Nooshin Razani, MD, MPH is a pediatrician and was trained as a Nature Champion by the National Environmental Education Fund and Bureau of Fish and Wildlife in 2010. Since then, she has worked to forge relationships between parks, health, and communities for the purpose of improving mental and physical health. At UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Hospital she is part of the FIND Nature! team. In partnership with the East Bay Regional Park District, the FIND Nature! team has started a park prescription and nature shuttle program at the UCSF-CHO Primary Care Clinic.
Dr. Razani also serves as the lead medical consultant to the Institute at the Golden Gate, a think tank for the National Parks, as their Senior Fellow. Dr. Razani other responsibilities include working as principal investigator for a community-based park and health initiative in San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood, involvement on the leadership committee for Healthy Parks, Healthy People: Bay Area, and participation in the National Park Prescriptions Initiative. Currently, Dr. Razani sees patients at the Silva Pediatric Clinic and at the UCSF-CHO’s Primary Care Clinic.