The intent of the Community Advisory Board is to provide guidance and input to strengthen Stanford School of Medicine’s efforts to conduct research that is responsive to our region’s priorities, needs, and strengths. 

Representation at National Gatherings

Public Health

Tamarra Jones, DrPH

Public Health Equity Officer, Health Policy and Planning Manager

San Mateo County Health: Public Health, Policy & Planning

Christopher Hoover, 

Director of Research and Evaluation

Santa Clara County Public Health Department

Federally Qualified Health Centers

Priscilla Romero, MPH, MPP

Manager for Medical Staff/Provider Relations

San Mateo Medical Center

Vivian Levy


San Mateo Medical Center

Sonya Tetnowski

Chief Executive Officer

Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley

Health Plan Payors

Mike Gonzalez, MPA

Executive Family Health & Strategies

First 5 Santa Clara County

Community-Based Organizations

Saul Ramos

Co-Executive Director

Somos Mayfair

Dolores Moorehead

Community Engagement Director & Client Support Clinician

Women's Cancer Resource Center

Vosa Cavu-Litman

Director of Partnerships

The Primary School

Patient/Research Participant Advocates

Joan Venticinque

Patient Advocate

Stanford Cancer Center Scientific Review Committee

Ramon Ramirez

Participant Advocate

PRIDEnet Participant Advisory Committee

Kim Hing

Patient Advocate

IDD Transform Advisory Board

Patrice Chamberlain

Participant Advocate

Food for Health Equity Community Advisory Board

Yadira DiSiena

Patient Advocate

Speech Goals Speech Therapy Inc.

Kathleen Orrico



Jeffrey Urman

Adjunct Clinical Professor

Stanford University