2nd Annual Colloquium on Population Health & Health Equity: Immigrant Health

October 23, 2019
9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall, Mission Bay Campus

Program and Recordings

Program Documents

Colloquium Recordings

Morning Session


  • Kirsten Bibbens-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, Vice-Dean for Population Health and Health Equity, School of Medicine, UCSF

Longstanding Challenges and Opportunities for Immigrant Health

  • Coleen Kivlahan, MD, MSPH, UCSF, Moderator
  • Jacqueline Torres, PhD, MPH, UCSF
  • Alicia Fernández, MD, UCSF
  • Janice Tsoh, PhD, UCSF
  • William Martinez, PhD, UCSF

Immigrant Health Research Priorities: Directions and Opportunities from the NIH

  • Eliseo Pérez-Stable, MD, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

The Current Crisis in Immigrant and Refugee Health

  • Jaime Sepúlveda, MD, DSc, MPH, UCSF, Moderator
  • Fatima Karaki, MD, UCSF
  • George W. Rutherford, MD, UCSF
  • Raul Gutierrez, MD, MPH, UCSF
  • Zarin Noor, MD, MPH, UCSF

Afternoon Session

Changing the Future of Immigrant Integration through a Data, Narrative, and Action (DNA) Framework

  • Karthick Ramakrishnan, PhD, University of California, Riverside

Amplifying Ongoing Community-Based, Legal, and Policy in Immigrant Health

  • Roberto Ariel Vargas, MPH, UCSF, Moderator
  • Lariza Dugan-Cuadra, BA, Central American Resource Center
  • Estela R. García, DMH, Instituto Familiar de la Raza
  • Carolina Martin Ramos, Esq., Centro Legal de la Raza
  • Alberto Perez-Rendon, MD, MPH, Asociacion Mayab
  • Kate Wood, LCSW, MPH, International Rescue Committee

The Role of a University and Academic Medical Center in Improving Immigrant Health

  • Sandra Hernández, MD, California Health Care Foundation, Moderator
  • Alicia Fernández, MD, UCSF
  • Daniel Lowenstein, MD, UCSF
  • Sayoni Maitra, Esq., Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, UC Hastings College of the Law
  • Tung Nguyen, MD, UCSF
  • Liliana Osorio, MPH, University of California, Berkeley

Closing Remarks

  • Robert A. Hiatt, MD, PhD