Sophia Hocini, MPH, is a Field Researcher at the UCSF Global Health Group's Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI). As a member of the vector control team, Sophia provides project management, operations, and logistical support to the team.
Sophia previously worked as Program Coordinator for the People with Disabilities Foundation and as Research Director for Drug Strategies, a non-profit research institute that promotes more effective drug abuse prevention. Prior to these roles, Sophia was a research assistant at the UCLA School of Public Health on a study on monkeypox.
Sophia has an MPH from the UCLA School of Public Health and a BA in Integrative Biology from the University of California, Berkeley.