Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Alicia Martinez-Vargas is a Health Educator for Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, with expertise in community health education, community collaboration, and program planning and implementation. Alicia’s work includes collaboration with communitybased organizations and community members to address environmental, social, and systemic factors affecting educational attainment of youth, developing and implementing lead contamination and prevention programs, and chronic disease education. Prior to her current role Alicia was a Public Health Investigator for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, where she implemented public health prevention programs through disease investigation and prevention methods, primarily among youth, Latinx, and LGBTQ communities. Alicia received her master’s in public health with an emphasis in Community Health Education from San Jose State University and her bachelor’s in biotechnology from California State Polytechnic Pomona.