Tamala Choma

Senior Counsel, UC Riverside

Tamala Choma is Senior Counsel for Campus and Health Sciences Affairs at UC Riverside.  Ms. Choma provides general legal advice to the UCR campus community and a comprehensive range of health law advice to the UCR School of Medicine, UCR Health and the UCR Office of Research and Economic Development regarding federal and state regulations affecting the delivery of health care services and human subjects research.

Prior to joining UC Riverside, Ms. Choma worked as Associate Counsel for Genesis Health System, Associate Counsel and Of Counsel for Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego, Senior Counsel for Dignity Health, Corporate Counsel and Of Counsel for Sharp HealthCare and as a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in various clinical and educational settings.

Ms. Choma earned her undergraduate degree in Communicative Disorders from SDSU, her master’s degree in Communicative Disorders from SFSU and her law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law