aldupree@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Brea, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Education: California State University, San Marcos; California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Nursing, English
Research area of interest: Palliative care, hospice, sepsis harm reduction, improving patient experience scores and staff retention
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Bedside nurse on the trauma medical surgical floor at a medical center; work in informatics, and precepting new hires and student nurses

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Nhadine Fabro-Brown
Contact: fabrobrown@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Davis, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Rockland Community College, University of Phoenix
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Research area of interest: How nursing culture and quality of care delivery affects patient safety and outcomes; challenges and barriers nurses and other health care providers face in providing efficient, safe and quality care; creating an evidence-based, effective and sustainable fall prevention program
Languages: English, Tagalog
Current clinical work: Part-time clinical nurse in a step-down unit, per diem nurse for patient care resources at a medical center

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Gina Finical
Contact: grfinical@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Roseville, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Phoenix
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Research area of interest: Critical care, healthy work environment, nursing leadership, healthy aging
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Nurse in the intensive care unit of a medical center

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Michael Jones
Contact:
mkjone@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: MidAmerica Nazarene University
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Registered nurse in a medical-surgical telemetry unit

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Laura Juarez
Contact: lajuarez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: San Jose State University
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Research area of interest: Underrepresented populations, patient safety, staff retention, nurse wellness, relationship-based care
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Registered nurse at a hospital

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Aron King
Contact: aaking@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Diego, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Texas, Arlington
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Medical-surgical intensive care unit nurse

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Nicole Lira
Contact: nlira@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Galt, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Research area of interest: Increasing interdisciplinary rounding and communication; staff and patient safety
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Clinical nurse in a medical center’s ear nose and throat and internal medicine acute care unit

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Rizalina (Riza) Magat
Contact: rnmagat@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Elk Grove, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Makati Medical Center College
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Research area of interest: Adult and pediatric vascular access nursing issues
Languages: English, Filipino
Current clinical work: Vascular access nurse specialist at a medical center

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Mary Pfaff
Contact: mjpfaff@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Camarillo, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Research area of interest: Gerontology and Alzheimer's-dementia research
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Medical-surgical nurse for ear, nose and throat department at a medical center

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Reyna Portillo
Contact:
rportillo@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Orangevale, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Phoenix
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Languages: English, Spanish
Current clinical work: Registered nurse at a medical center

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Shayal Prasad
Contact: shyprasad@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Pittsburg, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, East Bay
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Research area of interest: Under-reported cases of domestic violence in the South Asian community
Languages: English, Hindi
Current clinical work: Clinical nurse at a medical center, float nurse in a hospital

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Wendy Scott
Contact: wakozuma@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Roseville, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Research area of interest: Quality measures in acute care: process improvement in cardiac care to differentiate between cardiogenic shock and septic shock with elevated lactic acid; cardiomyopathy in the postpartum population; pressure ulcer prevention; oral care; infections created by catheters
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Staff nurse and charge nurse in cardiac intensive care unit; rapid response nurse for acute strokes, acute myocardial infarctions and code-blue cardiac or respiratory arrests

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Sarah Stallins
Contact:
scstallins@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Atherton, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Research area of interest: Integrative and holistic healing modalities for neuromuscular disorders
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Pediatric charge nurse

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Jennifer Suhd-Brondstatter
Contact: jsuhdbrondstatter@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Santa Cruz, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Education: Brandeis University, Samuel Merritt University
Undergraduate major: Biology, Environmental Studies, Nursing
Graduate degree and institution: Master of Arts in Education, Chapman University
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Medical intensive care unit and sexual assault forensic examiner for a hospital

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Nicole Vance
Contact: nevance@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Santa Rosa, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Research area of interest: Staff resilience in intensive care unit, professional boundaries in nursing, culture of nursing education
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Pediatric intensive care nurse, Re-Igniting the Spirit of Caring facilitator, primary nursing chair

Linda Vuong
Contact:
vuong@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of California, San Diego; University of Oklahoma
Undergraduate major: Molecular Biology, French Language Studies, Nursing
Graduate degree and institution: Master of Science in Biology, University of California, San Diego
Languages:
English, French
Current clinical work: Medical intensive care unit

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Cynthia Walsh
Contact:
cewalsh@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Santa Cruz, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Los Angeles
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Research area of interest: Moral distress experienced by critical care nurses; multidisciplinary approach to peer support in critical care
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Registered nurse in medical-surgical intensive care unit

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Maria Wheeler
Contact: msawheeler@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Vallejo, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Los Angeles; Samuel Merritt University
Undergraduate major: Psychobiology, Nursing
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Adjunct faculty and clinical instructor at a university; registered nurse; board and care administrator and operator

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Maychao (Michelle) Yang
Contact:
mmeyang@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fresno, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Pacific Union College
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Languages: English, Hmong
Current clinical work: Medical-surgical nurse preceptor

Irma Bernal

Irma Bernal
Contact:
ibernal@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Cardiology, underserved communities
Languages: English, Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse in a medical-surgical and telemetry unit

Erika Gonzalez

Erika Gonzalez
Contact: temgonzalez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Woodland, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Health disparities, underserved communities, acute care setting, migrant farm workers
Languages: English, Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse in medical-surgical and telemetry unit and chemo infusion center.
Mallorie Hogan

Mallorie Hogan
Contact: mrhhogan@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Portland
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Geriatrics community, population health
Languages: English, Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse, volunteer in emergency department, volunteer in nursing immersion program
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Frances Hopkins
Contact: fmhopkins@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: Boston University
Undergraduate major: Psychology, Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, communities in crisis, teaching
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Middle school science teacher, high school physics teacher in Africa, registered nurse in telemetry unit, NICU and neurology volunteer

Cheryl Johnson

Cheryl Johnson
Contact:
cafjohnson@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Woodland, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Southwest Missouri State University
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Radiology, community health awareness
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse in acute care, radiology and cardiac catheterization lab, and vascular medicine; volunteer health and wellness educator in schools

Ryan Kim

Ryan Kim
Contact: rshkim@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Cerritos, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Clinical Nutrition
Graduate degree: Master of Science in Nursing, UCSF
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, urgent care, emergency department, underserved communities
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical, surgical, trauma, neurology intensive care unit registered nurse
Miriam Lakes

Miriam Lakes
Contact: mclakes@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Anselmo, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: Oberlin College
Graduate degree: M.S. in Library and Information Science, Pratt Institute
Undergraduate major: Studio Art
Areas of special interest in health care: Health disparities, inmate health care, geriatric primary care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Nursing in underserved communities, work with incarcerated patients at county hospital

