Andrea Chirino, M.S.
Andrea Fernanda Chirino is a Health Educator for the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity. Andrea started her academic career by attending Cerritos College, and then transferred to California State University, Long Beach for her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with an emphasis in Community Health. As an undergraduate student, Andrea worked as a Research Assistant in a psychology research lab. Additionally, Andrea volunteered at CSULB’s student health center educating students on intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS, and the dangers of tobacco and vaping. She then attended Chapman University for graduate school and received her Master of Science in Health and Strategic Communication. As a graduate student, Andrea studied racial bias in the medical field.
At the Center, Andrea helps drafts materials for the community on various topics ranging from tobacco prevention, colorectal cancer awareness and alcohol’s health impacts. She also conducts community outreach at various community health fairs and gives presentations to promotore/as.