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 — Nurse Practitioner and Master's Entry Program in Nursing.

 

Mariam_Atebar

Mariam Atebar
Contact: msatebar@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Intensive care unit, nursery, pediatrics, public health

Previous health care experience: Clinical rotation on the medical surgical and labor and delivery floor at NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield, clinical rotation on the pediatrics floor at Shriners Hospital in Sacramento, internship at Sacramento County Health Department working with the Tobacco Education Program, and experience as a care giver.

Karina_Cadiz

Karina Cadiz
Contact: kscadiz@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Labor and delivery, pediatrics and maternal health

Previous health care experience: Volunteer experience in the emergency department at Saddleback Memorial Hospital and at Sutter Memorial Hospital in the gynecology medical surgical department, volunteer at Stanford Hospital in the intensive care unit and at the front desk as an ambassador

Brooke-Ashley_Cook

Brooke-Ashley Cook
Contact: bacook@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Neonatal

Previous health care experience: More than 200 volunteer hours in neonatal intensive care unit, seven-month internship and shadow in neonatal intensive care unite, certified nursing assistant and 100 hours in assisted living home

Angelica_Gales

Angelica Gales
Contact: angales@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Correctional mental health and women's health services

Previous health care experience: Certified therapeutic recreation specialist in mental health at Robert Presley Detention Center, recreation therapy intern at Naval Medical Center San Diego, volunteer at Veterans Home of Chula Vista, United Heart Training Center and NorthBay Medical Center

Sandra_Garza

Sandra Garza
Contact: scgarza@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Community care, acute or chronic dialysis, home care and administration

Previous health care experience: More than 15 years medical sales experience; variety of acute, chronic inpatient and outpatient settings and volunteer, Mercy Folsom Emergency Department; work with youth religious education

Dominique_Gullatt

Dominique Gullatt
Contact: dlgullatt@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Aging populations and Alzheimer's disease

Previous health care experience: Activities coordinator in a health care center, UC Davis Medical Center emergency department volunteer

Michelle Hopkins

Michelle Hopkins, M.S.
Contact: michopkins@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Wellness

Previous health care experience: Volunteer in the intensive care department of a local hospital, laboratory and medical assistant for a large allergy and asthma practice

Jadelann_Juan

Jadelann Juan
Contact: jmjuan@ucdavis.edu

Previous health care experience: Volunteer for Kaiser Permanente in Vallejo in rehabilitation clinic, infusion clinic, emergency room, and labor and delivery; medical assistant for five years at an occupational medical clinic in Benicia, California; surgery scheduler in the main operating room at Kaiser Permanente in South Sacramento

Ramjit_Kaur

Ramjit Kaur
Contact: rdkaur@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Health care administration

Previous health care experience: Volunteer at UC Davis Medical Center in labor and delivery, health care administration intern at Mercy General Hospital, California Department of Health Care Services

Samantha_LaBare

Samantha LaBare
Contact: smlabare@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Mental health

Previous health care experience: Certified nurse assistant

Tatiana_Lopez_72

Tatiana Lopez
Contact: tslopez@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Mental health, telemetry and neurology

Previous health care experience: Volunteer at Shriners Hospital for Children, intern at Key Stone Chiropractic and intern at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center

Timothy_Ly

Timothy Bryant Ly
Contact: tbly@ucdavis.edu

Previous health care experience: Surgical nursing assistant

Natasha_Madamba

Natasha Madamba
Contact: npmadamba@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Women’s health, maternal and newborn health, domestic and intimate partner violence prevention, as well as diversity and cultural competency in the health care setting

Previous health care experience: Caretaker to Parkinson's disease patient and maternal newborn department volunteer

Alana_Matarazzo

Alana Matarazzo
Contact: anmatarazzo@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Public health

Previous health care experience: Placer County Public Health Department internship

Kristin_Nakano

Kristin Nakano
Contact: kanakano@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Women's health, pediatrics, geriatrics and underserved populations

Previous health care experience: Phlebotomist, health scholar at St. Mary Medical Center

Neal_Oppenhelmer

Neal Oppenheimer
Contact: nopp@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Emergency and critical care

Previous health care experience: None applicable

Gabriela_Perez

Gabriela Perez
Contact: gape@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Community health, research and health education

Previous health care experience: Research, community-based public education and shadow experiences at a hospital

Cody_Potter

Cody Potter
Contact: cpotter@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Community health, climate change impacts on public health and postpartum support

Previous health care experience: Union organizer, UC Davis Medical Center; volunteer with Autism Treatment Solutions

Nancy_Rodriguez

Nancy Rodriguez
Contact: ncrod@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Reducing disparities in access to health care, identifying patterns of social and cultural access to care, medical advancements and technologies

Previous health care experience: Applied behavioral therapist for children and young adults on the autism spectrum, volunteer providing health care screenings for agricultural workers, and respite care aid for children and adults with mental or developmental disabilities, as well as shadowing a nurse practitioner, physician's assistant, psychologist, several marriage and family therapists and nurse leaders

Alexander_Sokolov

Alexander Sokolov
Contact: asokolov@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Surgery, oncology, healthy aging and longevity

Previous health care experience: Caregiver, operating room assistant

Maying_Va

Maying Va, M.A.
Contact: adxiong@ucdavis.edu

Previous health care experience: Certified nurse assistant at different facilities including hospitals, medication technician in an assisted living center, clinical experience at different hospitals as a licensed vocational nurse student, health services assistant for schools

Sheryl_Wall

Sheryl Wall
Contact: shewall@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Palliative care, women's health, gerontology and advocacy

Previous health care experience: Emergency department volunteer

Eric_Yai

Eric Yai
Contact: ejyai@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Pediatrics

Previous health care experience: Volunteer experience

Julia_Yu

Julia Yu
Contact: jjmyu@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Advocacy, multiculturalism and accessibility

Previous health care experience: Patient advocate intern at Paul Hom Asian Clinic (UC Davis student-run clinic), volunteer in the maternal newborn department at Sutter Medical in Sacramento for more than two years, pharmacy clerk at Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center

Jake Burns, R.N.

