SF BUILD Lead Team

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SF BUILD Principal Investigators

Leticia Marquez-Magana

Leticia Márquez-Magaña

  • SF BUILD Lead Principal Investigator and Core Leader, Institutional Development Core
  • Professor of Biology
  • Director of the Health Equity Research Lab

For questions related to research and curricular development activities, please contact Leticia.

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo

  • SF BUILD Principal Investigator at UCSF
  • Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics
  • Director of Center for Vulnerable Populations at UCSF

For questions related to the UCSF partnership with SF BUILD, please contact Kirsten.

Mica Estrada 

  • SF BUILD Multiple PI
  • Assistant Professor, UCSF
  • Core Leader, Evaluations Team

SF BUILD Core Team at SF State

Teaster Baird







Teaster Baird

  • Core Leader, Student Training
  • Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Director of Baird Lab at SF State

For questions related to SF BUILD student scholars, please contact Teaster.


Carmen Domingo






Cathy Samayoa

  • Core Leader, Student Training

For questions related to student training activities, please contact Cathy.

Alegra Eroy-Reveles







Alegra Eroy-Reveles

  • SF BUILD Curriculum Development Specialist
  • Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

For questions related to SF BUILD curriculum, please contact Alegra.

SF BUILD Core Team at UCSF

Esteban Burchard

Esteban Burchard

  • SF BUILD Post-baccalaureate Research Experiences
  • Professor of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences and of Medicine
  • Director of the Center for Genes, Environment, and Health 

For questions related to Post-baccalaureate Research Experiences, please contact Esteban

Peter Chin-Hong

Peter Chin-Hong

  • Core Leader,  Student Training
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director of Pathways to Discovery Program in Clinical & Translational Research

For questions related to student training at UCSF, please contact Peter

Alicia Fernandez

Alicia Fernandez 

  • Core Leader, Research Enrichment
  • Professor of Clinical Medicine

For questions related to faculty development at UCSF, please contact Alicia

Maria Glymour

  • SF BUILD Faculty Mentor
  • Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics 

For questions related to faculty mentoring at UCSF, please contact Maria

Robert Hiatt

Robert A. Hiatt

  • Core Leader, Institutional Development
  • Professor and Chair of Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics 
  • Director of Population Science 
  • Associate Director of UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center 

For questions related to research and curricular development activities at UCSF, please contact Robert




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