Elizabeth Yzquierdo, MPH, EdD

Position Title
Associate Dean of Student Affairs
Bio

Advocating and facilitating the professional, academic success and graduation of students into the health professions is a passion for Dr. Liz. She considers the work a privilege and honor to have worked with diverse students, staff and faculty, in public and private institutions of higher learning to increase the diversity of our healthcare workforce. Understanding the unique preparation and support students need to successfully matriculate through their areas of study, she is dedicated to informing and preparing undergraduate and graduate students in become health professional leaders.

At the UCLA School of Nursing she collaboratively leads and coordinates several units that support, provide and promote student access, retention, degree completion and career development for the school. These units include Student Affairs, Recruitment, Outreach & Admissions and Financial Services. Yzquierdo is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Education

2011 Doctorate of Education (EdD), Educational Leadership
University of California, Los Angeles
1997 Master of Public Health, Community Health
California State University Northridge
1993 Bachelor of Arts, Sociology
University of California, Santa Barbara

Professional Experience

(Selection)

2021-2022

Dean Undergraduate and Graduate Studies
Charles R. Drew University and Medicine and Science

2020-2021

Associate Dean, Student Affairs
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

2016-2020

Assistant Dean, Student Affairs
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

2018-present

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

2018-2019

Instructor, Educational Leadership Program (ELP)
UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies

2014-2016

Part-Time Faculty
Loyola Marymount University

2013-2016

Director of Student Engagement
Loyola Marymount University

2013-2016

Consultant
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

2011-2013

Assistant Professor, Adjunct Department of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Professional Service

(Selection)

2019-2021

Admissions Committee Member MPH program
Community Health Sciences Department
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

2019-2021

UCLA Hispanic Serving Institution Task Force
UCLA

2019-present

UCLA PRIME, Interviewer
David Geffen School of Medicine

2018-2020

UC Health Diversity and Inclusion Task Force Member
University of California Office of the President, Sacramento CA

 

Affiliation