Angela Echiverri, MD, MPH
Angela Echiverri was raised in Inglewood, CA, where her spirit of advocacy originated from witnessing her parents’ sacrifices as Filipino immigrants. She is a family medicine physician and National Health Service Corps Scholar at North Richmond Center for Health, and a faculty member of the Contra Costa Family Medicine Residency Program.
She has worked on addressing health inequities in urban underserved communities in various capacities, including developing pediatric literacy programs at the Venice Family Clinic, conducting research on African American health disparities at Charles Drew University, creating policy briefs and building coalitions around health workforce diversity at The Greenlining Institute and the California Health Professions Consortium, and developing pipeline programs and mentoring youth interested in health careers. She completed her undergraduate studies at UCLA with a double major in Latin American Studies and Psychobiology.
Angela holds a Master of Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins University focused on social behavioral sciences with a specialization in health inequities. She is a proud alumnus of the UCSF School of Medicine’s Program in Medical Education for the Urban Underserved (PRIME-US), and completed her residency training in Family and Community Medicine at UCSF San Francisco General Hospital. Overall, these experiences have united her passion for community health and social justice, and have strengthened her commitment to health equity for urban underserved communities.