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.

 

Master's Entry Program in Nursing

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:
Improved access to care, gender-inclusive care, geriatrics, health policy reform, obstetrics and gynecology
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

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

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

Michelle Nou Vang

Michelle Nou Vang
Contact: nouvang@ucdavis.edu
Hometown: Stockton, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Nutrition Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, pediatrics, emergency care, surgery
Languages: Hmong, English
Previous clinical experience: Dietetic assistant for a medical center

 

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

Vera Amanze

Vera Amanze
Contact: vaamanze@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, dermatology, family medicine, health education or promotion, health policy, improving access to care, oncology, population health, primary care, public health, research, rural populations, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: Ibo
Previous clinical experience: home caregiver, medical assistant, medical volunteer or shadowing, free community health clinic, labor and delivery, underserved population, urgent care

Jasmine Arciga

Jasmine Arciga
Contact: jasmine_arciga@yahoo.com

Hometown: San Jose, California
Education: CSU San Jose
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Health Science, concentration in Health Services Administration
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, emergency medicine, family medicine, geriatrics, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, labor and delivery, mental health, neonatal care, pediatrics, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: internship, medical volunteer or shadowing, underserved populations, patient transport

Jessica Bailey

Jessica Bailey
Contact: jmstinson@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Woodland, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: oncology
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: Dentistry

Megan Bleiler

Megan Bleiler
Contact: mjbleiler@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Santa Clarita, California
Education: CSU Chico
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: emergency medicine, health disparities, intensive care units, mental health, substance use
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: internship, medical assistant, cardiology, emergency medicine, intensive care unit, medical-surgical, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health, underserved population, rehab, reproductive health

Dan Neil Calzado

Dan Neil Calzado
Contact: dfcalzado@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Education: CSU Sacramento
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Health Science, Community Health Education
Areas of special interest in health care: emergency medicine, pediatrics, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: internship, medical volunteer or shadowing, underserved population

Daylan Chapman

Daylan Chapman
Contact: daychapman@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Vallejo, California
Education: CSU San Diego
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Public Health
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, health disparities, health education or promotion, health policy, improving access to care, public health, research, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: medical volunteer or shadowing, underserved population, public Health, peer health educator, community health worker, COVID-19 case investigator, health policy intern

Alejandro Chavez

Alejandro Chavez
Contact: aljchavez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Education: CSU Sacramento
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Public Health
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, emergency medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, pediatrics, primary care, public health, underserved communities, cardiothoracic
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: internship, cardiology, hospital volunteer

John Chhor

John Chhor
Contact: jchhor@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Santa Ana, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Irvine
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: oncology, pediatrics
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: medical assistant at a pediatric office, volunteer at a children's hospital, certified nursing assistant at a skilled-nursing facility

Stephanie Clark

Stephanie Clark
Contact: steclark@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Moro, Oregon
Education: Oregon Institute of Technology
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Vascular Technology
Areas of special interest in health care: critical care, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, intensive care units, neonatal care, pediatrics, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, cardiology, intensive care unit, surgery, urban setting, diagnostic imaging

Michaela Collins

Michaela Collins
Contact: mccollins@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Auburn, California
Education: CSU Chico
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, critical care, family medicine, health education or promotion, health policy, improving access to care, labor and delivery, pediatrics, primary care, surgery
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, home caregiver, internship, geriatric, skilled nursing facility, volunteer

Rose Darling

Rose Darling
Contact: rdarling@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Walnut Creek, California
Education: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biochemistry
Areas of special interest in health care: emergency medicine, family medicine, health education or promotion, mental health, pediatrics, cardiology
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, medical assistant, medical scribe, medical volunteer or shadowing, cardiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, primary care, rural setting

Joseph DaRosa

Joseph DaRosa
Contact: jddarosa@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Animal Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: emergency medicine, geriatrics, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, mental health, primary care, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: emergency medicine, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health, underserved population

Savannah Douglas Savannah Douglas
Contact: srdouglas@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Escondido, California
Education: Austin Peay State University
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: English Literature
Areas of special interest in health care: emergency medicine, health education or promotion, improving access to care, mental health, public health, research, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: medical volunteer or shadowing

Melissa Fidler Melissa Fidler
Contact: mefidler@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Roseville, California
Education: CSU Monterey Bay
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, health education or promotion, pediatrics, underserved communities, chronic illness
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: free community health clinic, medical-surgical, underserved population, caregiver for the elderly, medical technician

Brandon Harding

Brandon Harding
Contact: blharding@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Rocklin, California
Education: CSU Northridge
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, critical care, emergency medicine, intensive care units, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics, primary care, public health, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, internship, medical volunteer or shadowing, research assistant or associate, primary care, skilled nursing facility, urban setting

