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Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Alumni Association

The CDU Alumni Association (CDUAA) seeks to maintain, foster and expand the unique and special relationship that exists between the University and alumni through facilitating professional development for alumni and other initiatives that advance the goals of the University.

The moment you graduate from CDU, you are joined in the ranks of more than 4,000 illustrious alumni from College of Medicine, College of Science and Health, School of Nursing and MLK residency program that embody CDU’s alumni network. CDUAA strives to connect alumni locally, nationally and internationally as a united assembly of healthcare professionals committed to service.

The purpose of the CDU Alumni Association is:

  • To acquire and disseminate information about CDU and CDU alumni;
  • To provide a network vehicle between CDU alumni;
  • To provide educational opportunities for continuing education;
  • To provide a vehicle for supporting, promoting, and advancing the activities of CDU alumni and current students;
  • To raise funds to support the above initiatives, scholarships and education at CDU.


Alumni Spotlight

Lydia Vazquez

Lydia Vazquez is a Class of 2013 Family Nurse Practitioner Program graduate. Lydia Vazquez currently serves patients at Renal Medical Associates in Lynwood, California. In 1991, Lydia graduated from Pasadena City College with her AND degree. With over two decades of experience in nursing, she specializes in nephrology. In 2017, the International Nurses Association (INA) welcomed Lydia into their prestigious network where the mission of the association is to establish an integrated network of top-notch nursing professionals, create new possibilities in the treatment and diagnosis of disease and improve the quality of life across the borders of humanity. INA is among the fastest growing network of nurses across the globe.