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Lindsay Rice, MSW

Assistant Director
Office Location: 
26-071 CHS

Lindsay Rice is the Assistant Director for the UCLA Public Health Scholars Training Program at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. Lindsay spent five years working as a project manager for several community and school engaged research studies at the Fielding School of Public Health before dedicating her time to the undergraduate training program. She has experience in community organizing, program design, implementation, and evaluation in both the university and nonprofit settings. Lindsay started her career at UCLA in the Department of Pediatrics, working on community outreach and communications. Prior to joining UCLA, she worked with an organization dedicated to providing professional development training for teachers in Los Angeles Unified School District. This included leading trainings related to the arts, nutrition, and physical activity. At the Youth Leadership Institute in San Francisco, Lindsay worked with high school students on community and civic engagement, developing campaigns to remove vending machines from schools and spreading awareness around the cancer-causing ingredients in beauty products. Lindsay is a Los Angeles native and the first in her family to go to college.  Lindsay 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 from Boston College.  Lindsay has an unwavering commitment to health equity and social justice.  She is a confident mentor with a passion for supporting young people as they explore their educational and career opportunities.