Physician leader brings over two decades of experience as organization continues its expansion across Bay Area.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., March 13, 2023 — Marin City Health and Wellness Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) dedicated to providing innovative health and wellness services to all, with the goal of African American Health Equity, is pleased to announce the appointment of Anita Juvvadi, M.D., as its new Chief Medical Officer.
Dr. Juvvadi, a pediatrician by training, brings over 24 years of experience to MCHWC and previously held the role of Medical Director at Bay Area Community Health in Gilroy, California. In 2001 Dr. Juvvadi founded a private practice, which was later acquired by Stanford Medical Center. She continued as the director of her clinic while also serving as the Medical Director for Stanford Medical Center’s pediatric urgent care clinic.
“We’re extremely excited to have Dr. Juvvadi join the Marin City Health and Wellness team,” said Harold Wallace, Chief Executive Officer of MCHWC. “Her wealth of experience as a leader, combined with her expertise in the areas of health and nutrition, adolescent medicine, and developmental and behavioral pediatrics, will continue the clinical excellence our patients and community deserve.”
Nancy Johnson, Chair of the Board of Directors at MCHWC, highlighted Dr. Juvvadi’s appointment as a key component of the organization’s current expansion efforts.
“We share the excitement of Dr. Juvvadi’s arrival and eagerly anticipate working with her as we move forward with our expansion projects in Marin City and San Rafael,” said Johnson. “Looking ahead, we recognize the impact Dr. Juvvadi’s contributions will have on our patients and community as the first pediatric specialist in our organization’s history.”
Dr. Juvvadi is excited to bring her public service commitment to MCHWC. “I am grateful for the opportunity to be part of an organization with such a rich history of serving the community,” she said. “I look forward to doing all I can toward making Marin City Health and Wellness Center a healthcare home for all those in need of high-quality care services.”
Dr. Juvvadi received her medical training at Gandhi Medical College in India and completed both her post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric radiology and her pediatric residency at the University of California, San Francisco. Additionally, Dr. Juvvadi completed a transitional internship at Framingham Union Hospital in Boston and has been active with an NGO in southern rural Ethiopia for several years.
Dr. Juvvadi began her role as Chief Medical Officer on March 1.
About Marin City Health and Wellness Center
Marin City Health and Wellness Center is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit FQHC headquartered in San Rafael. There are three locations throughout the Bay Area, including the Marin City Clinic in Marin City, The Bayview Clinic at the Arthur H. Coleman Medical Center in San Francisco, and a women’s health center in San Rafael scheduled to open this spring.