Joseph Langowski

Joseph Langowski
Contact: jalangowski@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Reno, Nevada
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Nevada, Reno
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Complementary and alternative medicine therapy, alternative technology in health care, pediatrics, undeserved communities, health care policy
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse in cardiac intensive care unit and children's emergency department
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Kia Lee
Contact: kialee@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fresno, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Fresno
Undergraduate major: Food and Nutritional Sciences – Dietetics and Food Administration Option
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, mental health, nursing education
Languages: English, Hmong
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse, mental health instructor
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Shaelah Lewis
Contact: shelewis@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Seattle
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Texas, Arlington
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, women's health, orthopaedics, rural populations
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse in home health, orthopaedics, allergy and immunology; medical assistant in family practice
Fangbing Liu

Fangbing Liu
Contact:
faliu@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Xiangyang, China
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Winston Salem State University
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care in underserved communities
Languages: Mandarin, English
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse in cardiology intervention unit, certified nursing assistant at a trauma intensive care unit
Estefania Macias

Estefania Macias
Contact: estmacias@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Porterville, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Stanislaus
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Women's health
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Labor and delivery registered nurse
Pavel Prokopchuk

Pavel Prokopchuk
Contact: pprokopchuk@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Ufa, Russia
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Samuel Merritt University
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care in rural settings
Languages: Russian, English
Current clinical work: Registered nurse in medical-surgical, telemetry, step down and emergency departments; intake registered nurse at a juvenile justice center

Nadezhda Protasovitskaya

Nadezhda Protasovitskaya
Contact: nprotasovitskaya@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, women’s health, pediatrics
Languages: Russian, Ukrainian, English
Current clinical work: Registered nurse in obstetrics acute care unit, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care unit; preceptor, nurse volunteer for a children's camp overseas; volunteer nurse for annual summer programs through local churches

Julisa Ruiz

Julisa Ruiz
Contact: julruiz@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Woodland, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Nursing and Public Health Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Family practice, diabetes, orthopedics, dermatology
Languages: Spanish, English
Current clinical work: Emergency department registered nurse, volunteer fundraiser for health-related nonprofit organizations

Mallory Saffold

Mallory Saffold
Contact: amesanchez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of Washington, Georgetown University
Undergraduate major: Biology, Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, women’s health, climate change and public health
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Registered nurse in labor and delivery, and postpartum care; lactation consultant, volunteer work with free community health clinic; medical service trip abroad

Tricia Wagner

Tricia Wagner
Contact: twagner@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Antioch, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Western Governors University
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, women's health, pediatrics
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Specialty float pool (trauma, oncology, surgery, pediatrics, infusion, wound care, psychology, women's health), clinical nurse educator, disaster relief

Ana Weidenfeld

Ana Weidenfeld
Contact: aweidenfeld@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Berkeley, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of California, Berkeley, Samuel Merritt University
Undergraduate major: Geography, Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Structural competency, history, policy, education, trauma informed care, primary care
Languages: English
Current clinical work: Registered nurse in primary care, public health nurse in a health department

Eyerusalem Yilma

Eyerusalem Yilma
Contact: eyilma@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: San Jose State University
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Undeserved communities, health disparities
Languages: English, Amharic
Current clinical work: Registered nurse in postpartum unit

Christian Yong

Christian Yong
Contact: cyong@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Long Beach, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Dominguez Hills
Undergraduate major: Health Science: Health Care Management, Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, correctional facility nursing, wound care, community health and underserved communities
Languages: English, Khmer, Lao
Current clinical work: Registered nurse in community health, behavioral health, palliative care, correctional facility nursing

Andrew Allen Billings

Andrew Allen Billings
Contact: aabillings @ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Eureka, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, San Bernardino Palm Desert Campus
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Graduate degree: Master of Business Administration with health care administrative focus, Indiana Wesleyan University
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, underserved communities, rural health, trauma medicine
Language: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency department nurse in multiple settings, intensive care unit, emergency department manager, mobile intensive care nurse, hospital coordination of mild cognitive impairment, wilderness medicine registered nurse

Kathleen Cabugao

Kathleen Cabugao
Contact: kcabugao@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Vallejo, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, San Marcos; California State University, Hayward
Undergraduate major: Nursing, Business Administration
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, public health, health policy
Language: English
Previous clinical experience:
Registered nurse in telemetry and critical care step-down unit, previous experience in dialysis

Anna Justice Cole

Anna Justice Cole
Contact: ajcole@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Trinidad, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of Colorado, Aurora; Connecticut College, New London
Undergraduate major: Nursing, International Relations
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, rural communities, women's health, health policy
Language: English
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse at a rural wound care center, charge nurse at an outpatient surgery center, volunteer at a student-run interdisciplinary clinic in an underserved urban area

Isabela Dos Santos

Isabela Dos Santos
Contact: idossantos@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fresno, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Fullerton
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Geriatrics
Language: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency nursing at a Level I trauma center; continued care for patients admitted to neurological, medical, cardiac, step-down and pediatric intensive care units; telemetry, travel nursing, and post-anesthesia care unit at a urological surgery center; American Red Cross disaster preparedness

Jessica Yuri Dyatlov

Jessica Yuri Dyatlov
Contact: jydyatlov@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: San Francisco State University
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Postpartum women and their families, primary care in underserved communities, public health and policy, holistic health and emotional well-being
Language: English
Previous clinical experience: Perinatal registered nurse at a children's hospital, international board-certified lactation consultant, coordinator of volunteer postpartum doula program at a hospital, reproductive health clinical instructor at a university, doula for a homeless prenatal program

Analise Eastman

Analise Eastman
Contact: aeastman@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Livermore, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Community public health, preventive medicine, underserved communities, urgent care, global health medical missions
Language: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical surgical nurse with orthopedic certification, hospice nurse, telemetry nurse for a COVID-19 crisis response travel assignment, volunteer building homes with Habitat for Humanity

Elisa Guadalupe Garcia

Elisa Guadalupe Garcia
Contact: eligar@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Zamora, Mexico
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, Texas
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Health policy, health education, rural health, pediatrics, women's health
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical interpreter for a free community health clinic, trained emergency medical technician, military health specialist, medical simulation training center instructor, nurse technician at veterans hospital, school nurse

Araceli Gutierrez

Araceli Gutierrez
Contact: aragutierrez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Individuals who suffer from health disparities and underserved populations
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse at a medical center, volunteer at a hospital

Kristan Rael Jorde

Kristan Rael Jorde
Contact: krjorde@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Redding, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, holistic health care, public health
Language: English
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse in a telemetry unit

