Dr. Maryam Davodi-Far, DPA
- Dr. Maryam Davodi-Far, DPA
- Assistant Professor
Maryam completed her doctoral work at the University of La Verne with an emphasis in health care administration. She has a Master's degree in healthcare administration from National University and a Bachelors degree in Anthropology from the University of California in San Diego entering college at age 15. She holds a certificate in Non-Profit Management from Chapman University. She is trained as a volunteer mediator through the San Diego Mediation Center. She has served as a chief executive officer for a community clinic in San Diego. Maryam is currently the Executive Director and Founder of the Cancer Coping Center and Swap with a Purpose. She has won numerous awards including: 10 News Leadership Award, 40 under 40, Stay Classy Awards, Molina Healthcare Award, Women Who Move the City Award, and recently a Professoriate Award at National University among many others.
Her professional experiences include providing leadership in managing diverse programs and services, collaborating with other nonprofit and for profit agencies, community organizations, businesses and private citizens for the last 15 years. She lives her husband, two little boys, Jet and Taj and mom and brother in Carmel Valley. In her spare times, she enjoys cooking, baking (she is trained as a chef through the San Diego Culinary Institute) and family pic nicks at the beach. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org as she is delighted to serve as the new Director of the Center for Cultural and Ethnic Studies!