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Meet the Team


Alexa Azuara, BS | Program Director 

(Administrative & Finance Officer 2018)

Alexa Azuara, BS, is a UC San Diego graduate where she studied Human Biology. She works as a research fellow and clinical trials coordinator in the department of radiation oncology at UC San Diego. She enjoys working on projects aimed at serving underserved and minority populations. Other interests include traveling, trying new food, and spending time with her son.

Jim Murphy, MD, MS, is an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at UC San Diego, and he runs a cancer outcomes research laboratory focusing on improving cancer care quality and addressing health disparities, among many other areas of research. Other interests include palliative care, cycling, surfing, and spending time with family.


James Murphy, MD, MS | Faculty Lead


Kelly Fernandez, BA | Administrative Assistant

​Kelly Fernandez, BA, is a UC Los Angeles graduate where she studied Sociology. She works as a Research Administrative Assistant at the department of radiation oncology at UC San Diego. She is very passionate about volunteer work and serving underrepresented communities. Other interests include working out, traveling, and social justice.

Robert Casey Mundt (you can just call him Casey) is a college student working part time in the radiation oncology research lab at UC San Diego. His primary focus as of now is to complete his bachelors degree. His hobbies include working out at the gym, volunteering, and keeping up with the newest games and movies.


Robert Casey Mundt | Brand & Web Designer

Leadership Alumni​



Ekene Akabike, BA

Program Fellow 2018


Daniel Seible, MD

Director 2018


Elena Sojourner, BS

Communications Officer 2018


Nic Villaneuva, MD

Curriculum Chair 2018


Cristal Vieyra

Operations Officer 2018


Jacline Chung

Administrative Assistant 2019


Edgar Vega

Program Fellow 2019


Vivian Anibogu

Program Fellow 2019