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LaSA hosts Dr. Carrie L. Byington

Dr. Carrie L. Byington, Executive Vice President and Head of University of California Health (UCH)

On Thursday, Oct. 29, the Latin American Staff Association (LaSA) will host a charla con café (coffee chat) with Dr. Carrie L. Byington, executive vice president and head of University of California Health (UCH), a recognized leader in academic medicine.

Dr. Byington is an academic physician-scientist. Her research spans the translational spectrum and has focused primarily on bacterial and viral respiratory pathogens in children and identifying pathogens with pandemic potential. Dr. Byington joined UCH after holding significant leadership roles at the Texas A&M University System and the University of Utah.

As the first Mexican-American woman in the U.S. to have served in a number of leadership roles in academic medicine, she emphasizes inclusion as a prerequisite for organizational excellence.

During the charla con café, Dr. Byington will share her background, path to leadership and inspiring approach to the challenges she’s faced. Download an event flyer.

To learn more about Dr. Byington, read her 10-Second Bio and UCnetwork Staff Snapshot.

Join us

What: Charla con Café with Dr. Carrie L. Byington

When: Thursday, Oct. 29, 9-9:50 a.m.


  • Meeting ID: 973 9902 4226
  • Passcode: 625953

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