Lindsay Rice

Lindsay Rice is the Director of Undergraduate Experiential Learning at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. In this position, she will build the School’s capacity to facilitate undergraduate community-based learning experiences. She will also lead the development and execution of the capstone experience required for all undergraduate majors. Previously, she directed several public health workforce development projects, including the UCLA Public Health Scholars Training Program, the UC-HBCU Initiative, and the California Pathways into Public Health Program (Cal-PPH), and served most recently as the Director of Pathways Programs in the Department of Community Health Sciences. In these roles, Lindsay has worked with hundreds of community partners and undergraduate students to shape meaningful experiential learning opportunities, identify internships, support the development of work plans, and bring public health practitioners into the classroom. Before overseeing these large-scale training initiatives, Lindsay was a project manager for several community and school engaged research studies related to physical activity and nutrition. Lindsay started her career at UCLA in 2011 at Mattel Children’s Hospital, working on community outreach and telehealth development. Prior to joining UCLA, she worked at KidTribe supporting Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign, providing professional development training for teachers in Los Angeles Unified School District. At the Youth Leadership Institute in San Francisco, Lindsay worked with high school students on addressing health disparities through community and civic engagement. Lindsay was born and raised in Los Angeles and was the first in her family to go to college. She completed her undergraduate studies in Sociology at University of California, Santa Barbara and her Master’s degree in Social Work with a focus on youth development and global health at Boston College, completing her practicum in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Lindsay has an unwavering commitment to health equity and social justice. 


  • MSW, Social Work, Boston College, Boston, MA
  • BA, Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA