Seleda Williams, M.D., M.P.H.

Seleda Williams, M.D., M.P.H.


Public Health and Preventive Medicine



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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 0400
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

The emphasis of my clinical practice is to keep patients healthy.  My focus is on the promotion of healthy habits such as eating healthy, staying fit and reducing stress.


Clinical Interests

Dr. Williams' clinical interests include: Obesity and chronic disease prevention,  Maternal and Child Health policy and Nutrition.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Williams' research interests include: Obesity prevention, nutrition and health promotion and Heart Disease prevention. 


Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism


M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 1989

M.P.H., San Diego State University, San Diego CA 1992

B.H.E., University of British Columbia, Vancouver Canada 1985

Internship: Family Medicine, King/Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles CA 1989-1990


General Preventive Medicine, UC San Diego/San Diego State University, Los Angeles CA 1990-1992

Board Certifications

American Board of Preventive Medicine, 1996

Professional Memberships

American Board of Preventive Medicine

American College of Preventive Medicine

Association of Clinicians for the Underserved

The Obesity Society

UC Los Angeles Alumni

Honors and Awards

Pfizer Medical School Scholarship, UCLA,

Award: Child Development Policy Advisory Committee,

Spirit of Mentoring Award,

Select Recent Publications

Review article: Office Management of Obesity, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 80, p. 794, September 2004.

Long Term Follow-up of Over 100 Patients Who Lost Over One Hundred Pounds, The Permanente Journal, Volume 2 No. 3, Summer 1998.


DHCS Telehealth Workgroup Report: Impact of Assembly Bill 415 on the Department of Health Care Services, California Department of Health Care Services, December 2012.

California Daily Food Guide, California Department of Health Care Services & Department of Public Health, Editor. 2012

Quick and Basic Training Guide for Child and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity, California Department of Health Care Services. June 2009.

J.Shalwitz, D. Bushman, K. Davis, S. Williams. Body Basics, An Adolescent Provider Toolkit. San Francisco, CA. 2005.

Teen Overweight Outreach Prevention and Treatment: A Medi-Cal Managed Care Best Practice Model, Center for Health Care Strategies Resource Paper, September 14, 2004.

California Obesity Prevention Initiative Health Systems Workgroup Obesity Prevention for Health Care Systems Executive Summary & Literature Review, California Department of Health Services, November, 15, 2002.

Steps to Take Comprehensive Perinatal Services Guidelines, Contributing author and editor. 1997.