Jake Burns, R.N.
Contact: jrrburns@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Health care accessibility

Previous health care experience: Clinic volunteer

Tracy Chu, R.N.

Tracy Chu, R.N.
Contact: tdchu@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Quality, orientation, precepting

Previous health care experience: 19 years as a critical care nurse

Aaron Clay, R.N.

Aaron Clay, R.N.
Contact: amclay@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Patient- and family-centered care, neonatal development, quality and safety

Previous health care experience: Registered nurse

Sheree Criner

Sheree Criner, R.N. 
Contact: secriner@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Health care administration

Previous health care experience: UC Davis nurse since 2005

Jennifer Edwards, R.N.

Jennifer Edwards, R.N.
Contact: jjedwards@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Patient education, quality improvement and program development focusing on diabetes, pediatrics and rural populations

Previous health care experience: Director of clinical services for a federally qualified health center, registered nurse case manager for both community and hospital settings, medical and surgical pediatric nurse

Mini George, R.N.

Mini George, R.N.
Contact: mgeorge@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Mother and baby, especially late preterm infants

Languages other than English: Malayalam

Previous health care experience: 22 years as a registered nurse

Marlene Her, R.N.

Marlene Her, R.N.
Contact: mher@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Community health and prevention

Languages other than English: Hmong

Previous health care experience: Clinical nurse, health educator, volunteer

Erin Kozlowski, R.N.

Erin Kozlowski, R.N.
Contact: eekozlowski@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Quality improvement, infection control, mental health access, moral distress and ethics, law and risk management

Languages other than English: Some Spanish

Previous health care experience: UC Davis registered nurse since 2011, volunteer on a medical mission to India in 2011

Lori Lawrie, R.N.

Lori Lawrie, R.N.
Contact: lllawrie@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Acute-care case management, discharge planning, geriatric advanced-care planning, education for those in assisting in advanced geriatric care planning, managed care for California Medi-Cal health plans

Previous health care experience: Acute-care case management, California workers’ compensation case management and occupational health, vascular access therapy, private practice health care management

Ryan MacLachlan, R.N.

Ryan MacLachlan, R.N.
Contact: rmmaclachlan@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Preventive health care

Previous health care experience: UC Davis registered nurse

Kerri Maya, R.N.

Kerri Maya, R.N.
Contact: klmaya@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Delirium prevention and early intervention across all acute-care units

Previous health care experience: Intensive care unit staff nurse, hospital nursing supervisor

Shincy Michael, R.N.

Shincy Michael, R.N.
Contact: kamichael@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Critical care

Languages other than English: Hindi, Malayalam

Previous health care experience: Nursing administration, registered nurse, nursing education

Augustina Mushale, R.N.

Augustina Mushale, R.N.
Contact: aumushale@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Nurse case management

Languages other than English: Isoko

Previous health care experience: Perioperative and medical surgical nursing preoperative, postanesthesia care unit, ambulatory patient unit, charge nurse, nurse preceptor

Don Nhan, R.N.

Don Nhan, R.N.
Contact: donnhan@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Improving patient outcomes through interdisciplinary health care teams

Previous health care experience: UC Davis clinical nurse

Megan Ober, R.N.

Megan Ober, R.N.
Contact: mnober@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Health disparities (in particular lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, question and intersex (LGTBQI)) and LGBTQI cancer health disparities

Languages other than English: Minimal Spanish

Previous health care experience: Infusion nurse at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, previously a hematology and oncology nurse at a children’s hospital

Charis Ong, R.N.

Charis Ong, R.N.
Contact: chaong@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Exploring the effects of increasingly impacted hospitals on patient care and patient satisfaction

Languages other than English: Tagalog, Spanish

Previous health care experience: UC Davis orthopedics and trauma clinical nurse

Heidi Panella, R.N.

Heidi Panella, R.N.
Contact: hjpanella@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Teaching: Nursing students, faculty and community

Previous health care experience: Labor and delivery registered nurse for 16 years, adjunct professor at American River College for obstetrical clinical rotations, super user for electronic health records

Everardo Ramirez, R.N.

Everardo Ramirez, R.N.
Contact: eramirezjr@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Effective leadership, research and efficiency in nursing

Languages other than English: Spanish

Previous health care experience: UC Davis assistant nurse manager

Romeo Rivera, R.N.

Romeo Rivera, R.N.
Contact: rcrivera@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Technology, interprofessional education

Previous health care experience: Acute-care registered nurse

Jaspreet Simpson, R.N.

Jaspreet Simpson, R.N.
Contact: jkdsimpson@ucdavis.edu

Previous health care experience: Obstetrics

Languages other than English: Punjabi

Previous health care experience: UC Davis assistant nurse manager, clinical nurse, acute-care rehabilitation, obstetrics registered nurse

Elaine Talley, R.N.

Elaine Talley, R.N.
Contact: etlim@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Promote education to empower patients and their families

Previous health care experience: Critical care registered nurse for more than 12 years, including roles as staff registered nurse, resource registered nurse, charge registered nurse, Rapid Response Team member, preceptor and clinical adjunct educator with the Solano Community College Nursing Program

Ashley Vieira, R.N.

Ashley Vieira, R.N.
Contact: afvieira@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Wound care and infectious disease

Previous health care experience: UC Davis critical care nurse for eight years, behavioral therapist for autistic children

Chau Vong, R.N.

