Christina Rios

Project Coordinator

Christina Rios is a Project Coordinator at the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations(CVP). She has an MPH in international health and MSW in macro practice from Boston University, and a BA in Psychology and Social Behavior from UC Irvine. She is bilingual, bicultural and has previous experience in research, evaluation, and program support for health and social welfare programs. Past work includes workforce development, adolescent health, substance abuse and HIV prevention, immigration services, mental health and community wellness. Additionally, she has collaborated with colleagues from Boston University in development and evaluation of community health worker (CHW) programs in Haiti and Kenya. Christina has a broad array of interests, including the prevention of chronic diseases, adolescent development, use of social media and ehealth/mhealth tools to promote health and racial equity. Christina supports and manages facets of the STAR MAMA, ESL work on the ECHO Core, and the SF BUILD project in partnership with San Francisco State University.