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J. Marcos Garcilazo Figueroa, BS

Core Assistant, Administrative Core


Marcos Garcilazo Figueroa, BS, is a Core Assistant. He helps manage Dr. Shoptaw’s schedule and provides support to the Administrative Core as needed to maintain day-to-day operations of the Center. Marcos graduated from UC Davis with a degree in Community and Regional Development with a focus on social services and health policies. Before joining CHIPTS, Marcos was involved in several health education and risk reduction programs within his home county and worked to bring culturally sensitive HIV and STI education to monolingual communities throughout Sonoma County. Additionally, Marcos provides consulting services to organizations engaged in harm reduction efforts.