About Alondra Oubre
About the author: Alondra Oubré
Alondra Oubré is a graduate of the Joint Doctoral Program in Medical Anthropology at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of California School of Medicine at San Francisco. She received her Ph.D. in Anthropology and Medical Anthropology, and M.A. in Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley, and earned her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. Her secondary studies were conducted at the Athenian School, located in Danville, California, where she was a member of the first graduating class.
Currently a consultant medical writer based in Los Angeles, Dr. Oubré provides contract medical research communication and research development services to various clients, including medical doctors, academic medical research centers, and leading global medical device, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology companies. In her previous positions, she has served as a program administrator or researcher for organizations in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. In addition, she has worked as both a paid and pro bono consultant to several nonprofit agencies that promote health enhancement for underserved populations; science education for ethnic minority youth; social justice for disenfranchised groups; and economic empowerment for a wide demographic cross-section of the general population.
Dr. Oubré has participated in presentations on various scientific topics hosted by organizations such as the American Anthropological Association (AAA), California Institute of Technology in conjunction with the Skeptic Society, University of Maryland at College Park, Northwestern University, and University of California as well as research institutions in China, India, and South Africa. As a keynote speaker, she has lectured at programs such as Genentech's Access Excellence Science Education Conference, Auburn University's 40th Lttleton-Franklin Lectures in Science and Humanities, and the Annual Women's Symposium at Southern Methodist University.
Dr. Oubré's publications address a diverse array of topics in biomedicine, including clinical studies on pharmaceuticals and medical devices; plant drug research; integrative medicine; and human biodiversity.