Angel Hernandez

Angel Humberto Hernandez
Contact: humhernandez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Elk Grove, California
Education: CSU Sacramento
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: emergency medicine, family medicine, health education or promotion, labor and delivery, underserved communities
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: 

Michelle Leddy

Michelle Leddy
E-mail address: meleddy@ucdavis.edu
Hometown: San Francisco, California

Education: UC Berkeley
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Communication Studies
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, mental health, pediatrics, underserved communities
Languages:
Previous clinical experience: medical scribe, orthopedics  

Asha Liddicoat

Asha Liddicoat
Contact: aplidd@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Kensington, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Human Development
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, emergency medicine, improving access to care, mental health, pediatrics, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: internship, medical scribe, medical volunteer or shadowing, underserved population, urgent care

Nathan Mao

Nathan Mao
Contact: ndmao@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Stockton, California
Education: CSU Sacramento
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, emergency medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, health policy, improving access to care, intensive care units, population health, public health, rural populations, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician

Jacqueline Mendoza Ramirez

Jacqueline Mendoza Ramirez
Contact: jmendozar@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: East Palo Alto, California
Education: UC Santa Cruz
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Human Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, family medicine, health education or promotion, pediatrics, public health, rural populations, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, home caregiver, medical volunteer or shadowing, free community health clinic, skilled nursing facility, underserved population

Jazmin Moreno

Jazmin Moreno
E-mail address: jazmoreno@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Education: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Nutrition Science
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, family medicine, health education or promotion, improving access to care, pediatrics, primary care, research, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, medical volunteer or shadowing, geriatric, intensive care unit, labor and delivery, pediatrics, skilled nursing facility, underserved population

Blaire Murray

Blaire Murray
Contact: bemurray@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Carmichael, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Human Development
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, population health, primary care, public health, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: medical assistant, medical volunteer or shadowing, labor and delivery, medical-surgical, urgent care, volunteer birth doula

Marielle Nardoni-Ryan

Marielle Nardoni-Ryan
Contact: mlnryan@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Citrus Heights, California
Education: Brigham Young University, Idaho
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: oncology, pediatrics, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, home caregiver, internship, medical volunteer or shadowing, research assistant or associate, skilled nursing facility

Ashlyn Oller

Ashlyn Oller
Contact: adoller@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Oakland, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: UC Berkeley
Undergraduate major: English
Areas of special interest in health care: critical care, emergency medicine, family medicine, health education or promotion, improving access to care, intensive care units, primary care, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, medical volunteer or shadowing, phlebotomist, emergency medicine

Sheral Prasad

Sheral Prasad
Contact: slrprasad@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Pittsburg, California
Education: CSU East Bay
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, health disparities, health education or promotion, health policy, improving access to care, intensive care units, labor and delivery, mental health, neonatal care, oncology, pediatrics, public health, research, surgery, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: Hindi
Previous clinical experience: 

Sara Puchalska

Sara Puchalska
Contact: smhalska@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Daly City, California
Education: CSU San Francisco
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Communicative Disorders
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, health education or promotion, mental health, research
Languages: Polish
Previous clinical experience: speech pathologist aide at outpatient rehab and therapy clinic, audiology clinic aide, medical center food service aide and lead, hospital volunteer and nurse shadow, autism family therapy advisor, autism clinic aide, dentist clinic intern

Jasmine Qualls

Jasmine Qualls
Contact: jqualls@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Elk Grove, California
Education: CSU Global
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Criminal Justice
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, dermatology, family medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, labor and delivery, neonatal care, pediatrics, primary care, public health, surgery, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: pediatrics, surgery

Sydney Rankin

Sydney Rankin
Contact: skrankin@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: West Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: UC Santa Cruz
Undergraduate major: Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: dermatology, geriatrics, health education or promotion, improving access to care, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, medical assistant, medical scribe, medical volunteer or shadowing, dermatology, skilled nursing facility, alcohol and other drug peer educator

Sydney Rasmussen

Sydney Rasmussen
E-mail address: sydrasmussen@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Herald, California
Education: CSU Sacramento
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, critical care, emergency medicine, health education or promotion, improving access to care, intensive care units, public health, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, medical volunteer or shadowing, pathology

Marina Reichelderfer

Marina Reichelderfer
Contact: mfreichelderfer@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Education: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Nutrition
Areas of special interest in health care: dermatology, labor and delivery, neonatal care, pediatrics, primary care, surgery, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: dietetic assistant at a children's hospital, COVID-19 case manager, hospital volunteer, senior care home volunteer

Yelizaveta Roberts

Yelizaveta Roberts
Contact: yroberts@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Education: UC Merced
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: geriatrics, labor and delivery, women's health
Languages: Russian
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, research assistant or associate, skilled nursing facility

Fabian Rodriguez-Mariscal

Fabian Rodriguez-Mariscal
Contact: frmrodriguez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Orosi, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Comparative Literature, Religious Studies and Anthropology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, health education or promotion, improving access to care, underserved communities
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: 

Rosario Rodriguez Ayala

Rosario Rodriguez Ayala
Contact: rrodriguezayala@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Wasco, California
Education: CSU Chico
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, mental health, population health, public health, rural populations, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: internship, labor and delivery, obstetrics and gynecology

Elizabeth Ruiz-Vera

Elizabeth Ruiz-Vera
Contact: eruiz@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Tulelake, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, health disparities, health education or promotion, health policy, improving access to care, primary care, public health, rural populations, underserved communities
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: internship, pediatrics, underserved population

Meghna Sharma

Meghna Sharma
Contact: Megsharma@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Elk Grove, California
Education: CSU Sacramento
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Public Health
Areas of special interest in health care: health disparities, public health, women's health
Languages: Hindi, Punjabi
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, internship, labor and delivery, skilled nursing facility

Prerana Singh

Prerana Singh
Contact: psssingh@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Santa Rosa, California
Education: CSU San Francisco
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Community Health
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, geriatrics, health disparities, health education or promotion, health policy, improving access to care, labor and delivery, mental health, primary care, public health, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: Hindi, Urdu, Nepali, Newari
Previous clinical experience: home caregiver, internship, underserved population

Ashley Sozzi

Ashley Sozzi
Contact: asozzi@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: El Dorado Hills, California
Education: UC Berkeley
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: English
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, critical care, emergency medicine, health education or promotion, improving access to care, intensive care units, public health, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: medical volunteer or shadowing, underserved population

Elaine Ta

Elaine Ta
Contact: elta@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Education: CSU San Jose
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, health education or promotion, improving access to care, primary care, public health
Languages: Vietnamese
Previous clinical experience: internship, medical volunteer or shadowing, free community health clinic, primary care, underserved population

Jennifer Tran

Jennifer Tran
Contact: Jbtran@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Education: CSU San Jose
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Dietetics
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, health education or promotion, health policy, pediatrics, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: Vietnamese
Previous clinical experience: pediatrics

Hugh Truong

Hugh Truong
Contact: hitruong@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fountain Valley, California
Education: CSU Fullerton
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: critical care, dermatology, emergency medicine, family medicine, health education or promotion, intensive care units, mental health, oncology, primary care, underserved communities
Languages: Vietnamese
Previous clinical experience: internship, medical assistant, primary care, urgent care

Tiaira Washington

Tiaira Washington
Contact: tawashington@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: family medicine, health disparities, improving access to care, labor and delivery, mental health, neonatal care, surgery, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: internship, medical volunteer or shadowing, emergency medicine, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health

Sierra Zuniga

Sierra Zuniga
Contact: stzuniga@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Salinas, California
Education: CSU Sacramento
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, emergency medicine, health disparities, health policy, improving access to care, intensive care units, mental health, pediatrics, population health, public health, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: internship, medical volunteer or shadowing, emergency medicine, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental
health, rural setting, underserved population

Master of Science — Family Nurse Practitioner

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

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.

Felix Howard

Felix Howard
Contact: fghoward@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Davis, California
Education: CSU Sacramento
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, family medicine, mental health, primary care, public health, underserved communities, LGBTQ/transgender health
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: registered nurse, medical-surgical, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health, telemetry, adolescent mental health, incarcerated population

Jennifer Hustedt

Jennifer Hustedt
Contact: jlhustedt@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Paxton, Illinois
Education: University of Illinois, Chicago, Champaign Urbana Campus
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: family medicine, health education or promotion, oncology, primary care
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, internship, medical volunteer or shadowing, registered nurse, skilled nursing facility, hematology/oncology

Melanie Jinon

Melanie Jinon
Contact: mrjinon@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Pablo, California
Education: UC Berkeley
Degree: Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: critical care, dermatology, family medicine, improving access to care, primary care, research, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, home caregiver, medical volunteer or shadowing, registered nurse, research assistant or associate, cardiology, free community health clinic, medical-surgical, telemetry, underserved population, urban setting

Victoria Le

Victoria Le
Contact: vkble@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Education: UC San Diego
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences, Accelerated Bachelor of Nursing from Bellarmine University in Louisville Kentucky
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, family medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, mental health, pediatrics, primary care, public health, underserved communities
Languages: Vietnamese
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, home caregiver, medical volunteer or shadowing, registered nurse, research assistant or associate, cardiology, free community health clinic, emergency medicine, intensive care unit, medical-surgical, pediatrics, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health, surgery, telemetry, underserved population, urgent care

Monica Monari

Monica Monari
Contact: mgmonari@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Nutrition Science
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, mental health, primary care, public health, rural populations, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: registered nurse, research assistant or associate, cardiology, free community health clinic, geriatric, intensive care unit, medical mission, medical-surgical, pediatrics, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health, rural setting, surgery, telemetry, underserved population, urban setting

Gicely Morales

Gicely Morales
Contact: ggmorales@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, CA
Education: CSU Monterey Bay
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, family medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, pediatrics, population health, primary care, public health, rural populations
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, medical assistant, registered nurse, free community health clinic, emergency medicine, family medicine, labor and delivery, medical-surgical, pediatrics, primary care, skilled nursing facility, urgent care

Alexandra Perrone

Alexandra Perrone
Contact: aperrone@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: 
Education: UC Santa Barbara
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Anthropology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, family medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, health policy, improving access to care, primary care, research, rural populations, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: medical volunteer or shadowing, registered nurse, underserved populations

Haley Roy

Haley Roy
E-mail address: haleygroy@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Roseville, California
Education: Texas Tech University
Degree: Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Nursing, Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, family medicine, geriatrics, primary care, public health, underserved communities, women's health
Languages:
Previous clinical experience: registered nurse, emergency medicine, pediatrics, primary care, underserved population

Eduardo Tanori

Eduardo Tanori
Contact: etanori@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Diego, Califnornia
Education: Point Loma Nazarene University (B.A.); Grand Canyon University (B.S.N.)
Degree: Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Exercise Science, Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, emergency medicine, family medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, population health, primary care, rural populations, underserved communities, cardiology
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician, registered nurse, intensive care unit, medical-surgical, underserved population, urban setting

Brittany Tinsey

Brittany Tinsey
Contact: tinsey@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Roseville, California
Education: CSU Sacramento
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, family medicine, geriatrics, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, orthopedics, population health, primary care, rural populations, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: registered nurse, cardiology, geriatric, labor and delivery, medical-surgical, orthopedics, surgery, telemetry

Lisa Tomlinson

Lisa Tomlinson
Contact: lwtomlinson@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fair Oaks, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Spanish
Areas of special interest in health care: mental health, rural populations, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: registered nurse, medical-surgical, rural setting

Cheryl Wilson

Cheryl Wilson
Contact: chgwilson@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Wilmington, Illinois
Education: Lewis University
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: emergency medicine, family medicine, orthopedics, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: 

Previous clinical experience: registered nurse, cardiology, medical-surgical, orthopedics, telemetry, trauma
Emmett Ziegler

Emmett Ziegler
Contact: epziegler@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Santa Cruz, California
Education: UC Santa Cruz
Degree: Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Literature, Pre-law
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, emergency medicine, health education or promotion, mental health, primary care, public health, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, registered nurse, cardiology, free community health clinic, emergency medicine, geriatric, intensive care unit, labor and delivery, medical-surgical, orthopedics, pediatrics, primary care, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health, rural setting, skilled nursing facility, surgery, telemetry, underserved population, urban setting

Master of Health Services — Physician Assistant Studies

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

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

Hayley Murphy

Hayley Murphy
Contact:
hlmurphy@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Lowell, Michigan
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: Columbia College Chicago
Undergraduate major: Photography
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved and underrepresented populations, primary care, women’s health, surgery, clinical research, holistic approaches for better patient care, mental health
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Phlebotomist at a medical center, a veterans’ hospital and private hospital; medical mission and medicinal research in Peru

Brian Newton

Brian James Newton
Contact:
bjnewton@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Degree:
Bachelor of Science
Education:
California State University, San Jose
Undergraduate major:
Health Science
Graduate degree:
Master of Infrastructure Planning and Management, University of Washington
Areas of special interest in health care:
Health policy, rural health, emergency medicine, primary care
Languages:
English
Previous clinical experience:
County emergency medical technician, volunteer at a county suicide and crisis hotline, administrative management aide at a county public health department

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

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

Marjon Homeyra Samimi

Marjon Homeyra Samimi
Contact:
mhsamimi@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Dublin, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Education: UC Davis
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Disadvantaged communities with a focus on family practice.
Languages: Farsi, Spanish, Hindi, English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant in obstetrics and gynecology at a private clinic, volunteered as a community resource specialist at a hospital and at a foundation as an English teacher, worked as a triage nurse and health educator at a free medical clinic

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

Jeannette Ong

Jeannette Tan-Grey
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

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

Hannah 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 at a level III hospital and a level II pediatric hospital, certified nursing assistant in critical care and skilled nursing facilities, volunteer with a non-profit in Kenya working with street families to help them develop different life skills 

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

Julian 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

Karen Alvarado

Karen Alvarado
Contact: karalvarado@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Lompoc, California
Education: CSU Northridge
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Public Health
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, dermatology, family medicine, primary care, underserved communities, Spanish speaking populations
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: medical scribe, medical volunteer or shadowing, family medicine, primary care, underserved population, family medicine care coordinator

Richard Anderson

Richard Anderson
Contact: rcanderson@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fremont, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior
Areas of special interest in health care: orthopedics, research, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: research assistant or associate, underserved population

Jordan Arciniega-Bueno

Jordan Arciniega-Bueno
Contact: jarciniega@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, dermatology, mental health, public health, research, underserved communities
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: physical therapist aide, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health

Alex Arriaga

Alex Arriaga
Contact: axarriaga@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Woodland, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Nutrition Science
Areas of special interest in health care: improving access to care, orthopedics, primary care, underserved communities
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, medical volunteer or shadowing, physical therapist aide, underserved populations

Aliyah Bell

Aliyah Bell
Contact: aanbell@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Pass Christian, MS
Education: William Carey University
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: dermatology, emergency medicine, family medicine, improving access to care, orthopedics, pediatrics, primary care, rural populations, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: home caregiver, medical volunteer or shadowing, physical therapist aide, orthopedics

Robert Brook

Robert Brook
Contact: rabrook@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Puyallup, Washington
Education: American Public University
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Sports and Health Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: critical care, emergency medicine, surgery
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: paramedic and firefighter

Rani Bui

Rani Bui
Contact: rvbui@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Portland, OR
Education: Portland State University
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Public Health
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, dermatology, family medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, health policy, improving access to care, population health, primary care, public health, rural populations, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: Vietnamese
Previous clinical experience: internship, medical assistant, medical volunteer or shadowing, family medicine, intensive care unit, primary care, underserved populations, urgent care, oncology and bone marrow transplant

Arisa Chavez

Arisa Chavez
Contact: asch@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Tucson, Arizona
Education: University of Arizona
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Public Health
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, family medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, health policy, improving access to care, mental health, population health, primary care, public health, rural populations, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, emergency medical technician, internship, medical scribe, medical volunteer or shadowing, free community health clinic, geriatric, medical-surgical, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health, rural setting, surgery, telemetry, underserved population

Gillian Collom

Gillian Collom
Contact: gkcollom@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Truckee, California
Education: UC Santa Barbara
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biopsychology
Graduate degree: Master of Science in Medical Anthropology, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Areas of special interest in health care: improving access to care, pediatrics, primary care, rural populations, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, medical assistant, medical scribe, medical volunteer or shadowing, research assistant or associate, pediatrics, primary care, rural setting

Soledad Contreras

Soledad Contreras Barrera
Contact: scontrerasbarr@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico
Education: UC Irvine
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, dermatology, emergency medicine, family medicine, geriatrics, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, mental health, orthopedics, primary care, public health, rural populations, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: internship, medical assistant, medical scribe, medical volunteer or shadowing, physical therapist aide, free community health clinic, emergency medicine, family medicine, orthopedics, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health, underserved population

Vela Council

Vela Council
Contact: Vmcouncil@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Whittier, California
Education: CSU Fullerton
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Anthropology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, critical care, family medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, health policy, mental health, orthopedics, population health, primary care, public health, research, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: medical assistant, medical volunteer or shadowing, phlebotomist

Sandra Cruz Hernandez

Sandra Cruz Hernandez
Contact: sancruz@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Williams, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: family medicine, improving access to care, intensive care units, primary care, rural populations, underserved communities
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, research assistant or associate, family medicine, skilled nursing facility, underserved population

Randy Do

Randy Do
Contact: rddo@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Redlands, California
Education: Loma Linda University
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Radiation Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, critical care, dermatology, family medicine, improving access to care, intensive care units, orthopedics, primary care, public health, research, rural populations, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: Vietnamese
Previous clinical experience: radiology: X-ray, computed tomography, interventional radiology

Yen Dominguez

Yen Dominguez
Contact: yldominguez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Pablo, California
Education: CSU Monterey Bay
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, family medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, pediatrics, primary care, rural populations, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, medical assistant, research assistant or associate, medical mission, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health, skilled nursing facility

Fernando Duran

Fernando Duran
Contact: fbduran@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Colton, California
Education: UC Riverside
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, emergency medicine, primary care
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician

Jesse Duro

Jesse Duro
Contact: jduro@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Pomona, California
Education: CSU San Bernardino
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Biology, Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: dermatology, emergency medicine, health education or promotion, primary care, surgery, underserved communities, trauma
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, medical volunteer or shadowing, underserved population, health scholar

Waleed Eljechi

Waleed Eljechi
Contact: weljechi@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Education: Portland State University
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: orthopaedics, endocrinology, emergency medicine, dermatology and women’s health
Languages: Arabic
Previous clinical experience: urology, regenerative medicine, women’s health, hormone therapy, emergency medicine

Jessica Garcia

Jessica Garcia
Contact: jcagarcia@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Novato, California
Education: Dominican University of California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: dermatology, emergency medicine, family medicine, health education or promotion, improving access to care, labor and delivery, mental health, orthopedics, pediatrics, primary care, public health, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: medical assistant, medical scribe, medical volunteer or shadowing, free community health clinic, dermatology, orthopedics, primary care, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health, underserved populations

Leticia Garcia Reyes

Leticia Garcia Reyes
Contact: lgarciareyes@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Woodlake, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, emergency medicine, family medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, primary care, rural populations, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: internship, medical scribe, medical volunteer or shadowing, free community health clinic, emergency medicine, primary care, rural setting, underserved populations

Hali Gilbert

Hali Gilbert
Contact: hcgilbert@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Novato, California
Education: CSU San Diego
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Athletic Training
Areas of special interest in health care: improving access to care, orthopedics, pediatrics, primary care, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: internship, physical therapist aide, orthopedics, pediatrics, underserved population, sports medicine/athletic trainer

Brian Gordillo

Brian Gordillo
Contact: bjgordillo@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Temecula, California
Education: Brigham Young University-Idaho
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: emergency medicine, intensive care units, orthopedics, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, medical volunteer or shadowing, research assistant or associate, emergency medicine, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health, rural setting, underserved population

Beverly Hernandez

Beverly Hernandez
Contact: bkhernandez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Norwalk, California
Education: UC Los Angeles
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Psychobiology
Areas of special interest in health care: dermatology, emergency medicine, family medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, pediatrics, public health, underserved communities
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, emergency medicine, primary care, underserved population

Alex Hua

Alex Hua
Contact: ALHua@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: El Monte, California
Education: UC Los Angeles
Undergraduate major: Psychobiology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, critical care, dermatology, emergency medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, health policy, improving access to care, intensive care units, mental health, population health, primary care, rural populations, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: Cantonese
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, medical assistant, medical scribe, medical volunteer or shadowing, emergency medicine, primary care, underserved population

Davy Jenkins

Davy Jenkins
Contact: ddjenkins@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Chico, California
Education: CSU Chico
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Exercise Science
Areas of special interest in health care: emergency medicine, health disparities, improving access to care, orthopedics, research, rural populations, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, emergency medicine, rural setting, underserved population, urgent care

Fazila Khwaja

Fazila Khwaja
Contact: fkhwaja@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Elk Grove, California
Education: CUNY City College of New York
Undergraduate major: Biology, Psychology
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, dermatology, labor and delivery, women's health
Languages: Farsi, Hindi, Persian, Punjabi, Urdu
Previous clinical experience: medical assistant, medical volunteer or shadowing, phlebotomist, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health, urgent care

Mashu Kimura

Mashu “Matthew” Kimura
Contact: matkimura@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Santa Monica, California
Education: UC Santa Barbara
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: family medicine, primary care, underserved communities
Languages: Japanese
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, underserved population

Tina Le

Tina Le
Contact: tllle@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Epping, New Hampshire
Education: Emmanuel College
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, dermatology, health disparities, health education or promotion, health policy, improving access to care, pediatrics, primary care, public health, rural populations, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, medical assistant, medical volunteer or shadowing, family medicine, geriatric, medical mission, pediatrics, primary care, underserved population, urban setting, transplant, ob/gyn

Orena Massachi

Orena Massachi
Contact: omassachi@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Education: UCLA
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: critical care, emergency medicine, family medicine, intensive care units, mental health
Languages: Farsi
Previous clinical experience: medical assistant, research assistant or associate, free community health clinic, family medicine, primary care, underserved populations

Macy Matsukawa

Macy Matsukawa
Contact: mmatsukawa@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Colton, California
Education: UCLA
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, dermatology, family medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, health policy, improving access to care, pediatrics, population health, primary care, public health, research, surgery, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: Japanese
Previous clinical experience: medical assistant, medical scribe, research assistant or associate, dermatology, primary care, underserved populations

Victoria McKinney-Brooks

Victoria McKinney-Brooks
Contact: vkmckinneybrooks@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Klamath Falls, Oregon
Education: The Oregon Institute of Technology
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biology-Health Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: critical care, emergency medicine, neonatal care, primary care, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, medical assistant, medical volunteer or shadowing, family medicine, primary care, rural setting, skilled nursing facility, underserved populations, urgent care

Tyson McMullen

Tyson McMullen
Contact: tjmcmullen@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Walnut Creek, California
Education: CSU San Francisco
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: critical care, emergency medicine, family medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, pediatrics, primary care
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: cardiology, emergency medicine, paramedic

Vira Melnik

Vira Melnik
Contact: vmelnik@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Antelope, California
Education: CSU Sacramento
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: dermatology, family medicine, surgery, women's health
Languages: Russian, Ukrainian
Previous clinical experience: home caregiver, internship, medical assistant, medical volunteer or shadowing, family medicine, geriatric, pediatrics, primary care, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health, underserved populations