Chau Vong, R.N.
Contact: chvong@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Clinical informatics, case management

Languages other than English: Vietnamese

Previous health care experience: Registered nurse

Rachel Aguarin

Rachel Aguarin
Contact: raaguarin@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Radiation and oncology

Previous health care experience: Medical scribe for a private medical group in oncology-hematology, volunteer in a same-day surgery center and volunteer for Iglesia Ni Cristo (provides medical aid, food and clothing to needy people)

Candace Aguilar

Candace Aguilar
Contact: cjaguilar@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neuromuscular medicine, women’s health and clinical research

Previous health care experience: Clinical research coordinator and research volunteer at the UC Davis Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) Neuromuscular Research Center; hospital volunteer on the Neuroscience and PM&R floor at UC Davis Medical Center

Cassi Carter

Cassi Carter
Contact: cdcarter@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Labor and delivery (high-risk maternity) and trauma

Previous health care experience: Administrative services intern at a hospital and volunteer in high-risk maternity unit at area hospital

Jennifer Casas

Jennifer Casas
Contact: jacasas@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Pediatrics and access to care

Previous health care experience: Nursing assistant and burn technician at area hospital

Sara Colegrove

Sara Colegrove
Contact: scolegrove@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Critical care, public health and safety, health policy, and geriatrics and healthy aging

Previous health care experience: Licensed physical therapy assistant, community health intern with UC Davis Trauma Prevention and Outreach Program and physical therapy assistant

Brandon Coustette

Brandon Coustette
Contact: bcoustette@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Emergency and critical care

Previous health care experience: Paramedic, flight paramedic, emergency department technician, triage medic and health educator

Amanda Dollesin

Amanda Dollesin
Contact: aldollesin@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Labor and delivery

Previous health care experience: Three-month medical mission trip to the Philippines, radiology department administrative assistant, and volunteer for area emergency department and a care home

Lindsay Fletcher

Lindsay Fletcher
Contact: llfletcher@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Public health

Previous health care experience: Medical assistant for allergy and asthma clinic

Robin Fuller

Robin Fuller
Contact: rcfuller@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Women’s health and reproductive justice, and women’s experience with pregnancy and child birth

Previous health care experience: Home caregiver

Shannon George

Shannon George
Contact: sbgeorge@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Surgical, public health, critical care, and labor and delivery

Previous health care experience: Volunteer for surgical intensive care unit, obstetrics and gynecology clinic and cardiothoracic step-down unit; clinical advocate for community clinic

Yehymisell Gonzalez

Yehymisell Gonzalez
Contact: yjgonzalez@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, neonatal, intensive care unit, cultural competency in the health care setting, underserved populations and reducing health disparities

Previous health care experience: Community health education intern and advocate for underserved patients to obtain preventive care, medications and care with specialists at community clinic; activity assistant at a long-term care nursing facility and volunteer ambassador for area hospital

Alissa Gumbs

Alissa Gumbs
Contact: agumbs@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Family nurse practitioner

Previous health care experience: Certified nurse assistant and volunteer at several hospitals and clinics and also shadowed several health practitioners

Briana Gumbs

Briana Gumbs
Contact: bgumbs@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, family medicine and geriatrics

Previous health care experience: Certified nurse assistant internship, shadowed hospital physician assistant and nurse practitioner, shadowed hospital senior occupational therapist and volunteer assisting physical therapists’ clients with disabilities

Barry Hill, M.P.H.

Barry Hill, M.P.H.
Contact: bchill@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Quality measurement and improvement, critical care, data analytics, information technology and management

Previous health care experience: Certified nurse assistant on a cardiac telemetry floor, emergency room volunteer, telemetry monitor technician, public health research project manager and a research analyst

Sarah Judge

Sarah Judge
Contact: sbjudge@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Women, children and underserved populations

Previous health care experience: Volunteer at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Child Life

Katumu Kimbo

Katumu Kimbo
Contact: kkimbo@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Adult medicine, gerontology and palliative care

Previous health care experience: Certified nurse assistant at Sacramento VA Medical Center, volunteer for a cardiac intensive care unit and intern (health information ambassador) for a health library

Wendy Leonard

Wendy Leonard
Contact: wleonard@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Oncology and rehabilitation

Previous health care experience: Aeromedical evacuation technician, certified nurse assistant, home health aide and emergency medical technician

Addie Newby

Addie Newby
Contact: alhinkey@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Mental health, community health and emergency medicine

Previous health care experience: Front office, medical assisting and management in a family practice and urgent care setting; completed emergency medical technician course hours; caretaker for elderly patients, including a patient with Alzheimer’s disease; volunteer and health care administration internship for local hospital; and a financial counselor at area hospitals

Jessica Parker

Jessica Parker
Contact: jmparker@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Geriatrics

Previous health care experience: Activities coordinator for health care center and volunteer for retirement home

Crissi Patel

Crissi Patel
Contact: cpatel@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, family medicine, and labor and delivery

Previous health care experience: Volunteer for local health center

Brooke Peiler

Brooke Peiler
Contact: bapeiler@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Families and children

Previous health care experience: Volunteer in a labor and delivery unit, and undergraduate internship with nurse leader and other health professionals

Lisa Peterson

Lisa Peterson
Contact: lapeterson@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Emergency, surgical and wellness

Previous health care experience: Pain management assistant, orderly and physical therapy assistant

Dee Ann Picon

Dee Ann Picon
Contact: dapicon@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Improving health outcomes for underserved populations; leveraging research, innovative technologies and human-centered design to significantly expand delivery of primary care that is accessible, culturally inclusive and responsive to the needs of diverse individuals and families

Previous health care experience: Manager of nurse case managers and nurse case manager workers compensation, nurse consult general liability insurance with major insurance company, in-home care services care for geriatric patient with dementia, and a licensed vocational nurse for several hospitals, clinics and skilled nursing facilities

Allison Poon

Allison Poon
Contact: appoon@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Women’s health

Previous health care experience: Patient advocate at student-run clinic

Jennifer Popovich

Jennifer Popovich
Contact: jjpopovich@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, neurology, emergency medicine and surgery

Previous health care experience: Staff for UC Davis School of Medicine Academic Personnel and Department of Pediatrics and volunteer for hospital post-anesthesia care unit

Sofia Robles Castillo

Sofia Robles Castillo
Contact: slroblescastillo@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Women's health

