By Marilyn M. Singleton, MD, JD
About the Author:Marilyn M. Singleton, MD, JD is a board-certified anesthesiologist and Board member of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons.
She graduated from Stanford and earned her MD at UCSF Medical School.
completed 2 years of Surgery residency at University of California at San Francisco Medical Center
, then her
Anesthesia residency at Harvard's
Beth Israel Hospital.
She was on the faculty at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland before returning to California for private practice at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley.
While still working in the operating room, she attended UC Berkeley Law School.
She interned at the National Health Law Project, and practiced insurance and health law.
In addition to providing pain management, Dr. Singleton
runs a wellness clinic in association with her
county food bank and is in Oakland's Medical Reserve Corps
Along with delivering medical and educational supplies, she
started two make-shift medical clinics in two rural villages in El Salvador.