Erica Mercado

Erica Mercado
Contact: ecmercado@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Modesto, California
Education: CSU Stanislaus
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, dermatology, health education or promotion, mental health, primary care, public health, rural populations, underserved communities
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, medical assistant, family medicine, medical mission, pediatrics, primary care, surgery, interventional radiology, oncology

Shayal Narayan

Shayal Narayan
Contact: ssnarayan@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: East Palo Alto, California
Education: UC Santa Cruz
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Molecular Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, primary care, underserved communities
Languages: Hindi
Previous clinical experience: medical assistant, medical scribe, medical volunteer or shadowing, research assistant or associate, primary care, skilled nursing facility, underserved populations

Mario R. Navarro, Jr.

Mario R. Navarro, Jr.
Contact: mranavarro@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Rialto, California
Education: UC Los Angeles
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Psychobiology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, emergency medicine, family medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, primary care, public health, rural populations, underserved communities
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, research assistant or associate, free community health clinic, emergency medicine, telemetry, underserved population, urban setting

Michael Needham

Michael Needham
Contact: mgneedham@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Washington, Utah
Education: Southern Utah University
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Exercise Science
Areas of special interest in health care: critical care, emergency medicine, family medicine, intensive care units, orthopedics, pediatrics, primary care, rural populations, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: home caregiver, internship, medical assistant, medical scribe, medical volunteer or shadowing, phlebotomist, physical therapist aide, rural setting, underserved populations

Sam Neufeld

Sam Neufeld
Contact: sneufeld@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Indio, California
Education: Vanguard University
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: emergency medicine
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, urban setting

Janet Ngo

Janet Ngo
Contact: janngo@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Salinas, California
Education: UCLA
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Psychobiology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, family medicine, geriatrics, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, primary care, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: Cantonese
Previous clinical experience: medical volunteer or shadowing, underserved populations, medical assistant in otolaryngology

Hieu Nguyen

Hieu Nguyen
Contact: pahnguyen@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Education: CSU San Jose
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biological Science with concentration in Microbiology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, critical care, emergency medicine, family medicine, intensive care units, labor and delivery, neonatal care, oncology, pediatrics, primary care, rural populations, surgery, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: Vietnamese
Previous clinical experience: medical assistant, medical volunteer or shadowing, phlebotomist, research assistant or associate, family medicine, pediatrics, primary care, laboratory

Kevin Nguyen

Kevin Nguyen
Contact: kvnnguy@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Education: Pacific University
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: family medicine, oncology, rural populations, surgery, urology
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: medical scribe, cardiology, urology, urologic oncology

 

Thuy Nguyen

Thuy Nguyen
Contact: ptbnguyen@ucdavis.edu
Hometown: Rancho Cordova, Califnornia
Education: CSU Sacramento
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Graduate degree: Master of Arts in Biology, Stem Cell Concentration, CSU Sacramento
Areas of special interest in health care: critical care, emergency medicine, family medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, intensive care units, primary care, research, rural populations, underserved communities
Languages: Vietnamese
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, emeregency medical  technician, internship, medical assistant, medical scribe, medical volunteer or shadowing, research assistant or associate, free community health clinic, emergency medicine, geriatric, rural setting, underserved populations

Madison Odiorne

Madison Odiorne
Contact: maodiorne@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Bend, Oregon
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Washington State University
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, critical care, emergency medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, primary care, rural populations, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: medical assistant, medical volunteer or shadowing, dermatology, urban setting, urgent care, ophthalmology

Eleni Papaj

Eleni Papaj
Contact: epapaj@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Brockton, Massachusetts
Education: Emmanuel College
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: family medicine, health disparities, improving access to care, intensive care units, labor and delivery, neonatal care, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics, surgery, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: Albanian
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, medical assistant, research assistant or associate, labor and delivery, endocrinology

Anthoney Paulisich

Anthoney Paulisich
Contact: ajpaulis@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Hayward, California
Education: UC Merced
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, critical care, emergency medicine, family medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, intensive care units, mental health, oncology, orthopedics, population health, primary care, public health, rural populations, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical techniciain, home caregiver, medical volunteer or shadowing, emergency medicine, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health, rural setting, underserved populations

Aspen Perovich

Aspen Perovich
Contact: aperovich@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Education: University of New Mexico
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Nutrition Science
Graduate degree: Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics, University of New Mexico
Areas of special interest in health care: dermatology, family medicine, labor and delivery, pediatrics, primary care, women's health
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: free community health clinic, medical-surgical, pediatrics, rural setting, telemetry, registered dietitian

