Stephanie Huerta Alvarez, BS
Academic Program Coordinator
Stephanie Huerta Alvarez has been an Academic Program Coordinator with UCSF Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research (LaCMER) since 2016. She currently coordinates the Junior Doctor’s Academy (JDA) and Doctor’s Academy (DA) programs at various sites. Stephanie is an alumnus of Caruthers High School and was part of the first Doctors Academy cohort at the site. As a first generation college student, she graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Biology with a minor in Latin American and Latino Studies. Stephanie’s experience is in public health, university admissions, managed care, and working with youth and young adults from underserved communities makes her a wealth of knowledge in her role as a Coordinator. She is currently completing her Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in Community Health at University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health.
Her interests include improving health equity in rural communities, increasing educational attainment in minority groups, and increasing the health care workforce diversity in the Central San Joaquin Valley. She enjoys helping students explore their health career pathway, learn about health disparities, and guiding students to new educational opportunities through her connections in higher education.
She has two young daughters and a husband who is also an alumni of the Doctors Academy. She enjoys spending her free time crafting, organizing her new house, catching up on sleep, and traveling on weekends for club soccer games with her oldest daughter.”
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