East Bay Getting to Zero

Aisha Mays, MD

  • Roots Community Health Center
  • Director of Adolescent and School Based Programs

Dr. Aisha Mays is a Family Physician who focuses on Adolescent Medicine. She is the Founding Medical Director of the Roots Community Health Center Dream Youth Clinics — which are youth-led, youth-engaged adolescent clinics within Oakland’s youth shelters. She is also a professor in the UC Berkeley/ UCSF Joint Medical program. Dr. Mays’ work centers on adolescent reproductive health, reproductive justice for highly vulnerable youth and the health risks associated with childhood commercial sexual exploitation. Dr. Mays grew up in the Bay Area and feels honored to care for youth in her community.