Sandra Kamba

Sandra Kamba
Contact: skamba@ucdavis.edu


Marisa Angelene Kautz

Marisa Angelene Kautz
Contact: makautz@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Stockton, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Chico
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Research for various patient populations, underserved communities
Language: English
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse on a respiratory-telemetry floor, preceptor for new nurses, volunteer representative for a nursing association, member of practice-based council and peer review committees
Emily Dawn Mowry

Emily Dawn Mowry
Contact: edmowry@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Roseville, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Simpson University, Redding
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved and underprivileged populations, women's health, family practice
Language: English
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse in a medical-surgical-telemetry unit, chemotherapy and biotherapy administrator in outpatient infusion center

Nguyenthao Hong Nguyen

Nguyenthao Hong Nguyen
Contact: ngynguyen@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, pediatrics, women's health, urgent care, acute care, dermatology
Languages: Vietnamese, English
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse in medical-surgical, acute stroke emergency medical unit

Ana Jasmin Perdomo

Ana Jasmin Perdomo
Contact:
ajperdomo@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Ahuachapan, El Salvador
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Chamberlain University, Illinois
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, addiction medicine or surgery
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Fellowship training in a tele-surgical unit at a health system, work in a primary care clinic for an underserved community

Jennifer L. Stein

Jennifer L. Stein
Contact:
jstein@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Santa Barbara
Undergraduate major: Biopsychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, woman's health or geriatric health
Language: English
Previous clinical experience:
Clinical case manager for children with autism, developing behavioral treatment plans and working with multiple disciplines in the coordination of care, volunteer at a food bank, clinical nurse in a combined pediatric and adult intensive care unit.

Neela Akbar

Neela Akbar
Contact: nlakbar@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Hayward, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Health Science: Health Care Administration
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, women's health, public health and policy, emergency medicine
Languages: Farsi (Dari), English
Previous clinical experience: Medical volunteer in an emergency department and trauma nursing unit, medical scribe in the emergency department of a large urban hospital, volunteer peer case manager and interpreter at a nonprofit refugee assistance center

Alejandro Alvarez-Bautista

Alejandro Alvarez-Bautista
Contact: aalvarezbautista@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Watsonville, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of California, Berkeley
Undergraduate major: Molecular and Cell Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer interpreter, in-home health educator and medical assistant, volunteer for an AIDS organization mobile clinic

Joshua Ayerza

Joshua Ayerza
Contact:
jdayerza@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fresno, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Monterey Bay
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, family medicine, urgent care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician, orthopaedic medical assistant, orthopaedic medical scribe, emergency department medical scribe

Jordanna Baddeley

Jordanna Baddeley
Contact: jdbaddeley@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Petaluma, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Exercise Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Geriatrics and pediatrics in underserved communities
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Physical therapy aide, in-home healthcare volunteer, laser therapy technician for geriatric practice

Vanessa Banales

Vanessa Banales
Contact: vabanales@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Kingsburg, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: California State University, Fresno
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care and women's health in underserved communities
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medicine scribe, certified nursing assistant in a skilled nursing facility, volunteer working with victims of crimes, volunteer for a free clinic

Jacob Blasi

Jacob Blasi
Contact:
jdblasi@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Clayton, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology, Health Promotion
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care in rural communities, wilderness medicine, search and rescue, disaster response, behavioral health, health and wellness
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician in rural and urban settings, urban critical care transport

Karla Canizales

Karla Canizales
Contact:
kmcanizales@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Chula Vista, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UCLA
Undergraduate major: Psychobiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care in underserved areas, especially Spanish-speaking communities
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Outpatient clinics and emergency department, emergency medical technician, emergency department technician and medical scribe for a women's health care clinic

Pei-Ling Chen

Pei-Ling Chen
Contact: plcchen@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Houli, Taichung
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis, UC Irvine
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Rural medicine, emergency medicine, surgery, oncology
Languages: Mandarin Chinese, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant for an internal medicine private practice, behavior therapist for autistic children, remote scribe, volunteer at a clinic

Ammar Chohan

Ammar Chohan
Contact: amrchohan@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: San Jose State University
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, primary care, orthopaedics, emergency care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant at a community health clinic, emergency medical technician for a private ambulance company, physical therapist aide at a rehabilitation clinic

Angela De Herrera

Angela De Herrera
Contact:
adeherrera@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, San Marcos
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, underserved communities, pediatrics, and emergency medicine
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Certified nursing assistant in a post-anesthesia care unit; registered nurse in an outpatient pediatric surgery center, and clinic registered nurse at a federally qualified health center

Gulshanjit Dhaliwal

Gulshanjit Dhaliwal
Contact:
gjkdhaliwal@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Bakersfield, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Bakersfield
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Internal medicine, emergency medicine, underserved rural communities, surgery
Languages: Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, English
Previous clinical experience: Certified medical assistant at urgent care facilities, medical scribe in an emergency department, volunteer for hospice and other nonprofit institutions

Melissa Elist

Melissa Elist
Contact: mlelist@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Tarzana, California 
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: UCLA
Undergraduate major: Sociology, Disability Studies
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, labor and delivery; rheumatology; allergies; mental health; eating disorders; nutrition; preventive care
Languages: English, Farsi
Previous clinical experience: Clinical research coordinator, volunteer in hospital postanesthesia care unit, ophthalmic medical scribe

James Ensley

James Ensley
Contact: jaensley@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Benicia, California   
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Waldorf University
Undergraduate major: Emergency Management
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, intensive care and acute care, pulmonology, transplant services, underserved communities, surgical interventions
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Paramedic, emergency medical and fire response, hazardous materials specialist, community-based disaster response instructor, EKG tech, telemetry tech

Tatsiana Franco

Tatsiana Franco
Contact:
tfranco@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Emeryville, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, East Bay
Undergraduate major: Health Sciences, Preclinical
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, health promotion, preventive medicine, underserved populations, diverse communities, community health, collaborative care model, mental health, social services, women’s health, endocrinology, immunology, global health, multicultural issues, health behavior, research, health care quality, resources utilization
Languages: Russian, Belarusian, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant in primary care, urgent care, specialty clinic; volunteer trainer in an emergency department; volunteer in radiology; P.A. shadow in oncology; outreach coordinator on mammogram screenings research, phlebotomy practical training; volunteer at a mobile clinic abroad

Promise Funfe

Promise Funfe
Contact: pmfunfe@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Phoenix
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Arizona State University
Undergraduate major: Health Science and Health Policy
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care in underserved communities and health policy
Languages: Awing-African, Bantu-pidgin, English
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer with a nonprofit free clinic for underserved and undocumented populations, dental assistant in a mental health hospital

