Alexis works with CCI leadership, external consultants, grantees, and other partners to carry out the strategy and goals of CCI’s PHASE, Transformation Accelerator, and Telehealth programs. With more 10 years experience in community health programs, Alexis has a particular interest in health equity.
Before joining CCI, Alexis was the senior manager of organizational learning and sustainability at Health Outreach Partners, where she helped launch a new initiative to address transportation barriers to care. Alexis also spent four years coordinating a teen pregnancy prevention program that developed the leadership of young women by utilizing popular education methods and a peer health education model. Alexis worked for California’s STD Control Branch to develop youth- friendliness assessment tools for clinics. For more than 8 years, Alexis volunteered at the Berkeley Free Clinic providing client-centered HIV Test Counseling and designing, implementing, and evaluating the training of new volunteers.
Alexis earned her bachelor’s degree in ethnic studies from the University of California, Berkeley and a master’s degree in public health from San Jose State University. Alexis has been a teaching associate for health communication and technology and a lecturer for health issues in a multicultural society at San Jose State University. During her free time, Alexis enjoys spending time outdoors, doing DIY projects, and training in Capoeira.