Committee Appointments

  • 2002–2003 Graduate Medical Education Committee, Stanford University Medical Center
  • 2003–2004 Post-Doctoral Education Committee, Stanford University Medical Center
  • 2004–2005 Liaison Committee on Medical Education Task Force, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • 2004–2007 board of directors, San Francisco Urban Service Project
  • 2005–2009 Citizen's Committee for Community Development (Appt by: Mayor Gavin Newsom)
  • 2008–2013 Asthma Resource Council, board of directors
  • 2011—present American Academy of Pediatrics' The Resilience Project
  • 2012—present California Health and Human Services Agency' Jerry Brown' Let's Get Healthy California Task Force, Expert Advisor
  • 2013—present Advisory Council Member, Too Small To Fail Initiative

Awards

  • 1998, African American Leadership Council Award in Special Recognition of Participation in Promoting Excellence in Student Leadership
  • 1999, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
  • 2001, Gabriel Smilkstein Memorial Award for Outstanding Commitment to Humanitarian and Community Concerns and/or Service to the Medically Needy, UCDSOM
  • 2006, Certificate of Honor, Board of Supervisors, City and County of San Francisco (Women Builders of Communities and Dreams)
  • 2007, Tipping Point Award, Tipping Point Community
  • 2008, Certificate of Honor, Board of Supervisors, City and County of San Francisco
  • 2009, Wishes for Wellness Honoree, California Pacific Medical Center Foundation
  • 2010Florence Crittenton Award for Service to San Francisco’s Children and Their Families
  • 2011, Bank of America Neighborhood Excellence Initiative Award
  •  2011, "Hot 20 Under 40," 7x7 SF Magazine
  •  2011, Community Person of the Year, National Council of Negro Women
  • 2013, Humanism in Medicine award, Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • 2013, KQED Black History Month Local Heroes Award
  • 2014, Leadership award, James Irvine Foundation

Selected works