Steering Committee

The Steering Committee consists of faculty from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HumSci), students from the graduate programs in History and Medical Anthropology and the medical school. All students, faculty, and healthcare professionals affiliated with UCSF are welcome to join.

If you are interested in joining a Working Group, please fill out this form to indicate your interest and we will be in touch shortly.

Current Steering Committee Members

  • Aimee Medeiros, PhD, Assistant Professor, History of Health Sciences
  • Alejandra Rincon, PhD, Chief of Staff in the UCSF Office of Diversity and Outreach
  • Bri Matusovsky, PhD Candidate, Medical Anthropology
  • Clair Dunne, MPA, Health Professional Education Specialist, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • Jay Zussman, MD-PhD Student, Medical Scientist Training Program
  • Norlissa Cooper, Post-doctoral Scholar, REPAIR Project, School of Nursing Affiliate
  • Reelaviolette Botts-Ward, Post-Doctoral Scholar, REPAIR Project, Graduate Division Affiliate


Former Steering Committee Members

  • Antoine Johnson, PhD Candidate, History of Health Sciences (2020-2021)
  • Aude Bouagnon, PhD, MD Candidate (2020-2021)
  • Alexzandria Simon, MA, PhD Student, History of Health Sciences (2021)
  • Carlos Martinez, MPH, PhD Candidate, Medical Anthropology (2020-2021)
  • Ian Whitmarsh, PhD, Associate Professor, Medical Anthropology (2020-2021)
  • Jaleel Plummer, PhD Student, Medical Anthropology (2021)
  • Joey Lew, MFA, MD Candidate (2020)
  • Kara Zamora, MA, PhD Candidate, Medical Anthropology (2020-2021)
  • Liz Dzeng, MD, MPH, PhD, Assistant Professor, Medicine (2021-2022)
  • Lina Khoeur, Medical Student, School of Medicine (2020-2022)
  • Lorraine Pereira, Research Assistant, UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine (2021-2022)
  • Kelly Knight, Professor, Medical Anthropology (2021-2022)
  • Nadia Gaber, PhD, MD Student, Medical Scientist Training Program (2020-2022)
  • Vincanne Adams, PhD, Professor, Medical Anthropology (2020-2023)