Erika Linden is the Program Coordinator for the Graduate Division. Before joining UC Hastings, Erika worked as a health educator and weight loss program assistant at Kaiser Permanente. Prior to Kaiser she worked at Pacific Fertility Center as a fertility educator and patient coordinator. She earned her Master of Public Health from San Francisco State University, where she focused on community health education and the connection between environmental toxins and reproductive health. Erika earned her bachelor’s degree from Scripps College where she studied medical anthropology and international development in a self-designed concentration. She spent a semester studying community based development work in Uganda and enjoying the many wonderful travel opportunities available in East Africa. Her love of international travel was sparked by three summers as a teenager spent volunteering in the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua. In her free time Erika likes to practice her photography skills and take urban hikes exploring the beautiful hills of San Francisco.