Stephanie Tache, MD

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Stephanie Tache, MD

Dr. Stephanie Taché is an assistant professor at UCSF in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and is affiliated to UCSF Global Health Sciences as one of the course co-directors for the new Masters in Global Health. She received her medical degree from UCLA, her masters in public health in population and international health from Harvard University and carried out her residency in the UCSF Department of Family and Community Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital. She did a fellowship in Health Services Research at UCSF and spent two years working and living in Tanzania at the Health Systems Strengthening Officer for UCSF’s Global Health Sciences. Her research interests include the health workforce, primary care systems strengthening, the HIV epidemic in Africa and published several articles related to academic capacity building to address the workforce shortage in Africa. She has obtained funding from the Center for Disease Control to work on projects in Tanzania and Rwanda and was awarded the New Investigator in Global Health by the Global Health Council in 2007. Her clinical practice is based at the San Francisco General Hospital Urgent Care Center focusing on the urban underserved. She is interested in integrative medicine as a sustainable approach to treating chronic diseases.