Previous health care experience: Internal medicine and wellness therapies and internship with local hospital

Cheyenne Rogers

Cheyenne Rogers
Contact: ccrogers@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Mental health, underserved communities and homeless

Previous health care experience: Certified medical assistant and clinic coordinator (scribe, vitals, street rounds) for free health clinic

Volodymyr Ryzhuk

Volodymyr Ryzhuk
Contact: vryzhuk@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Development of novel and evidence-based therapies as well as utilization of innovative technology in health care

Previous health care experience: Specialist at several UC Davis laboratories

Michelle Tay

Michelle Tay
Contact: mitay@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Family medicine and emergency medicine

Previous health care experience: Medical scribe fellow, volunteer, Spanish interpreter, and also shadowed podiatrist and an ear, nose and throat oncologist surgeon

Lily Tran

Lily Tran
Contact: ldotran@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Pediatrics and neonatal, community health, maternal health, mental health, identifying social and cultural factors to improve access to health care, reducing disparities within access to health care, and researching and applying holistic approaches to provide better patient care

Previous health care experience: Medical biller and liaison to medical group; student assistant for public health department; volunteer for pediatric emergency and trauma at UC Davis Medical Center; and intern at local health group

Hien Van

Hien Van
Contact: htvan@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: Community health, women’s health and pediatrics

Previous health care experience: Volunteer for non-profit health program and local hospital and health educator intern with area school district

Victoria West

Victoria West
Contact: vwwest@ucdavis.edu

Area of special interest in health care: N/A

Previous health care experience: Intern at UC Davis Medical Center, administrative assistant for urgent care clinic and shadow for a medical center

Joy_Almquist

Joy Almquist, R.N.
Contact: jfalmquist@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Ben Lomond, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: San Francisco State University
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Public health, rural health, clinical education for nursing students
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Public health nurse, intensive care management, home health aid, pain management, labor and delivery, inpatient medicine, inpatient nurse in cardiology, community health, federal occupational health, nursing assessments, spirometry, ECG, audiometry, blood draws, federal emergency response

Hannah_Hoffman

Hannah Hoffman, R.N.
Contact: hehoffman@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Lodi, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Simpson University
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Surgery, urgent care, outpatient care, ICU or ER; underserved populations and all age groups; pediatrics
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Nursing school rotations in mental health, obstetrics, emergency, pediatrics, medical surgical, ICU, geriatrics, etc.; registered nurse on a medical surgical floor and home health

Yan_Yan_Hollinsworth

YanYan Hollingsworth, R.N.
Contact: yhollingsworth@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Shanghai, China
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of Texas
Undergraduate major: Nursing, English Literature
Areas of special interest in health care: Dermatology
Languages: English, Chinese
Previous clinical experience: Hospice, emergency, ICU

Shelly_Hsieh

Shelly Hsieh, R.N.
Contact: sshsieh@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Irvine, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Pittsburgh
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Dermatology, rheumatology, surgery
Languages: English, Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse in inpatient neurotrauma and orthopedic, intensive care and outpatient rheumatology clinic

Victoria_Jackson

Victoria Jackson, R.N.
Contact: vljackson@ucdavis.edu

Hometown:  Fresno, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Fresno; Smittcamp Family Honors College
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, emergency, family medicine
Languages: French, Indonesian
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse with experience on the telemetry floor serving patients with congestive heart failure, arrhythmias and post cardiothoracic; nurse extern and patient care assistant in the emergency department

Maryam_Kazimi

Maryam Kazimi, R.N.
Contact: mkazimi@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Los Angeles
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved populations
Languages: Farsi
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse in neurology over-flow medical-surgical telemetry unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Saijun_Ma

Saijun Ma, R.N.
Contact: sajma@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Rocklin, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Nevada, Reno
Undergraduate major: Nursing and Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, geriatrics, pediatrics, women's health, internal medicine
Languages: Mandarin Chinese
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse in cardiac and medical-surgical units

Kayla_Medina

Kayla Medina, R.N.
Contact: kemedina@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Gilroy, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Davis
Undergraduate major: Human Development
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, women's health, family medicine, underserved
Languages: English, Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse with experience at an underserved community clinic and hospital with medical-surgical and telemetry-mix unit

Traci_Pochardt

Traci Pochardt , R.N.
Contact: tjpochardt@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Gilbert, Arizona
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Arizona State University
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Surgery, surgical oncology, emergency medicine, dermatology, gastroenterology, internal medicine, pediatrics
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse at Mayo Clinic Hospital on a colorectal/gynecology/palliative/medical-surgical floor, per diem float pool registered nurse at UC Davis Medical Center, officer at student-run clinic that serves IV drug users, sex workers and homeless patients

Henok_Tefera

Henok Tefera, R.N.
Contact: htefera@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Ohio State University
Undergraduate major: Nursing and Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Urban underserved
Languages: Amharic
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse in many different settings, including home health, extended care facilities, inpatient hospitals, and currently, an ICU nurse

Chidinma_Ukah

Chidinma Ukah, R.N.
Contact: ccukah@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Biology, Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved populations, acute care, family medicine
Languages: English, Igbo
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse in acute-care setting in a medical-telemetry department, certified nurse assistant

Philip_White

Philip White, M.S.N., R.N.
Contact: pswhite@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
Degree: Master of Science, Bachelor of Science
Education: Virginia Tech
Undergraduate major: Nursing and Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Urology, community primary care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse, nurse educator and charge nurse in emergency nursing, volunteer nurse and diabetes educator in a free clinic

Judy_Wong

Judy Wong, R.N.
Contact: jmywong@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science (2)
Education: California State University, Dominguez Hills; University of California, Irvine
Undergraduate major: Nursing, Computer Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Geriatric, rural health, urban underserved areas
Languages: English, Mandarin (verbal only)
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse in multiple settings

