Erik Pena, MA
Staff Research Associate

Erik Pena, MA

Staff Research Associate

Erik Pena obtained his MA in Latin American Studies and MPH in Community Health Sciences…

Nancy Alfaro
Staff Research Associate

Nancy Alfaro

Staff Research Associate

Nancy Alfaro graduated with a BS in Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles….

Chantal Figueroa, PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher

Chantal Figueroa, PhD

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Contact: chantalfigueroa@mednet.ucla.edu Chantal Figueroa earned her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota Twin in Comparative and…

Sophie Feller, MD
Post-Doctoral Researcher

Sophie Feller, MD

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Sophie Feller received her Doctor of Medicine at Jefferson Medical College and her BA in…

Rosalinda Cárdenas
Administrative Analyst

Rosalinda Cárdenas

Administrative Analyst

Rosalinda Cárdenas graduated from UCLA with a BA in History.  Her role is to provide…

Krystal Griffith, MPH
Staff Research Associate

Krystal Griffith, MPH

Staff Research Associate

Krystal Griffith obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Natural Science from Loyola Marymount University in…

Farbod Kadkhoda, MA
Staff Research Associate

Farbod Kadkhoda, MA

Staff Research Associate

Farbod Kadkhoda obtained his BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara in Sociology and…

Elizabeth Lizaola, MPH
Center Administrator

Elizabeth Lizaola, MPH

Center Administrator

Elizabeth Lizaola received her BA in Psychology and Master of Public Health from UC Los…

Joseph Mango, MFA
Senior Public Admin Analyst

Joseph Mango, MFA

Senior Public Admin Analyst

Joseph earned his MFA at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2014 and received…

Alethea Marti, PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher

Alethea Marti, PhD

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Alethea Marti is a linguistic anthropologist with a PhD/MA from UCLA and a BA in…

Michael McCreary, MPP
Staff Research Associate

Michael McCreary, MPP

Staff Research Associate

Michael McCreary obtained his BA in History from UCLA and a Masters of Public Policy…

Kathleen Nagaran, MS
Staff Research Associate

Kathleen Nagaran, MS

Staff Research Associate

Kathleen Nagaran obtained her Bachelor’s of Arts from the University of Arizona, double majoring in…

Jennifer O’Hora, PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher

Jennifer O’Hora, PhD

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Jennifer O’Hora, PhD obtained her BA in Political Science with minors in Economics and History…

Erika Orellana
Administrative Specialist

Erika Orellana

Administrative Specialist

Erika graduated from California State University Northridge (CSUN) in 2015 with a BS in Health…

Matthew Plaia
Staff Research Associate

Matthew Plaia

Staff Research Associate

Matthew graduated from UCLA with a BA in English and a minor in Public Affairs concentrating…

Antonella Santostefano
Staff Research Associate

Antonella Santostefano

Staff Research Associate

Antonella Santostefano obtained her BA in Italian and Special Fields: Gender Studies and a minor…

Lingqi Tang, PhD
Principal Statistician

Lingqi Tang, PhD

Principal Statistician

Dr. Lingqi Tang is a principal statistician who has been at the UCLA/NPI Health Services…

Quenette Walton, PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher

Quenette Walton, PhD

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Quenette L. Walton is a postdoctoral fellow at the UCLA Center for Health Services and…