Advisory Board

The University of California Initiative for Health Equity & Action’s advisory board provides support, advice, and guidance on projects, strategies, and program affiliations.

Claire Brindis, DrPH, MPH, Chair

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco

Nancy J. Burke, PhD

Professor of Anthropology and Public Health, and Chair of Public Health, University of California, Merced

Garen Corbett, MS

Director, California Health Benefits Review Program, Office of Research, UC Berkeley

Michael C. Lu, MD, MS

Dean, School of Public Health, and Professor, Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley

Lisa Murawski, MA

Consultant, Appropriations Committee, California State Assembly

Ninez Ponce, PhD, MPP

Director, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Professor of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Jeffrey Reynoso, DrPH

Executive Director, Latino Coalition for a Healthy California

Efrain Talamantes, MD, MBA, MS

Medical Director, AltaMed Institute for Health Equity

Reginald Tucker-Sealey, ScD

Edward L. Schneider Chair in Gerontology, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California

Bernadette Boden-Albala, DrPH, MPH

Director and Founding Dean of Public Health, Professor of Health, Society & Behavior, University of California, Irvine