Maryn_Yang

Maryn Young, R.N.
Contact: mlyyoung@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Palm Springs, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Chamberlain College of Nursing
Undergraduate major: Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved communities, rural farm communities, mental health, chemically dependent, homeless populations
Languages: Spanish, English
Previous clinical experience: Director of nursing for a 45-bed dual diagnosis treatment center, registered nurse in acute-care, inpatient chemical dependency and in-home care setting

Malalai_Yusufzai

Malalai Yusufzai, R.N.
Contact: myusufzai@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: West Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Davis;
California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Biochemistry; Nursing
Areas of special interest in health care: Women's health
Languages: Dari
Previous clinical experience: Registered nurse, inpatient care setting

Noura_Aman

Noura Aman
Contact: naman@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Anaheim, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Thomas Jefferson University
Undergraduate major: Echocardiography and Vascular Ultrasound
Areas of special interest in health care: Internal medicine, geriatrics, women's health
Languages: Arabic,Tigrinya
Previous clinical experience: Cardiovascular sonographer

MollyAnderson

Molly Anderson
Contact: molanderson@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Beaverton, Oregon
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Portland State University
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, surgery, women's health, urban underserved
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Chiropractic assistant, Oregon Cord Blood Donation Program volunteer, OHSU volunteer research assistant, emergency medical technician, pain management clinical assistant

Erin_Barker

Erin Barker
Contact: erbarker@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Edwards, Colorado
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: Connecticut College
Undergraduate major: Behavioral Neuroscience
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, primary care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Physical therapy

Adrian_Battle

Adrian Battle
Contact: albattle@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Maryland, College Park
Undergraduate major: Environmental Science and Technology
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, internal medicine
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency room admissions representative, medical assistant

Amelie_Bernard

Amelie Bernard
Contact: adbernard@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Petaluma, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo
Undergraduate major: Nutrition
Areas of special interest in health care: Geriatrics, gastroenterology, nephrology
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Registered dietitian for both inpatient and outpatient settings, personal care assistant at an assisted living facility and an in-home care provider

Muhammad_Bhalli

Muhammad Bhalli
Contact: mabhalli@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Houston, Texas
Degree: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Education: Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multain, Pakistan
Undergraduate major: Premedicine
Areas of special interest in health care: Pain management, critical care
Languages: English, Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi
Previous clinical experience: Pediatric resident Nishtar Medical college, Multan, Pakistan; surgery resident, Allama Iqbal Hospital, Sailkot Pakistan; anesthesiologist, Sailkot, Pakistan; allied health worker in Texas, medical assistant for family clinic in Texas

Rong_Cai

Rong Cai, M.S.
Contact: roncai@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Visalia, California
Degree: Master of Science, Bachelor of Science
Education: Capital University of Med Sciences, Beijing, China; Northeastern University
Undergraduate major: Biomedical Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Cardiac surgery, primary care
Languages: Chinese, English
Previous clinical experience: I worked in open heart surgery for the past 15 years

Kelvin_Chang

Kelvin Chang
Contact: kjchang@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Hayward, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Irvine
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved populations in primary care, emergency medicine
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician, emergency department technician at a level I trauma center in San Francisco

Annabel_Chen_72

Annabel Chen
Contact: annche@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Eugene, Oregon
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Oregon
Undergraduate major: Human Physiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Dermatology, urology/urogynecology
Languages: Mandarin Chinese
Previous clinical experience: Certified medical scribe specialist, scribe trainer (urology, urogynecology, orthopedics), patient education development, hospital volunteer (emergency, mother and baby, NICU, labor and delivery, surgical)

Cathy_Chen

Cathy Chen
Contact: catche@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Seattle, Washington
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Washington, Seattle
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Geriatrics
Languages: Mandarin Chinese
Previous clinical experience: Home care aide and a home care supervisor for low-income, disabled adults; patient care technician in oncology and medical telemetry units at a large, urban hospital

Morrell_Chhay

Morrell Chhay
Contact: mcchhay@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fresno, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Merced
Undergraduate major: Developmental Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, urgent care, underserved (Latino, Hmong and homeless)
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Lead volunteer for Merced hospital emergency department, emergency medical technician in Fresno

Dragana_Cooper

Dragana Cooper
Contact: dscooper@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Folsom, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Business Administration
Areas of special interest in health care: Family practice
Languages: English, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian
Previous clinical experience: Pharmaceutical sales industry, volunteer for a private family practice

Julie_Cortes

Julie Cortes
Contact: julcortes@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of North Texas
Undergraduate major: Biology, Spanish
Areas of special interest in health care: Women's health, gynecology, family practice, pediatrics
Languages: English, Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant

Kyle_Desimone

Kyle Desimone
Contact: kadesimone@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Bakersfield, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: California State University, Bakersfield and Point Loma Nazarene University
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, cardiology, otolaryngology
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician

Caitlin_Dickey

Caitlin Dickey
Contact: cadickey@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Corban University
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Family medicine, general surgery
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer for medical relief work in Haiti, certified nursing assistant

Kimberly_Dizon

Kimberly Dizon
Contact: krdizon@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Davis
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences with emphasis in Neurology, Physiology and Behavior
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, family practice, urgent care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Intraoperative neuromonitoring technologist (orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery)

"Amaya_Drake

Amaya Drake
Contact: adrake@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Winnemucca, Nevada
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Oregon
Undergraduate major: Human Physiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, women's health
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency department scribe, scribe for an infectious disease clinic

Miriam_Eshoiee

Miriam Eshoiee
Contact: meshoiee@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Laguna Hills, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Irvine
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Obstetrics and gynecology, women's health specialty
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical scribe working in the emergency department, medical assistant in a pediatrician's office

Balakimwe_Farara

Balakimwe Farara
Contact: bfarara@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Suisun City, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: Brandman University, Fairfield
Undergraduate major: Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care:
Languages: French, English
Previous clinical experience: Medic in the U.S. Air Force

