Current Administrative Fellows

Nariko Nakachi

Nariko Nakachi – Second Year Administrative Fellow, 2022-2024

Nariko earned a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Texas A&M University. Throughout her undergraduate career, she interned and volunteered in positions that focused on building community and making connections between organization. This included being a community leader for first-generation low-income college students and completing a partnership internship with the US Census Bureau. Nariko also gained experience in community health research as an Undergraduate Research Scholar.

Nariko went on to obtain her Master of Health Administration from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. At Columbia, Nariko was on the executive board for the Black and Latinx Student Caucus and a volunteer project lead for the Columbia Student Service Corps. While completing her summer administrative internship at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Nariko was able to manage the electrophysiology department’s standardization of patient notes using PDSA cycles and provider, administration, and parent input. She also led the creation of scheduled work for the medical imaging scheduling team using staff input and volume trends from data including calls, emails, EPIC, and faxes.

As a former CHIP and WIC recipient, Nariko is passionate about improving access to services for low-income children. At Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, Nariko hopes to learn more about how the organization provides care to children in the Bay Area and beyond.

In her free time, Nariko enjoys spending time with her family, being outside, and reading a good book.

Margaret Ebinger

Margaret Ebinger – First Year Administrative Fellow, 2023-2025

Margaret earned a Bachelor of Science in Health and Society and a Batchelor of Arts in Public Policy from Southern Methodist University. Her passion for pediatric healthcare was realized in her teenage years while overcoming personal healthcare needs and navigating health systems as a CHIP recipient. In undergrad, this experience inspired her to volunteer and intern at various organizations impacting children's well-being and community access to comprehensive care. During this time, she also gained experience as a research assistant and was published second author for her contributions to a study on the impact of COVID-19 and human connection.

Margaret went on to receive a Master of Health Services Administration from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, where she participated in student leadership as an elected class representative and furthered her passion for pediatric and women's healthcare while working as a volunteer birth doula through Michigan Medicine’s Dial-A-Doula program. While completing her summer internship at Michigan Medicine’s Department of Information Technology and Services, Margaret had the opportunity to work on a strategic budget tracking project and a project in strategic process improvement project to advance system connectivity by mapping ways to align cybersecurity governance between Michigan Medicine’s central campus and a satellite hospital.

As someone passionate about delivering high-quality, comprehensive, and accessible care for children and their families, Margaret looks forward to furthering these goals at Stanford Children’s as an institution known for clinical excellence and caring deeply for the community it serves.

Her hobbies include cooking, baking, fitness, and travel, and in her free time, she cherishes moments spent with friends and family, takes long walks, and enjoys watching her favorite shows.