Cristina Gamboa, MD

Cristina Gamboa is an OBGYN physician and Director of Ambulatory Women’s Health at Salud Para La Gente, a federally qualified health center committed to providing comprehensive quality care regardless of ability to pay or insurance status. She has a special interest in maternal health as it relates to the Latinx community, advocating to address systemic and local inequities in healthcare that adversely impact Latinx families. Her clinical work and advocacy efforts focus primarily on Latinx immigrant women, agricultural field workers, young mothers, and others with life adversities that influence the health and well-being of mother, baby, and community. She is interested in assuring the services provided in the Parajo Valley and surrounding area match the needs of the community.

Cristina has been an active board member of Community Health Trust since 2016 and participates in the Grants Review Committee. She also currently sits on the Board of the California Breastfeeding Coalition. Cristina enjoys volunteering abroad to perform surgery, engaging in health outreach in Latin American countries. She is also a dedicated runner and participates in half marathons as a representative of Every Mother Counts, a non-profit global maternal health advocacy organization.