Speaker Profile

M.D., MPH, Assistant Professor, UCSF

Dr. Carina Marquez is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG) and the Associate Director for Equity in the UCSF Center for AIDS Research. Her research focuses on elucidating TB transmission dynamics in East Africa and developing interventions to improve the TB care continuum. In addition to TB research, her research also focuses on COVID-19 epidemiology in Latinx communities and interventions to reduce disparities. She is a lead investigator in Unidos en Salud, a community-academic partnership between UCSF and the San Francisco Latino Task-COVID 19. She is also the co-PD on a NIH funded RADx-UP initiative to increase uptake of COVID-19 testing in Latinx communities in Merced County and in the Canal District in Marin County. She is also an ID and HIV specialist and directs the SALUD clinic, a clinic within the Positive Health Practice "Ward 86" at ZSFG, that is dedicated to providing multidisciplinary care to LatinX patients with HIV.