Regular Faculty

Professor Jessica Dirkes

Jessica Dirkes, Co-Chair

Resident Assistant Professor, Co-Chair, Public Health; Public Health Program Coordinator
B.S., University of Missouri; M.P.H., Tulane University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago
Jessica Dirkes is a Resident Assistant Professor of Public Health and the Public Health Program Coordinator.

Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Alicia O. Carranza

Visiting Assistant Professor, Public Health
B.A., University of California, Riverside; M.P.H., National University; D.P.H., Loma Linda University

Heng Lam Foong

Visiting Instructor, Public Health
B.A. College of New Rochelle, M.S. Capella University

Jackie Provost

Visiting Instructor, Public Health
B.A., Occidental College; M.P.H., University of California, Los Angeles

Advisory Committee

Professor Cheryl Okumura

Cheryl Okumura

Associate Professor, Biology
B.A. Pomona College; Ph.D. UCLA
Cheryl Okumura teaches Public Health Biology, Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology and Microbial Pathogenesis.
Bhavna Shamasunder

Bhavna Shamasunder

Associate Professor and Chair, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.S./B.A., UC San Diego; M.ES., Yale University; Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Bhavna Shamasunder teaches and conducts research at the intersection of environmental health & justice with a focus on inequalities in chemical exposures faced by low-income communities and communities of color who live and work in urban and/or industrial environments.
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