Program Manager

Laura Van Voorhis is the Program Manager for the UCLA Center for World Health. Laura earned her bachelor’s degree in International Development from UCLA in June 2015. During her time at UCLA, Laura was actively involved in UCLA’s Pediatric AIDS Coalition, a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the rate of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. Under her leadership, the organization raised nearly $1 million for various HIV/AIDS organizations, primarily the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and the UCLA AIDS Institute. Prior to joining the Center, Laura worked at mothers2mothers and the Pacific Council on International Policy. Her global health interests include maternal and child health, specifically the social determinants affecting women and children’s health outcomes, as well as mental health in developing countries.