Molly Garcia

Molly Garcia
Contact: molgarcia@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Bridgeport, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Exercise Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved populations with limited access to health care, emergency medicine, cardiothoracic surgery
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician, cardiothoracic surgery medical assistant and emergency department scribe

Michelle Geerts

Michelle Geerts
Contact: mdgeerts@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Rocklin, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Clinical Nutrition
Areas of special interest in health care: Family medicine, urgent care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Certified nursing assistant in a skilled nursing facility and hospitals, surgery center volunteer

Jessica Gomez

Jessica Gomez
Contact: jeagomez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Oakdale, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Stanislaus
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care and emergency medicine in underserved communities in areas with Spanish-speaking patients
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical scribe in hospitals and medical centers

Clarissa Ho

Clarissa Ho
Contact: clcho@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Millbrae, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Exercise Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved and rural communities, internal medicine, emergency medicine, orthopaedics
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical scribe in internal medicine, addiction medicine and pain management clinic; emergency medical technician; physical therapy aide

Taylor Jabusch

Taylor Jabusch
Contact:
tnjabusch@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Newcastle, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Boise State University
Undergraduate major: Health Science Studies
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, pediatrics or women's health in underserved communities
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Certified nursing assistant in various settings; health aide at an elementary school, monitoring students with type 1 diabetes and other health conditions

Nisha Jariwalla

Nisha Jariwalla
Contact: njariwalla@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of California, Santa Cruz
Undergraduate major: Biology, Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care with a focus on underserved communities, general surgery and health disparities among low-income populations
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Certified nursing assistant, patient care liaison, community outreach volunteer, and research assistant at a children’s hospital

Mohamed Jawara

Mohamed Jawara
Contact: msjawara@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Loma Linda, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of California, Riverside
Undergraduate major: Political Science/Law and Society
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, health disparities
Languages: Krio, English
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer in an emergency department and intensive care unit, certified nursing assistant and home health aide at senior care facilities, program coordinator for two public health institutions

Yuliya Karpach

Yuliya Karpach
Contact: ykarpach@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Ukraine
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Neurology, Physiology, and Behavior
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency department, surgery or primary care, underserved communities
Languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English
Previous clinical experience: ophthalmic technician, medical scribe

Manpreet Kaur

Manpreet Kaur
Contact:
drkaur@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Newark, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior
Graduate degree: Master of Public Health
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics and underserved communities
Languages: Punjabi, Hindi, English
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer in health clinic for underserved populations, licensed phlebotomist at a blood bank, volunteer at an emergency department and at a dental clinic

Mary Kirya

Mary Kirya
Contact:
mnkirya@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Belmont, Massachusetts
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Massachusetts, Boston
Undergraduate major: Health Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care and psychology with individuals with disabilities and in underserved communities, multilevel global healthcare in third-world countries with little to no health care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Residential case manager, direct care staff member and residential site director for individuals with disabilities, volunteer advocate and companion for adults with disabilities

Fiona Lee

Fiona Lee
Contact: fflee@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Union City, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, women's health, reducing health disparities and increasing access to care within underserved communities
Languages: Cantonese, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant, phlebotomist, health volunteer on medical mission trip, volunteer children’s vision screener for community schools

Alvin Leonardo

Alvin Leonardo
Contact: avleonardo@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Cell Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, internal medicine, surgery, health disparities, underserved communities, disaster relief
Languages: English, Tagalog
Previous clinical experience: Emergency department medical scribe, emergency medical technician, medical surgery intern

Alayde Loredo Contreras

Alayde Loredo Contreras
Contact: arloredocontreras@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Biomedical Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Undeserved communities and health policy
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Hospital volunteer in radiology, patient transport and orthotics; phlebotomy technician; research into diabetic kidney disease

Angela Luu

Angela Luu
Contact: angluu@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Oakland, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, San Diego
Undergraduate major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities
Languages: English, Cantonese
Previous clinical experience: Primary care intern, emergency department volunteer, medical assistant for a pulmonologist-internist-sleep specialist, medical assistant for an orthopaedic surgery practice, medical assistant and procedure coordinator for a gastrointestinal practice

Samantha Magana

Samantha Magana
Contact: samagana@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Redding, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care for underserved and elderly populations
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant in dermatology, medical scribe, patient triage

Laura Marmolejo

Laura Marmolejo
Contact: lmarmolejo@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Novato, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences, Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior
Areas of special interest in health care: Cardiology, electrophysiology, pediatrics, underserved communities
Languages: English, Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Medical scribe in emergency, cardiology and electrophysiology departments at a medical center.

Natalie Martinez

Natalie Martinez
Contact: njmartinez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Ontario, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Fullerton
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Family medicine, underserved communities
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer at City of Hope, Duarte, California; Clinical Care Extender (CCE) in Covina, California, rotating through the medical-surgical unit, emergency room, intensive care unit and hospice; also, part of Namaste Nepal Helping Himalayan Children

Alexandra Mero

Alexandra Mero
Contact: ammero@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Arroyo Grande, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Point Loma Nazarene University
Undergraduate major: Athletic Training and Applied Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Sports medicine, orthopaedic surgery
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant for an orthopaedic surgeon, medical scribe at a liver and gastrointestinal center

Pryana Mishra

Pryana Mishra
Contact: ppmishra@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Hayward, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, East Bay
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, primary care, orthopaedics, pathology, underserved communities
Languages: English, Hindi
Previous clinical experience: Certified nursing assistant in medical surgery, intensive care unit and critical care unit, telemetry, emergency department and oncology; surgical P.A. shadow and hospitalist

Sadaf Nagshbandi

Sadaf Nagshbandi
Contact: snagshbandi@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fremont, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, family medicine, women's health
Languages: Farsi, French, English
Previous clinical experience: Certified medical assistant at an urgent care facility, medical assistant and manager for a homeless clinic, medical scribe in a clinical internal medicine setting, volunteer at a student-run clinic for uninsured populations, medical mission in Cambodia

Gina Nakhla

Gina Nakhla
Contact: gmansour@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Pleasanton, California
Degree: Bachelor of Art
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities with a specialty in primary care or orthopaedics
Languages: English, Arabic
Previous clinical experience: Operating room assistant and intern in a medical center, dental assistant

Dylan Neal

Dylan Neal
Contact: dtneal@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Orangevale, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: William Jessup University
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology, exercise science concentration
Areas of special interest in health care: Rural populations with diverse backgrounds
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician for large city events, home health aide with specialization in dementia care for a rural disabled community

Alexander Nella

Alexander Nella
Contact: asnella@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fort Bragg, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Clinical Nutrition
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, chronic disease management, endocrinology, pulmonary medicine and rehabilitation
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, clinical dietitian and dietetic internship preceptor, volunteer for various nonprofit organizations

