Bixby Profiles


Meet Dr. Alison El Ayadi, researcher taking on female genital fistula

UCSF Bixby Center
Seeing the importance of pregnancy and birth in women's lives led Dr. Alison El Ayadi to her groundbreaking work on exploring the continuum of care for obstetric complications, focused specifically on helping women return to normal lives after fistula repair.

Meet Dr. Dominika Seidman, clinical researcher confronting complex problems

UCSF Bixby Center
An Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Dr. Dominika Seidman combines her work caring for patients with research to create big-picture change.

Meet Tim Vincent, capacity builder tackling health inequities

UCSF Bixby Center
Tim has over 25 years of experience working in healthcare for people living with HIV. At CAPTC, he trains social workers, nurses, health educators and providers around the country.

Meet Dr. Biftu Mengesha, fierce advocate for reproductive justice

UCSF Bixby Center
A revelatory experience as a medical student in a maternal-child hospital ward set Dr. Biftu Mengesha on the path to providing compassionate, patient-centered care as an Assistant Professor in the Bixby Center