Vy Pham

Vy Pham
Contact: vntpham@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Modesto, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, critical care, dermatology, emergency medicine, family medicine, geriatrics, health disparities, health education or promotion, health policy, improving access to care, intensive care units, labor and delivery, mental health, neonatal ca
Languages: Vietnamese
Previous clinical experience: internship, medical scribe, cardiology, free community health clinic, family medicine, primary care, rural setting, underserved populations

Phuong Pham

Phuong “Tina” Pham
Contact: tnapham@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Education: Texas Woman's University
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Dental Hygiene
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, dermatology, family medicine, geriatrics, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, mental health, pediatrics, primary care, public health, surgery, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: Vietnamese
Previous clinical experience: underserved population, dentistry

Edgar Rincon Estrella

Edgar Rincon Estrella
Contact: erinconestrella@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Union de Tula, Jalisco, Mexico
Education: Brown University
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: International Relations
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, emergency medicine, health disparities, health education or promotion, health policy, improving access to care, population health, primary care, public health, rural populations, underserved communities, addiction medicine
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, medical scribe, medical volunteer or shadowing, free community health clinic, emergency medicine, family medicine, primary care, rural setting, underserved population, urgent care

Marisol Rodriguez

Marisol Rodriguez
Contact: morrodriguez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Education: University of New Mexico
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: emergency medicine, family medicine, health disparities, primary care, rural populations, underserved communities
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, home caregiver, medical volunteer or shadowing, geriatric, medical-surgical, surgery, underserved population

Mary Sanchez

Mary Sanchez
Contact: ginsanchez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Indio, California
Education: Boise State University
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Respiratory Care
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, critical care, dermatology, emergency medicine, family medicine, improving access to care, intensive care units, labor and delivery, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics, population health, primary care, public health, rural populations, surgery, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, emergency medical technician, home caregiver, cardiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, intensive care unit, medical-surgical, orthopedics, rural setting, skilled nursing facility, telemetry, underserved populations

Harneet Sandhu

Harneet Sandhu
Contact: hasandhu@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: American Canyon, California
Education: CSU Sonoma
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: emergency medicine, surgery, underserved communities
Languages: Hindi, Punjabi
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, medical scribe, physical therapist aide, research assistant or associate, cardiology, orthopedics, skilled nursing facility

Samuel Saunders

Samuel Saunders
Contact: sjsaunders@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Education: UC Davis
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: mental health, pediatrics, primary care, Veteran's health
Languages: Amharic
Previous clinical experience: certified nursing assistant, emergency medical technician, military trauma

Sophie Shieh

Sophie Shieh
Contact: scshieh@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Education: The University of Texas at Austin
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Dietetics
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, critical care, dermatology, emergency medicine, family medicine, geriatrics, health disparities, health education or promotion, health policy, improving access to care, intensive care units, labor and delivery, mental health, neonatal care, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics, population health, primary care, public health, research, rural populations, surgery, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: Mandarin, Taiwanese
Previous clinical experience: internship, medical volunteer or shadowing, cardiology, geriatric, intensive care unit, medical-surgical, pediatrics, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health, skilled nursing facility, underserved populations, urban setting

Ojhanae Stallworth

Ojhanae Stallworth
Contact: Ostallwo@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: North Chicago, Illinois
Education: Eastern Illinois University
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: 
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, dermatology, family medicine, improving access to care, primary care
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, home caregiver, emergency medicine, intensive care unit, psychiatry, behavioral health, mental health, underserved populations

Putue Teh
Contact: pteh@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Jarkaken, River Gee, Liberia
Education: CSU Sacramento
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: community health, critical care, dermatology, emergency medicine, family medicine, geriatrics, health disparities, health education or promotion, improving access to care, intensive care units, labor and delivery, mental health, neonatal care, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics, population health, primary care, public health, rural populations, surgery, underserved communities, women's health. establish a heath care organization in the developing region of Liberia, Africa
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: internship, medical assistant, medical volunteer or shadowing, phlebotomist, family medicine, pediatrics, primary care, rural setting, underserved population, urban setting, urgent care, oncology, occupational health

Willy Thai

Willy Thai
Contact: wthai@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Philadelphia, Philadelpphia
Education: Drexel University
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: emergency medicine, health education or promotion, improving access to care, public health, underserved communities
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: medical scribe, emergency medicine

Daniel Tinsley

Daniel Tinsley
Contact: dtinsley@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska
Education: University of the Incarnate Word
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: primary care, research, rural populations
Languages: 
Previous clinical experience: emergency medical technician, emergency medicine, medical-surgical, primary care, underserved population, military medicine

Sabrina Vangkhue

Sabrina Vangkhue
Contact: Slvangkhue@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Merced, California
Education: CSU Sacramento
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: dermatology, improving access to care, labor and delivery, neonatal care, primary care, research, surgery, underserved communities, women's health
Languages: Hmong
Previous clinical experience: medical assistant, research assistant or associate