Jenny Ngo

Jenny Ngo
Contact: jisngo@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Francisco, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Santa Cruz
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Health disparities and underserved communities
Languages: English, Chinese
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant at multiple dermatology clinics, women's health clinic and medical mission abroad; foundation specialist at nonprofit medication assistant program; volunteer at hospitals and other nonprofit organizations

Caitlin O'Malley

Caitlin O'Malley
Contact: ceomalley@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Novato, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: Boston University
Undergraduate major: General Science, Biology, Neurobiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Rural underserved communities, primary care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: In vitro fertilization coordinator and medical assistant at a fertility clinic, certified nursing assistant in a skilled nursing facility, volunteer sexual health educator


Cinthia Palomares

Cinthia Palomares
Contact: cgpalomares@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fontana, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: California State University, Stanislaus
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, primary care, surgery, mission work in third-world countries
Languages: English, Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medicine scribe, volunteer in exercise classes for geriatric populations, health fairs and screenings; physical therapy aide in orthopaedics

Shree Pandey

Shree Pandey
Contact: skpandey@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Artesia, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Louisiana State University, Shreveport
Undergraduate major: Medical Laboratory Technology
Graduate degree: Master of Business Administration
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, primary care
Languages: Nepali, Hindi, Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Hospital volunteer and phlebotomist

Ana Perez-Pringle

Ana Perez-Pringle
Contact: aaperezp@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico and Portland, Oregon
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Portland State University
Undergraduate major: Business Administration
Areas of special interest in health care: Family practice, emergency medicine
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Dialysis technician and nursing assistant in large urban communities

Jenny-Pham

Jenny Pham
Contact: jnnpham@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Irvine
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care in underserved communities, dermatology, global health
Languages: Vietnamese, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant in cardiology and internal medicine, volunteer Vietnamese medical interpreter on medical mission trip, volunteer at bariatric and general surgery clinic

Shey Piper

Shey Piper
Contact: smpiper@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Gunnison, Colorado
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of Alaska, Anchorage
Undergraduate major: English Rhetoric
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, family practice
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency room scribe in a critical-access hospital, patient care technician in surgery

Steven Piper

Steven Piper
Contact: spiper@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Long Beach, California
Degree: Bachelor of Art
Education: Loyola Marymount University
Undergraduate major: Communication Studies
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency room technician and phlebotomist at large urban hospital

Natalie Piwek

Natalie Piwek
Contact: nepiwek@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Concord, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: San Diego State University
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, reconstructive plastic surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, orthopaedics, oncology
Languages: Polish, English
Previous clinical experience: Scribe in emergency medicine, medical assistant in orthopaedics, medical assistant in dermatology

Sarah Pyle

Sarah Pyle
Contact: slpyle@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Napa, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Point Loma Nazarene University
Undergraduate major: Biology and Chemistry
Areas of special interest in health care: Orthopaedics
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer with young adult heart screening, medical assistant in a psychiatry clinic, physical therapy aide, shadow of elective surgeries

Sebastian Raafat

Sebastian Raafat
Contact: sjraafat@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Danville, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Managerial Economics
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, community health, emergency medicine
Languages: Persian, Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Paramedic in an urban 911 system, volunteer firefighter, emergency medical technician

Salaman Rasoli

Salaman Rasoli
Contact: srasoli@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Antelope, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Chico
Undergraduate major: Cellular and Molecular Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved low-income communities in primary care, emergency medicine, orthopaedic surgery, dermatology
Languages: English, Farsi
Previous clinical experience: Medical scribe in emergency medicine and dermatology, medical assistant at free clinic for homeless population, clinical research associate in molecular biology, medication technician at an assisted-living facility

Haley Rentfro

Haley Rentfro
Contact: herentfro@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Riverside, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, health disparities, women's health, orthopaedics
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Physical therapy aide at orthopaedic clinic, medical assistant for an endocrinologist, hospital volunteer, volunteer at day center for adults with developmental disabilities

Flora Rodriguez

Flora Rodriguez
Contact: flrodriguez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fresno, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: California State University, Fresno
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, dermatology, emergency medicine, low-income families, undeserved communities
Languages: English, Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer at local hospital, physician shadow at local clinic, certified nursing assistant at a nursing home and rehab center, patient care assistant in hospital surgical unit

Kaylee Schukei

Kaylee Schukei
Contact: rvsen@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Chico, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Genetics and Genomics
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care in underserved communities
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical scribe in emergency room, volunteer in free clinic, intern in emergency room and surgical intensive care unit, volunteer with nonprofit agency

Cailey Strazzo

Cailey Strazzo
Contact: strazzo@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Pine Grove, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: California State University, Chico
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, primary care, general surgery
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Certified nursing assistant at a rehabilitation center, laboratory technician assistant at a hospital, medical assistant at a general surgery office, medical scribe in an emergency department

John Thompson

John Thompson
Contact: johthompson@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Paso Robles, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: Azusa Pacific University
Undergraduate major: Athletic Training
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, orthopaedics, general surgery, pediatrics, rural medicine
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Certified athletic trainer, emergency medical technician

Karen Walker

Karen Walker
Contact: karwalker@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Grass Valley, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Purdue University
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, primary care, urgent care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Dental office work, certified nursing assistant, P.A. shadow

Lauren Watanabe

Lauren Watanabe
Contact: lewatanabe@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Stockton, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Saint Mary's College of California
Undergraduate major: General Science, Allied Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, pediatrics, neonatal care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician for pediatric and neonatal intensive care transport teams, hospice volunteer

Andrew Wilson

Andrew Wilson
Contact: atwilson@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Luis Obispo, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: The New School, New York
Undergraduate major: Liberal Arts, Literature, Cultural Studies
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, pediatrics, rural and underserved communities
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician, emergency department technician, search and rescue volunteer, wilderness training with an occupational health care company

Wai Win

Wai Win
Contact: wwin@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Yangon, Myanmar
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Rutgers University
Undergraduate major: Allied Health
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, underserved communities, intensive care unit, emergency medicine
Languages: English, Burmese
Previous clinical experience: Respiratory therapist

Daniel Yanov

Daniel Yanov
Contact: dayanov@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Concord, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Education: Creighton University, Omaha
Undergraduate major: Molecular Biology, Philosophy
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care or orthopaedics
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Phlebotomist in a hospital, primary care clinic and a specimen collection laboratory

Madeline Zea

Madeline Zea
Contact: mjzea@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Grass Valley, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: Biola University
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, underserved communities and at-risk populations, public health, health education
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician for a 911 system, medical scribe at a large hospital, client advocate at a pregnancy clinic, emergency medical technician volunteer at an inner-city clinic

