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Clinical Faculty Biographies

Dr. Michael Nduati

Chief Executive Officer, UCR Health
Senior Associate Dean - Clinical Affairs
Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor - Family Medicine

Dr. Michael Nduati

Medical Office

Riverside Community Hospital
4445 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, Calif. 92501
(951) 788-3000

Academic Office

School of Medicine
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, Calif. 92521
Room 2601 School of Medicine Education Building
(951) 827-7662
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Education and Training

  • M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Residency, Kaiser Permanente Fontana, Family Medicine, Fontana, California
  • Internship, Kaiser Permanente Fontana, Family Medicine, Fontana, California
  • M.B.A., Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles 
  • M.D., David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
  • B.S., Biomedical Sciences, University of California, Riverside
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Dr. Michael Nduati, M.D., M.B.A, M.P.H., is chief executive officer of UCR Health and associate clinical professor of health sciences and senior associate dean for clinical affairs at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine. He is also hospitalist at Riverside Community Hospital.

Nduati has a variety of responsibilities within the medical school.

As CEO, he is responsible for the strategic development and growth of UCR Health, the medical school's clinical enterprise, and serves as the physician executive leader of the medical school's faculty practice.

Prior to his appointment as senior associate dean, he was co-director of the school's Longitudinal Ambulatory Care Experience (LACE) program and director of hospital medicine for UCR Health.

He received his bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences from UCR, then went to UCLA to earn his M.D. from the David Geffen School of Medicine and a Master of Business Administration from the Anderson School of Management. After graduating, he did his internship and residency at Kaiser Permanente Fontana before earning a Master in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Nduati, who is board certified in family medicine, is chair of the Academic Practice Forum for the California Medical Association and on the Board of Councilors for the Riverside County Medical Association.  He is also a member of the American Medical Association, the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

While an undergraduate, Nduati co-founded the student-run African Americans United in Science at UCR, an organization that he continues to work with today.

Research Interests

Nduati's interests include community physician preceptor recruitment retention, CQI of medical school curriculum and leadership in health care.


  • 40-Under-40 Leaders in Health Award, National Minority Quality Forum, 2017.
  • Modern Healthcare Up and Comers, Modern Health Care, 2016.
  • Accepted into Association of Departments of Family Medicine Fellowship program, 2016.
  • UCR Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, 2015.
  • UC-CORO Systemwide Leadership Collaborative graduate, 2015.
  • New Faculty Scholar Award, (one of seven national award recipients), STFM Foundation, 2014.

Selected Publications

  • LANGE Family Medicine: Ambulatory Care and Prevention, 6th Edition, Scrotal Complaints, Chapter, 9/28/13.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

School Information

School of Medicine
2608 School of Medicine Education Building

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