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News & Upcoming Events

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Social Justice in Public Health Fellowships:

Janis Ho, Desiree Miranda and Brian Xieu.
Provided through the Diversity Scholarship Fund, the Fellowships recognize students who demonstrate a deep commitment to building leadership and advocacy skills toward the promotion of health among vulnerable populations.  As part of this fellowship, students will also become part of a social justice student leadership team that will actively participate in furthering the mission of the Public Health Program.

MPH Capstone Thesis Presentations: Thursday, 11/20, Library 112, 10 am. All are welcome!

10:00 am Dr. Sahai Burrowes - Introduction

  • 10:15 am Garrett Hall
  • 10:45 am Lanial Madden
  • 11:15 am Lynda Meli
  • 11:45 am Lisa Baracker
  • 12:15 pm Luis Loza

 Public Health Program Research News:

Program faculty, students and alumni have been busy making contributions to research in the field of Public Health including the recent publication of faculty member Dr. Jaesin Sa and Alumnus Mohannad Habib's work on gender and racial/ethnic differences in the association between alcohol drinking patterns and body mass index in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

Mika Fisher, MPH Class of 2019 shared the results of a qualitative data analysis project with Vallejo's Food Empowerment Project at a public forum on October 21st. 

To lean more about Program presentations and publications click here.


Social Justice in Public Health 2018: IMMIGRATION & PUBLIC HEALTH

Immigration Status, Labor & Health: Monday, 11/19: Lander Hall, Lecture Hall A, 5 – 7 pm

Dr. Juan Salinas is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Sonoma State University. He received his PhD from Texas A&M University.  Dr. Salinas’ research and teaching interests include race and ethnicity, immigration, Latino sociology, and health inequality. He has researched inequalities caused by having an undocumented status in labor, educational attainment, and mental health. His current research focuses on white employers and Latino immigrant laborers for studying how race, immigration, and undocumented status shape labor and health inequalities in the workplace.  Dr. Salinas’ research has contributed a book chapter to a forthcoming edited volume entitled Latino Peoples in the New America: Racialization and Resistance.

Lectures are free & open to the public.
Registration for non-Touro Affiliated attendees required at this link.

For more information about lectures in the series click here.









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Welcome to TUC’s Public Health Program! We are dedicated to reducing health disparities in local and global communities with an unwavering focus on social justice. Our mission is to promote the health and well being of local and global communities through education, service, and research with a focus on under served populations. This mission is achieved by employing a multidimensional program of study that combines a broad public health base with specific training in two specialty tracks: Community Health and Global Health.


Innovative and interdisciplinary global health research endeavors which aim to inform evidence-based global health practice.

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The PH program collaborates with local agencies and organizations, promoting the health & well-being of  our communities.

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The PH Program engages in activities that support the professional development of the public health work- force. 

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