Julian Dean Aggio

Julian Dean Aggio
Contact: jdaggio@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Chico, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Chico
Undergraduate major: Honors Cellular and Molecular Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Served as an emergency medical technician, shadow experience with a surgeon for training in suturing and wound management

Sierra Rene Arnott

Sierra Rene Arnott
Contact: srarnott@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Antelope, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: UC, Berkeley
Undergraduate major: Interdisciplinary Studies with emphasis in Integrative Biology and Public Health
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, underserved communities, orthopedic surgery, emergency medicine, dermatology, women's health, oncology, reconstructive plastic surgery
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Licensed behavioral therapist, licensed phlebotomist at a blood bank, medical assistant at a pain management clinic, nursing assistant in oncology unit at a hospital, nursing assistant at a memory care assisted-living facility, volunteer doula at a hospital, medical mission volunteer in Honduras

Kristine Babayan

Kristine Babayan
Contact:
kbabayan@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sun Valley, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC San Diego
Undergraduate major: Public Health
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, underserved communities
Languages: Armenian, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant at an orthopedic/spine surgery clinic, board-certified internist and nephrologist, founder and volunteer for a non-profit organization that travels to Armenia for mission trips and hospital internships, volunteer at an adult health care center, mentor to troubled students

Pouya Baghaei

Pouya Baghaei
Contact:
pbaghaei@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Seattle, Washington
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: Eastern Washington University, Cheney
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Health disparities, underserved communities, emergency medicine, and pediatric oncology
Languages: Farsi, English
Previous clinical experience: Certified nursing assistant in the pediatric oncology unit of a children's hospital, emergency department medical scribe, volunteer for a crisis text line

Justine True Blide

Justine True Blide
Contact:
jtblide@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Truckee, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: San Diego State University
Undergraduate major: Health Science/Public Health
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, rural areas
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant and surgery scheduler at a hospital,
mental health technician at a behavioral health hospital, medical scribe at a hospital, medical volunteer in Mexico

Jamie Allison Bratman

Jamie Allison Bratman
Contact:
jabratman@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Clinical Nutrition
Areas of special interest in health care: Mental health, eating disorders, emergency medicine
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Dietetic intern at a Level I adult and pediatric trauma center, registered dietitian in eating disorder treatment facilities

Delanie Cantrell

Delanie Cantrell
Contact:
dcantrell@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Roseburg, Oregon
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Oregon, Eugene
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved or rural community
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant at a rural urgent care facility

Helen Cheung

Helen Cheung
Contact: hncheung@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: De Forest, Wisconsin
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Wisconsin, Madison
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Family practice in underserved or rural communities
Languages: Mandarin Chinese, English
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse in a nursing home, research nurse at a pharmaceutical research facility, provided one-on-one care as a private duty nurse for a patient with spinal muscular atrophy

Bryan Austin Clark

Bryan Austin Clark
Contact:
bclar@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Pacific Grove, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Santa Barbara
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care for underserved communities
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Certified nursing assistant caring for individuals with intellectual disabilities, work at an assisted living and skilled nursing facility, volunteer at a homeless community center as a biology and health class instructor

Gillian Kate Stark Collom

Gillian Kate Stark Collom
Contact: gkcollom@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Truckee, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Santa Barbara
Undergraduate major: Biopsychology
Graduate degree: Master of Science in Medical Anthropology, University of Edinburgh
Areas of special interest in health care: Geographically underserved communities, healthy policy
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician for an urban and suburban community, medical assistant at an outpatient facility in a rural health system, work in pediatrics, neurology, and obstetrics and gynecology clinics

Kaitlyn Megan Console

Kaitlyn Megan Console
Contact:
kmconsole@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Placerville, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Dominican University of California, San Rafael
Undergraduate major: General Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Anesthesia, cardiology, dermatology, family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, surgery, patient advocacy, health policy, public health and underserved populations
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer for nonprofit agencies in cystic fibrosis awareness and suicide prevention, emergency department shadow, intern in women's health, emergency medical technician and field training officer for underserved communities, patient care technician for in-center hemodialysis

Cody Dam

Cody Dam
Contact: codam@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Oakland, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UCLA
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities
Languages: English, Cantonese
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician, medical assistant in a primary care family practice, medical assistant and scribe in a dermatology practice

Austin Dean Davis-Hunter

Austin Dean Davis-Hunter
Contact: adavishunter@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Santa Cruz, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UCLA
Undergraduate major: Psychobiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, preventive medicine, chronic disease management, LGBTQ health care and advocacy
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant in otolaryngology and dermatology, surgical assistant in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, health education caseworker for a mobile clinic project

Vesselina Yuliyanova Doncheva

Vesselina Yuliyanova Doncheva
Contact: vydoncheva@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Santa Barbara
Undergraduate major: Biopsychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, emergency medicine, underserved communities, women's health, LGBT advocacy
Languages: Bulgarian, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant for a primary care practice, emergency room technician, research assistant in genetics, and psychological and brain sciences departments, volunteer for various nonprofit organizations

Malorie Fleischer

Malorie Fleischer
Contact:
mfleischer@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Orem, Utah
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Brigham Young University, Provo
Undergraduate major: Exercise Sciences, Exercise and Wellness
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, women's health
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant at family practice clinic, physical therapy volunteer at nonprofit clinic, cardiac rehabilitation intern at a hospital

Emmanuelle Mariano Ganzon

Emmanuelle Mariano Ganzon
Contact: emganzon@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Los Angeles
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care in underserved communities with special focus on the geriatric population
Languages: Filipino, English
Previous clinical experience: County emergency medical technician, senior care provider for in-home support services, volunteer for a rural service project/medical mission in the Philippines

Maria Elisa Garcia

Maria Elisa Garcia
Contact: margar@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Lemoore and Salinas, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Boise State University, Idaho
Undergraduate major: Respiratory Care
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, pediatrics, health disparities
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Respiratory therapist in the emergency department at a Level I trauma center's pediatric, trauma, medicine and neurological intensive care units, sleep technician, volunteer in an underserved community providing education on the importance of sleep

Jared Michael Gorter

Jared Michael Gorter
Contact:
jmgorter@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Reedley, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Santa Barbara
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved populations
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: County emergency medical technician, health screening technician, medical assistant and scribe for a nonprofit multispecialty clinic

Maura Loyal Hall

Maura Loyal Hall
Contact:
mauhall@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Santa Rosa, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: UC Santa Cruz
Undergraduate major: History
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care in community health clinic, tribal health clinic, underserved populations, rural communities
Languages: Spanish, Portuguese, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant-back office coordinator at an urban primary care clinic, health educator-medical assistant at an urban health clinic, medical assistant at a rural tribal health clinic, childbirth doula volunteer

