Director, Pediatrics Leadership for the Underserved Residency Program, Associate Professor, Associate Residency Program Director, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco
Jyothi Nagraj Marbin is a pediatrician at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, where she works in the Primary Care and Asthma Clinics. She is the Director of the Pediatrics Leadership for the Underserved Residency Program at UCSF, and an Associate Residency Program Director for Pediatrics. She is also the Principal Investigator on the CEASE (Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure) California project, funded by First 5 California, through which she helps to teach pediatricians across the state of CA how to help parents quit smoking. She is also a member of the Executive Committee for the Section on Tobacco Control at the American Academy of Pediatrics, and has given a number of talk on reducing SHSE in children, most recently as an AAP Visiting Lecturer at the Guam Regional Medical Center in Guam. Her research interests focus on the impact of tobacco on vulnerable populations, asthma, and using technology to help improve health of urban teens. She did her undergraduate work at Brown University, where she received a BA in Health & Society. She then spent five years working with City Year, an international youth service organization, eventually serving as the Executive Director of City Year Rhode Island. Following her work at City Year, Jyothi returned to Brown University where she received her MD. During medical school, she founded and directed the Rhode Island Family Advocacy Program, now known as the RI Medical Legal Partnership, which brings lawyers and doctors together to help address policy issues impacting the health of urban children. Jyothi completed her residency in pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco in the PLUS program.