Jenna Alarcon, M.P.H., C.H.E.S.
Jenna Alarcon is the Project Coordinator for the Colorectal Polyp Surveillance study to improve colorectal cancer surveillance at UCLA Health. She graduated from UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health with an MPH in Community Health Sciences. Prior to working at UCLA Jonsson Cancer Comprehension Center, she worked at the Center of Culture, Trauma and Mental Health Disparities under Dr. Gail Wyatt on various HIV and HIV prevention projects.
Jenna grew up in Los Angeles and received a B.S. in Public Health at Cal State Dominguez Hills. Prior to UCLA, she worked as a study coordinator in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, testing patients for MRSA for their Project CLEAR study. Jenna has interests in reproductive health and healthcare promotion and education. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, riding bikes, and exploring new places with family.