Tony Ho

Tony Ho
Contact: tnyho@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Hayward, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC San Diego
Undergraduate major: Human Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, health disparities, mental health in children and adults
Languages: Vietnamese, English
Previous clinical experience: Assistant case manager and technician for children with autism spectrum disorder, medical assistant for Asian and Latin Medicare and Medicaid patients, medical assistant in primary care and occupational health, volunteer for autism spectrum disorder support and awareness in lower-income communities

Kingsley Kingyung Hui

Kingsley Kingyung Hui
Contact:
kkhui@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Hong Kong, China; San Francisco, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Riverside
Undergraduate major: Biochemistry with Medical Sciences emphasis
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care in underserved communities, emergency medicine, pediatrics
Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin Chinese, English
Previous clinical experience: County emergency medical technician, clinical care volunteer intern at a community hospital

Claire Elizabeth Jennings-Bledsoe

Claire Elizabeth Jennings-Bledsoe
Contact: cjenn@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: History
Areas of special interest in health care: Rural communities, emergency medicine, critical care, health policy
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Scribe in a rural emergency department, emergency department technician, instructor assistant for an emergency medical technician course, participated in a medical mission

David Michael Jones

David Michael Jones
Contact:
davjones@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Redding, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Philosophy
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved populations with an emphasis on primary care and emergency medicine
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Firefighter and emergency medical technician

Sarah Tarek Kady

Sarah Tarek Kady
Contact:
stkady@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Diego, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UCLA
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, particularly those that are low-income and minorities in densely populated areas
Languages: English, Korean
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer with Asian Americans for environmental justice and housing serving elderly populations, medical scribe at large urban hospital, medical assistant at family practice clinic in underserved area, volunteer at a women's center located in skid row

Lacey Jane Kapp

Lacey Jane Kapp
Contact:
ljkapp@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Simi Valley, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: California State University, Channel Islands
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, emergency department, surgery, pediatrics, dermatology, oncology
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer with underserved populations in both hospital and free-clinic settings, medical assistant and scribe in dermatology clinic, medical assistant in plastic surgery clinic and surgery center, medical imaging intern, operating room exposure in various specialties

Alan Kin Sing Lee

Alan Kin Sing Lee
Contact:
alee@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Francisco, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Santa Barbara
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved and underprivileged communities, emergency medicine, family medicine
Languages: Cantonese, English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency room medical scribe, emergency technician

Christine Marie Leon

Christine Marie Leon
Contact: chmleon@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: El Sobrante, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Chico
Undergraduate major: Exercise Physiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Rural underserved communities, family practice, pulmonology critical care, health policy, community health education programming
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician-B for large-scale events, emergency department technician at a large urban hospital, emergency department scribe in small rural hospital district, medical assistant in family practice, pulmonology and sleep medicine at a rural hospital

Samantha Brooke Lilla-Keesling

Samantha Brooke Lilla-Keesling
Contact:
sblkeesling@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Reno, Nevada
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Nevada, Reno
Undergraduate major: Community Health Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Surgery, cardiology, emergency medicine, health disparities and underserved communities
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Pre-hospital field and detention facility paramedic, volunteer and intern for multiple non-profit agencies and underserved schools

Hlee Lor

Hlee Lor
Contact:
hlor@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, primary care, women's health, emergency medicine
Languages: Hmong, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical scribe in the emergency department, certified nursing assistant in a skilled nursing facility, volunteer at student-run clinic

Haley Rose Martin

Haley Rose Martin
Contact:
hrmartin@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Thousand Oaks, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, public health and policy, primary care, pediatrics, emergency medicine, research
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical scribe in an emergency department, medical assistant in a primary care clinic, student athletic trainer, preventive care volunteer in a free clinic, intern in a pediatric emergency department, clinical research assistant in a public health laboratory

Sara Salem Matty

Sara Salem Matty
Contact:
ssmatty@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Anaheim, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Fullerton
Undergraduate major: Biology with a concentration in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Areas of special interest in health care: Health disparities, underserved communities, primary care, women's health, emergency medicine
Languages: Arabic, Chaldean, English
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer at a children’s hospital emergency room, volunteer at a nonprofit community clinic, volunteer and shadow experience at an obstetrics and gynecology clinic, emergency medical technician at basic life support ambulance service

Rachael Dianne Mcafee

Rachael Dianne Mcafee
Contact:
rdmcafee@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fairfield, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care for underserved communities
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Certified nursing assistant at several post-acute nursing facilities, health education assistant for underserved communities, volunteer in a nonprofit artistic organization working with at-risk youth

Micaelah Nicole Nohea Morris

Micaelah Nicole Nohea Morris
Contact:
mnmorris@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Rialto, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff
Undergraduate major: Exercise Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, diabetes management, women's health, underserved communities, internal medicine, critical care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Physical therapy aide in an outpatient orthopedic setting, medical scribe in an emergency department, volunteer in adult acute care at a children's hospital and at a Christian health center, volunteer in Thailand for a nonprofit organization

Patricia K. Ng

Patricia K. Ng
Contact:
pkng@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Danville, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UCLA
Undergraduate major: Psychobiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary multifaceted patient care for underserved communities
Languages: Cantonese, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical scribe, certified medical assistant and clinical researcher at a dermatology practice, clinical caseworker for a mobile clinic project, medical assistant at an IVF clinic

Philip An Nguyen

Philip An Nguyen
Contact:
panguy@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Irvine
Undergraduate major: Pharmaceutical Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, primary care, emergency medicine, orthopaedics
Languages: Vietnamese, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant in family medicine, hospital volunteer, physical therapy aide, volunteer at an orthopaedic clinic

Rachel Nguyen

Rachel Nguyen
Contact:
rjnguyen@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Charlottesville, Virginia
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond
Undergraduate major: Dental Hygiene
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care in underserved communities
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Dental hygienist in many different clinical settings, volunteer with a Jamaica project and mission of mercy outreach project

Helaneh Nighoghosian

Helaneh Nighoghosian
Contact:
nigho@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Illinois, Chicago
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, rural health, wilderness medicine, disaster relief, street and correctional medicine
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency room technician, medical scribe, street medicine volunteer, yoga instructor for a correctional facility, and clinical research assistant studying neuroplasticity paradigms for stroke recovery

Jacqueline Marie Olympius

Jacqueline Marie Olympius
Contact:
jmolympius@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Galt, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Berkeley
Undergraduate major: Molecular Environmental Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, surgery, medical aesthetics
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency department medical scribe, primary care medical scribe, primary care medical assistant

