Ryan Natividad has dedicated himself to empowering underserved, underprivileged, and hard-to-reach communities. In his current role with the Riverside University Health System – Public Health, Ryan manages the Riverside County Health Coalition and Riverside Resilience to improve the population health of county residents. Ryan also manages ACEs Aware, an initiative by the Office of the California Surgeon General and the California Department of Health Care Services to reduce adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in the local community. Additionally, with the Riverside County Board of Supervisors declaring racism as a public health crisis, Ryan has played a prominent role in addressing how racism is impacting the lives of those who live and work in the county. Ryan is on the Steering Committee of Planners4Health California.
Ryan received a Master of Public Policy from University of California, Riverside School of Public Policy, and was named a Yale Ciencia Academy Fellow.
As a social justice toolmaker, I connect research, policy, and advocacy to promote Health in All Policies systems change.