Naghmeh_Fathi

Naghmeh Fathi
Contact: nfathi@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Orange County, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Fullerton
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Cardiology, gastroenterology
Languages: English, Farsi
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician and phlebotomist, with experience in triage, blood collection blood via venipuncture, ECG

Nicole_Fiss

Nicole Fiss
Contact: nfiss@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of California, Los Angeles
Undergraduate major: Mass Communications
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, gastroenterology, pediatrics
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician, lab assistant and volunteer with organizations such as Prescribing Hope and the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

Hannah_Guletz

Hannah Guletz
Contact: haguletz@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Albany, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Davis
Undergraduate major: Biology with an emphasis in Neuroscience, Physiology and Behavior
Areas of special interest in health care: Rural health, family practice, primary care
Languages: Spanish (semi-fluent)
Previous clinical experience: Staff member at Planned Parenthood to prepare patients for their clinical visits, provided STIs, abortion and birth control education; certified nurse assistant at an independent living facility

Erica_Haedrich

Erica Haedrich
Contact: emhaedrich@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Mountain View, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, California
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Rural health, global health, special needs (Autism, Down syndrome)
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer emergency medical technician with Red Cross, Medical Volunteers for Disaster Response, Sacramento Medical Reserve Corps, Feather River Hospital, Special Olympics, Mountain View emergency response team, San Jose Regional Hospital

Nicole_Hall

Nicole Hall
Contact: nshall@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Warren, Pennsylvania
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Davis
Undergraduate major: Human Development
Areas of special interest in health care: Geriatrics, emergency medicine, in-home primary care for home-bound patients
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Nine years as lead pharmacy clerk and seven years as emergency department technician

Kaitlyn_Hane

Kaitlyn Hane
Contact: kehane@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Roseburg, Oregon
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Oregon State University
Undergraduate major: General Science with Physician Assistant Option
Areas of special interest in health care: Family medicine, rural health
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Lab assistant at Mercy Medical Center, phlebotomist

Kari_Hazzard

Kari Hazzard
Contact: klcaldwell@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Livermore, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Davis
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, oncology, family medicine
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer in emergency department, Alzheimer's center, drug rehabilitation settings; optometric assistant; medical scribe in hematology-oncology setting; co-officer at Willow Clinic

Morgan_Hines

Morgan Hines
Contact: mdhines@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Elko, Nevada
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Nevada, Reno
Undergraduate major: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Family medicine, primary care, obstetrics and gynecology, women's health, underserved areas of rural health
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Shadowed in dermatology clinics, donor care supervisor at United Blood Services

Mallory_Holland

Mallory Holland, M.S.
Contact: mlholland@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Castaic, California
Degree: Master of Science, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Art
Education: California State University, Channel Islands
Undergraduate major: Biology, Studio Art
Areas of special interest in health care: Hematology, oncology, surgery, urban underserved family medicine
Languages: American Sign Language
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician, volunteer in emergency departments and traveled to Cambodia with an orthopedic surgeon to assist with surgeries and post-operation followup

Evgenia_Ioudina

Evgenia Ioudina, M.H.A.
Contact: eiioudina@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
Degree: Master of Science, Bachelor of Science
Education: University of the Incarnate Word
Undergraduate major: Science, Nuclear Medicine
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, women's health
Languages: Russian, English
Previous clinical experience: Nuclear medicine technologist

Kindah_Jaradeh

Kindah Jaradeh
Contact: kinjaradeh@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Huntington Beach, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Los Angeles
Undergraduate major: Psychobiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Family medicine, preventive medicine, internal medicine, urgent care, women's health
Languages: Arabic
Previous clinical experience: Clinical research coordinator at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, clinical research associate for private medical device company, clinical care extender at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, various additional volunteer and shadow experiences

Kelsey_Javelet

Kelsey Javelet
Contact: kjavelet@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Diego, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: San Diego State University
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, pediatrics, dermatology, urgent care, emergency medicine, surgery
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Blood donation phlebotomist, pediatric medical assistant, ophthalmology clinical research associate

Emily_Jing

Emily Jing
Contact: ejing@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Walnut Creek, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, San Diego
Undergraduate major: Human Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Gastroenterology,emergency medicine, orthopedics, sports medicine
Languages: English, Mandarin Chinese
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant and supervisor at a private gastroenterology practice, sports medicine high school athletic trainer, intern at UCSD athletic training program

Ruth_Kershaw

Ruth Kershaw
Contact: rkershaw@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: Macalester College
Undergraduate major: Geography, Public Health Concentration
Areas of special interest in health care: Dermatology, family medicine
Languages: English, Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant in a dermatology office, medical scribe in a primary care office in rural Minnesota and a health officer at a YMCA overnight summer camp; volunteer experience as a college campus emergency medical technician and a family advocate intern at a domestic violence shelter

Jenifer_Kim

Jenifer Kim
Contact: jxnkim@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of California, San Diego
Undergraduate major: Cognitive Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved, primary care, urgent care, neurology
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant in pain management and cardiology, intern at Palomar Hospital at medical-surgical, telemetry, ICU departments; volunteer at Scripps Green Hospital in medical-surgical unit

Alexandra_Kuizenga

Alexandra Kuizenga
Contact: amkuizenga@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Benicia, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Davis
Undergraduate major: Human Development
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, dermatology, surgery
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant for an upper-extremity orthopedic surgeon, volunteer in a pediatric emergency department

Alishia_Cairl_Little

Alishia Little
Contact: amcairl@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Meridian, Idaho
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Idaho State University
Undergraduate major: Dietetics
Areas of special interest in health care: Women's health, pediatrics, preventative care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Certified nurse assistant on the neurosurgical floor of a hospital and a dialysis technician in an outpatient center

Monica_Mendiola_72

Monica Mendiola
Contact: mamendiola@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Mcallen, Texas
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Texas - Pan American
Undergraduate major: Chemistry, English
Areas of special interest in health care: Latino population, women's health, urgent care, oncology
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Clinical assistant at an orthodontics office, shadow and volunteer at a gastroinstestinal clinic, family clinic, orthopedics clinic and dermatology clinic

