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Kimberly Uyeda, MD, MPH Director, Student Medical Services & Community Partnerships/Medi-Cal Programs, L.A. Unified School District

Dr. Kimberly Uyeda directs service delivery to underserved populations through innovative school-community partnerships. She oversees health providers (doctors, nurses, optometrists) who provide direct medical services such as school entry exams, immunizations, assessment for special education, and other types of specialty care. She serves as the Principal Investigator of the Merck Childhood Asthma Network-sponsored asthma program in LAUSD, and is co-investigator on the UCLA/RAND Healthy Adolescent Living Study, which focuses on obesity prevention in middle school youth.

 

She is a volunteer Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UCLA. After graduating from medical school at UC San Diego, she completed her internship and residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Pediatrics. She earned a master’s degree in Community Health Sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

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