Ivy Diaz, MPH, CHES
Project Coordinator II, USC UCEDD
Project Coordinator Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic
Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training
Ivy Diaz is a certified health education specialist, earned a BA in Human Biology from Stanford University and a Masters in Public Health with an emphasis in Community Health Sciences from UCLA. She is fluent in Spanish. Prior to her position at the UCEDD, she worked as a Community Wellness Coordinator for a childhood obesity prevention grant at one of the largest Federally Qualified Health Centers in Los Angeles. Ivy’s work at the UCEDD focuses on assisting with the management of the UCEDD grant, and assisting with specific initiatives—a current one for the USC UCEDD is helping minority community groups to participate in public meetings on Purchase of Service Disparities in Regional Centers. For the D&I TAP, she is working with Georgetown to apply the vetting criteria to training curricula and resources in the AUCD Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit.