Jerusalem Makonnen is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Health Care Nursing at the School of Nursing, UCSF. She has been teaching in the Family Nurse Practitioner specialty as well as in various courses for all Master's students over the past six years. Most recently she has been selected to be a part of the distinguished Teaching Scholars Program at UCSF. Her interests include immigrant health, HIV, adolescent health, women’s issues, and obesity.
<br>She is currently the Director of Young Women’s Program, a faculty practice clinic providing obstetric and gynecologic care for at risk adolescents where she also serves as a clinical provider and preceptor. Her clinical practice over the past decade has been working with immigrant populations in Oakland, California at La Clínica, focused on chronic illness, prenatal care, HIV/STI prevention and mental health issues.