Dr. Angulo was born in East Los Angeles and raised in Southern California. Barely graduating from high school, he pursued a music career as a lead guitarist in a Rock band. At the age of 26 he enrolled back in school at East Los Angeles College where he was an active member in the Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine (CCM) and Math Engineering Science Achievement (MESA).
He then transferred to UC Berkeley in 1999 to pursue a BA in Chicano Studies (2002) as well as continuing an interest in Latino health and Medicine. While an undergraduate at Berkeley, he served as Co-Chair for Chicanos/Latinos in Health Education (CHE). After graduating, Marco worked 4 years in the Biology Scholars Program and co-developed the Pre-Health Pathway component in BSP to increase the number of undergraduate students serving the underserved communities as future professionals.
He graduated from UC Irvine School of Medicine (2011) with Honors and Distinction in Service and was enrolled in the Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community (PRIME-LC). Dr. Angulo also received his Master’s in Social Science at UC Irvine (2010) studying the importance of Diversity in Medicine. During his time in medical school he helped with the implementation of a pipeline programs for High School, Community College and Undergraduate students of 1st generation/low economic backgrounds at UC Irvine that would help increase the workforce of professionals going into health fields. He is currently on Family Medicine Faculty and is the Director of the Office of Medical Education Diversity, Inclusion and Community Service (M.E.D.I.C.S), Medical Director of the UC Irvine Student Run Free Clinic as well as the Director of the Health Scholars Program, one of the largest Volunteer/Clinical Experience programs at UC Irvine for undergraduate students interested in serving the Orange County underserved communities.