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

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.

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SF BUILD Core Team at UCSF

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


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


Carmen Domingo

Kala Mehta

Core Leader, Student Training

Associate Professor of Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

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


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