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Our Team

Michael A. Rodriguez, MD, MPH
Founding Director
Dr. Michael A. Rodriguez is professor and vice chair in the Department of Family Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health, founding director of the UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America, founding chair of the UCLA Global Health Minor, and medical director for innovative research at the AltaMed Institute for Health Equity. He also serves as: principal investigator of the CBRE Shared Advantage Research Initiative; co-chair of the UC-Mexico Initiative’s Violence Prevention Subgroup dedicated to preventing youth violence across borders; co-chair of the emerging Migration and Health online course; and co-director of UCLA Campus Activity for the UC Firearm Violence Prevention Center. 

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Jessica Barnette, MPH
Program Manager

Lori Bowman
Operations Officer

Andrea Leiva
Project Manager, Health Equity in the Americas

Anne M. Dubois, MWC, Fellow PRSA
Senior Consultant
Dubois Betourné & Associates, LLC

Student Workers
Daniela Henao
Cory Mengual- Graduate Student
Saul Pelayo-Brambila
Kathya Rodriguez
Derek Slama

Faculty and Staff

Brian Cole, DrPH, MPH
Co-Investigator, CBRE Research Effort
Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Magali Delmas, PhD
Co-Investigator, CBRE Research Effort
Professor of Management, UCLA Institute of the Environment and UCLA Anderson School of Management

Moira Inkelas, PhD, MPH
Co-Investigator, AltaMed Institute for Health Equity Research
Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

James Macinko, PhD, MA
Co-Investigator, AltaMed Institute for Health Equity Research
Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences and Department of Health Policy Management


Contact Us

UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America
Ueberroth Olympic Building, Suite 2120
10945 Le Conte Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90095

Tel: 310.794.0394
Fax: 310.794.6097

Office Hours

Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm