Elizabeth Macias Rojo

Program Manager, Cultural Humility and Vaccines Communications

Elizabeth Rojo is a Program Manager for the Pandemic Initiative for Equity and Action (UPIEA) working on COVID-19 related efforts. In particular, she works with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and several Community Based Organizations on the creation of a Cultural Humility Module for Case Investigators/Contact Tracers as well as the expansion of Communities of Practice across the State. Prior to COVID-19, she worked in global health and research areas that include: HIV, Emergency Medicine, Global Health Education, and Minority Aging. Her educational background is in International Relations (MSc) from IE School of International Relations in Madrid where her thesis focused on women’s issues in Ghana per the Millennium Development Goals. She has special research interest in infectious diseases and implementation science, and has worked internationally developing and growing projects in places like Mexico, Tanzania, Ghana, and the US.  Elizabeth is also fluent in Spanish, intermediate in French and beginner in Swahili.

Publications: 

The first Tanzanian Conference on Emergency Medicine.

African journal of emergency medicine : Revue africaine de la medecine d'urgence

Sawe HR, Rojo EM, Obogo M, Mfinanga JA, Kulola I, George U, Mwafongo VG