Mark Diaz ’74

Portrait of Mark Diaz

Mark graduated from UC Davis in 1974 and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences.. Mark received his medical degree in 1979 from UCSF. He completed a Family Practice residency 1982 and fellowship 1983 both at UCDMC. During his time at UC Davis, Mark was very involved in the Chicanos in Health Education and the Clinica Tepati free clinic. Currently Mark works for the California Public Employees Retirement System as a medical consultant and lives with his wife, Martha in Sacramento, CA. Mark enjoys returning to the UC Davis campus and when he does, his favorite place to visit is the Center for Chicanx and Latinx Academic Student Successes. Mark is a first generation college student and first in his family to attend and graduate from college.