Roopa_Mukund

Roopa Mukund, M.B.A.
Contact: rmukund@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Coppell, Texas
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Madras, University of Texas at Dallas
Undergraduate major: Nutrition, Dietetics
Areas of special interest in health care: Neurology, critical care medicine, urban underserved
Languages: English, Spanish,Tamil, Hindi
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant in a clinic for the rural working poor, shadowed ICU physician assistant

Angie_Nam

Angie Nam
Contact: unam@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Upland, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of California, San Diego;
California State University, San Bernardino
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Working with disabled patients
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Worked with individuals with autism conducting behavioral therapy programs and with individuals with developmental disabilities in a group-home setting, volunteer with three hospitals in medical-surgical, emergency department, hospice and the ICU

Maria_Naqvi

Maria Naqvi
Contact: mknaqvi@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Ontario, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Fullerton
Undergraduate major: Biology, concentration in Cell Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Neonatal, pediatrics
Languages: Urdu, Hindi, English
Previous clinical experience: Clinical care extender volunteer with rotations in several departments from definitive observatory unit to neonatal intensive care unit, served on leadership team to manage 30 volunteers on floor, emergency department scribe

Rocio_Neale

Rocio Neale
Contact: rneale@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Walnut Creek, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, East Bay
Undergraduate major: Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Health equity, social justice in health care
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Respiratory therapist for multiple hospitals and units, volunteer for RotaCare Concord Mobile Free Health Clinic as medical scribe, intake coordinator and data processing

Jason_Nesler

Jason Nesler
Contact: jenesler@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Augsburg University, Minneapolis
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Pediatrics, oncology, urgent care
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Nursing assistant for nursing home, home care, medical-surgical, physical rehabilitation and pediatric bone marrow transplant departments; volunteer at the Augsburg Central Health Commons in Minneapolis, home health aid and personal assistant for physician

Diem-Chi_Nguyen

Diem-Chi Nguyen
Contact: dchnguyen@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Eastern Michigan University
Undergraduate major: Marketing
Areas of special interest in health care: Oncology
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Corps member with Teach For America in Atlanta and conducted oncology research at The University of Texas-M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas

Linh_Nguyen_72

Linh Nguyen
Contact: lnguyen@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Tigard, Oregon
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Oregon State University
Undergraduate major: Pre-pharmacy
Areas of special interest in health care: Surgery
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Emergency medical technician with primarily non-emergent, interfacility transport in the Portland-Metro area

Patrick_Nguyen

Patrick Nguyen
Contact: pngu@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Francisco, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Irvine
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Cardiology, anesthesiology, urgent care, mental health, emergency medicine, surgery, radiology, interventional radiology, oncology, dermatology
Languages: English, Vietnamese
Previous clinical experience: Circulatory support and anesthesia technician with experience in the operating room, critical care and coronary care; shadow for orthopedic, liver and renal physician assistants

Tiffany_Nguyen

Tiffany Nguyen
Contact: tyqnguyen@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Westminster, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Fullerton
Undergraduate major: Biochemistry
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved populations, family medicine, internal medicine, psychiatry
Languages: English, Vietnamese
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant at podiatry office and family practice, medical scribe at an orthopedic clinic specializing in pain management, pharmacy technician at a clinic pharmacy

Vina_Nguyen

Vina Nguyen
Contact: vnguy@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Rome, Georgia
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Georgia State University
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care
Languages: English, Vietnamese
Previous clinical experience: Volunteer in free clinics and certified nursing assistant at Emory University Hospital on the medical-surgical floor

Rory_Nichols

Rory Nichols
Contact: ranichols@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Jose, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science (2)
Education: San Jose State University, Kaplan University
Undergraduate major: Kinesiology, Health Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine in urban underserved areas
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Combat medic in the U.S. Army for multiple tours overseas, platoon leader for a medical treatment platoon in the Army National Guard (which consists of medics, physician assistants, nurses and physicians), emergency medical technician, volunteer at UC Davis student-run clinics

Christopher_Pacheco

Christopher Pacheco
Contact: cspacheco@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Salinas, California
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of California, Santa Barbara
Undergraduate major: Global Studies, Finance
Areas of special interest in health care: Undecided
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical scribe at an orthopedic clinic

Justin_Palmer

Justin Palmer, M.A.T.
Contact: jpalmer@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Mulkeytown, Illinois
Degree: Master of Science, Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Evansville, Indiana
Undergraduate major: Athletic Training, Exercise and Sports Science
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care, orthopedics
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Outreach athletic training for OrthoArkansas in Little Rock, Arkansas

Michelle Patras

Michelle Patras
Contact: mrpatras@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Elk Grove, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sacramento
Undergraduate major: Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved and minority groups (particularly Pakistani and Indian), women's health
Languages: Punjabi, Hindi
Previous clinical experience: Certified nurse assistant, intern for the Sacramento Coroner’s Office

Jaymie_Pearcy

Jaymie Pearcy
Contact: jdpearcy@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Auburn, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Davis
Undergraduate major: Biological Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Emergency medicine, dermatology, gastroenterology, surgery, veteran’s health
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Army medic in acute care clinic, family practice clinic, field medicine and various inpatient settings; gastrointestinal technician

Jacqueline_Perez

Jacqueline Perez, M.P.H.
Contact: jacperez@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Ramon, California
Degree: Master of Science, Bachelor of Science
Education: California State University, Sonoma
Undergraduate major: Public Health and Kinesiology
Areas of special interest in health care: Dermatology, primary care, women's health, geriatrics, underserved Latino community
Languages: English, Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Worked at Alliant Insurance to produce innovative wellness campaigns and coordinate wellness events; volunteer at Alameda Health Systems and Jewish Community Free Clinic

