Our Staff

SF Hep B Free - Bay Area staff serve as the critical boots on the ground, creating, managing and implementing SF Hep B Free’s strategies to fight hepatitis B and ultimately eliminate the needless suffering caused by the disease.

 
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Richard So

Executive Director 

Richard So is passionate about fighting hepatitis B and liver cancer and making the San Francisco Bay Area the first hepatitis B free area in the nation. He has worked in healthcare for over a decade with focus in public health. He previously worked for SF Hep B Free - Bay Area successfully expanding its screening and education program in San Mateo County. His exposure to hepatitis B public health work came years ago working in government affairs for SF Hep B Free lobbying members of congress to shine a light on this huge health disparity between Asian Americans and others. Richard has a masters in public health and public policy from Columbia University, has worked as a health care consultant, and served in the US Peace Corps as a rural health volunteer in Paraguay.

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Mick Del Rosario

Program Director

Mick Del Rosario is the Program Manager for San Francisco Hep B Free - Bay Area. He previously worked in the nonprofit sector, advocating for students and the environment, as well as in the tech sector. Born and raised in San Francisco, Mick is active in local politics and community organizations working towards advocating the Asian Pacific Islander community throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. He is an alum of Lowell High School and earned a degree in Politics at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Our Volunteers

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SF State Nursing Program

Screening and Education Volunteers

The San Francisco State Nursing Program provides vital volunteers each year who help us efficiently nad effectively screen and educate members of the public about the importance of testing for hepatitis B. These nurses expand our capability to provide linguistically and culturally appropriate education and awareness. We are eternally grateful for their efforts.