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Elizabeth Yzquierdo

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Departments

DepartmentsType of Faculty
Community Health SciencesPart Time
Contact Information
Phone: 
310-825-5516

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
650 Charles E. Young DR S | A1-269 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Areas of Interest: 
  • Higher Education
  • Recruitment and retention of underrepresented students in health professions

Dr. Yzquierdo has worked for over 16 years to identify, support, recruit and retain promising individuals who came from educational and economically disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue careers in the health professions. As former director of Diversity Inclusion and Outreach at the David Geffen School of Medicine and as a director of health professions advising she served on numerous advisory boards and admissions committees to develop support programs to facilitate the entry of students into health professions. She has overseen various pipeline programs and institutionalized practices at various educational institutions that have assisted in guiding students from disadvantaged backgrounds through the educational pipeline into the health professions.

Education: 
EdD UCLA Graduation School of Education and Informational Students
MPH California State University Northridge
Equity Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Committee Participation: 

EPCC

Student Affairs

Dean’s Council

Equity Diversity and Inclusion Committee