Tanairi_H_Quezada

Tanairi Quezada
Contact: tquezada@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: New York, New York
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: Temple University
Undergraduate major: Neuroscience, Psychology
Areas of special interest in health care: Underserved, marginalized populations
Languages: Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Orthopedics, primary care, geriatric psychiatry and pain research

"Allison_Chapple

Allison Robertson
Contact: aschapple@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Grass Valley, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of California, Santa Cruz
Undergraduate major: Health Sciences
Areas of special interest in health care: Rural health, pediatrics
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Medical scribe with experience in geriatrics, pediatrics, otolaryngology-HNS, internal medicine, cardiology, orthopedics, general surgery, urgent care and pain management

Kateryna_Sergeev

Kateryna Sergeev
Contact: ksergeev@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: San Deigo, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Education: University of Nevada, Reno
Undergraduate major: General Science, Biology
Areas of special interest in health care: Dermatology, orthopedics
Languages: Russian, English
Previous clinical experience: Physical therapy technician at orthopedic clinic, volunteer at Gentiva Hospice, Renown Regional Medical Center and medical mission in Huancayo, Peru

Kristen_Sharp

Kristen Sharp
Contact: ktsharp@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Education: Fordham University, Bronx
Undergraduate major: Spanish Language, Literature
Areas of special interest in health care: Mental health, LGBTQ care, internal medicine
Languages: English, Spanish
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant in primary care, mental health technician

"Navjit_Shelly

Navjit Shelly
Contact: nshelly@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Fresno, California
Degree: Bachelor of Science and Medicine
Education: Kharkov State Medical University, Ukraine and Government Medical College, Amrisar
Undergraduate major: Medicine
Areas of special interest in health care: Primary care
Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi
Previous clinical experience: Medical assistant and phlebotomist, volunteer for Red Cross immunization projects in India

Jordan_Williams

Jordan Williams
Contact: jdnwilliams@ucdavis.edu

Hometown: Reno, Nevada
Degree: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Education: University of Nevada, Reno
Undergraduate major: Biology, Spanish
Areas of special interest in health care: Surgery
Languages: English
Previous clinical experience: Shadow for an orthopedic surgeon, orderly in a same-day surgery center

Misara Bambao, R.N.

Misara Bambao, R.N.
Contact: msbambao@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Gerontology, oncology and holistic approaches to health

Caitlin Buggy, R.N.

Caitlin Buggy, R.N.
Contact: cabuggy@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Pediatrics and pediatric intensive care unit

Nadia Jaimez Carrasco, R.N.

Nadia Jaimez Carrasco, R.N.
Contact: njaimez@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Obstetrics, labor and delivery and women's health

Christina Danis, R.N.

Christina Danis, R.N.
Contact: cspano@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Critical care — research, education and quality improvement in heart disease and pregnancy

Sherena Edinboro, R.N.

Sherena Edinboro, R.N.
Contact: sedinboro@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Advocacy, health education, best clinical practice, health informatics and improving patient outcomes

Rachel Feldman, R.N.

Rachel Feldman, R.N.
Contact: rfeldman@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Emergency and disaster preparedness

Kimberly Hardy, R.N.

Kimberly Hardy, R.N.
Contact: kahardy@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Emergency nursing

Melissa Johnson-Camacho, R.N.

Melissa Johnson-Camacho, R.N.
Contact: mjohnsoncamacho@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Gut flora and the immune system, oncology and effect of poverty on health

Katherine Jordan, R.N.

Katherine Jordan, R.N.
Contact: ksjordan@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Intensive care unit

Stacy McCarthy, R.N.

Stacy McCarthy, R.N.
Contact: slmccarthy@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Disaster preparedness and response, emergency medical services systems and health care access for non-English speakers

Glenda McDougald, R.N.

Glenda McDougald, R.N.
Contact: gmmcdougald@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Policy change to enable better access to health care for young, first-time mothers or youths emerging from foster care

Stephenee Molson, R.N.

Stephenee Molson, R.N.
Contact: smolson@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Medical surgical nursing

Trudee Murray, R.N.

Trudee Murray, R.N.
Contact: tmmurray@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Mental health and pediatrics

Julia Pasterski, R.N.

Julia Pasterski, R.N.
Contact: jpasterski@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Orthopedics and trauma

Jennifer Prevatt, R.N.

Jennifer Prevatt, R.N.
Contact: japrevatt@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Perioperative nursing and nursing education

Lauren Rountree, R.N.

Lauren Rountree, R.N.
Contact: lmrountree@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Compassion fatigue, moral distress and burnout

Kayla Sheehan, R.N.

Kayla Sheehan, R.N.
Contact: kssheehan@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Neonatal care and education

Susanna Shkrabak, R.N.

Susanna Shkrabak, R.N.
Contact: sshkrabak@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Identifying and bridging health disparities by implementing interventions in minority geriatric populations that face language and socioeconomic barriers in the health care system

Beverly Smiley, R.N.

Beverly Smiley, R.N.
Contact: basmiley@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Nursing quality of care, emergency nursing and nursing leadership

Monica Tabatabai, R.N.

Monica Tabatabai, R.N.
Contact: mdtabatabai@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Management of chronic diseases in adolescents and increasing incidence of cancer diagnoses in young adults

Andrew Tarquinio, R.N.

Andrew Tarquinio, R.N.
Contact: amtarquinio@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Health informatics, interdisciplinary communication and education

Carter Todd, R.N.

Carter Todd, R.N.
Contact: cgtodd@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Registered nursing and pediatric intensive care

Matthew Vega, R.N.

Matthew Vega, R.N.
Contact: mevega@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Mental health and LGBTQ care

Maribel Vera, R.N.

Maribel Vera, R.N.
Contact: mavera@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Neonatal research, health care disparities and cultural awareness

Christie Williams, R.N.

Christie Williams, R.N.
Contact: cauwilliams@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Cardiac medicine, palliative care and organ donation

Amy Wolfley, R.N.

Amy Wolfley, R.N.
Contact: anwolfley@ucdavis.edu

Research area of interest: Emergency medicine