Jeannette Ong

Jeannette Ong
Contact:
msjong@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: UC Irvine
Undergraduate major: Psychology and Social Behavior; Sociology
Languages: Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin, Fukien/Hokkien), Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Executive sales representative and trainer in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, board-certified and state-licensed pharmacy technician, college tutor in biological and behavioral sciences, volunteer for seeing-eye dogs for the blind, veteran support, emergency response, crisis intervention

Malia Pinal

Malia Pinal
Contact:
mpinal@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Tijuana, Mexico
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: San Diego State University
Undergraduate major: Public Health
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, family medicine
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician for a private ambulance company and in an emergency room, free clinic volunteer in Mexico, patient companion for hospice

Olivia Gabrielle Quijano

Olivia Gabrielle Quijano
Contact:
ogquijano@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Clovis, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: UC Berkeley
Undergraduate major: Integrative Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Rural medicine, oncology, urgent care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant and medial scribe at a multi-clinic pain management practice

Jocelyn Ramirez

Jocelyn Ramirez
Contact: joyramirez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Hawthorne, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Northridge
Undergraduate major: Public Health
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, emergency medicine, urgent care, global health, diverse and underrepresented communities
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician, medical assistant at a family and sports practice, emergency department technician at a Level II trauma hospital, volunteer with nonprofit organizations in The Philippines and Mexico, hospital and nursing home volunteer

Monica De La Cruz Ramirez Cisneros

Monica De La Cruz Ramirez Cisneros
Contact: mrcisneros@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Foster City, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology with a minor in biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, obstetrics and gynecology, oncology, urgent care or emergency medicine
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Certified medical assistant for a medical foundation

Eugenia Rodriguez

Eugenia Rodriguez
Contact: eurodriguez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Oakland, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: UC Berkeley
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved and underrepresented communities, pediatrics, women's health, physical medicine and rehabilitation, dermatology, research, health disparities and policy
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Research assistant in emergency departments, dermatology medical assistant, behavior technician for children diagnosed with autism, home health and rehabilitation aide

Morgan Rury

Morgan Rury
Contact: mrury@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Alpine, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: San Diego State University
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, dermatology
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Physical therapy aide, intern in emergency room, intensive care unit, birth center, and orthopedic surgery departments

Quiana Sanchez

Quiana Sanchez
Contact:
qasanchez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Lakewood, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: California State University, Long Beach
Undergraduate major: English Literature, Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Nonprofits, health disparities, underserved communities
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Oncology phlebotomist, internal medicine clinical medical assistant, pharmaceutical research assistant, medical scribe in a busy emergency department, clinical volunteer at large urban hospital, construction volunteer with Habitat for Humanity

Sandra Soliman

Sandra Soliman
Contact: ssoliman@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Gilbert, Arizona
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Arizona State University, Tempe
Undergraduate major: Human Nutrition
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, family medicine
Languages: French, Arabic, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant and nutritionist at a health clinic, volunteer at nonprofit agency, volunteer with a church youth group for underserved population, volunteer in medicine-surgery at a large hospital, shadow experience with physician assistants and nurse practitioners at different medical specialties

Beyene Tesfaye

Beyene Tesfaye
Contact:
btesfaye@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: San Francisco State University
Undergraduate major: Biology, Physiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, internal medicine, infectious diseases, global health
Languages: Amharic, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant at a private internal medicine practice and several specialties in HIV care and prevention

Sonia Torres-Ramos

Sonia Torres-Ramos
Contact:
storresramos@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: San Jose State University
Undergraduate major: Public Health
Areas of special interest in health care: Health disparities, community health, health policy, women’s health, underserved communities, LGBTQ+ health, primary care
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Office medical assistant in a multicultural urban clinic, volunteer at an underserved high-volume county hospital

Diana Phuongthao Tran

Diana Phuongthao Tran
Contact:
dpttran@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Irvine, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UCLA
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care for underserved communities
Languages: Vietnamese, English
Previous clinical experience: Physical therapist aide at various clinics

Phoi Tran

Phoi Tran
Contact:
hpltran@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Anaheim, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UCLA
Undergraduate major: Psychobiological Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Family medicine, women's health, underserved communities
Languages: Vietnamese, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical scribe in family medicine, volunteer at health fairs, travel abroad with medical professions to provide free health check-ups for underserved communities, volunteer at a breast imaging center, volunteer with nonprofit agency

Irene Wangui Turner

Irene Wangui Turner
Contact:
iwturner@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Puyallup, Washington
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: New England College, Henniker, New Hampshire
Undergraduate major: Health Care Administration
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved rural area in family medicine or emergency medicine
Languages: Swahili, Kikuyu, English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency room technician for a hospital and a Level II pediatric hospital, certified nursing assistant, volunteer in Kenya for a nonprofit organization helping street families develop their talents

aggart Anthony Eric Venegas

Taggart Anthony Eric Venegas
Contact: tavenegas@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Spring Valley, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Rockford University, Illinois
Undergraduate major: Biology (Organismal)
Areas of special interest in health care: underserved communities, health policy
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Physical therapy aide for an underserved area in medical-surgery and the intensive care unit, medical volunteer in podiatry, home health volunteer

Brittany Joanne Vollmer

Brittany Joanne Vollmer
Contact: bjvollmer@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wisconsin
Undergraduate major: Nutrition and Dietetics
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, adults with mental health disorders
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Registered dietitian in an adult residential eating disorder facility, volunteer in the behavioral health unit of a hospital, ambassador for Project HEAL

Thelma Renee Wadsworth

Thelma Renee Wadsworth
Contact: trschneider@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fall River Mills, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Oregon Institute of Technology, Klamath Falls
Undergraduate major: Dental Hygiene
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Registered dental hygienist, treating patients' dental needs as part of a dental team

Rahwa Gebrihiwet Weldeselase

Rahwa Gebrihiwet Weldeselase
Contact:
rgweldeselase@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Diego, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: San Diego State University
Undergraduate major: Public Health
Graduate degree: Master of Public Health in Community Health Sciences, UCLA
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, refugee-immigrant populations, Black women's maternal health
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Certified nursing assistant, caregiver for patients with dementia, community engagement coordinator with nonprofit agency serving refugee communities, research assistant for a research foundation

Kaitlin Wright

Kaitlin Wright
Contact: kight@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Weber State University, Ogden, Utah
Undergraduate major: Respiratory Therapy
Areas of special interest in health care: Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Certified nursing assistant at a community hospital, blood gas technician at a medical center, respiratory therapist at a medical center