CSULB Affiliated Faculty

CHER Institute Faculty

Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, PhD, MPH
Professor, University of Southern California
Associate Dean for Community Initiatives, Director, Center for Health Equity in the Americas
Roshan Bastani, PhD
Professor, University of California, Los Angeles Department of Health Services, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Director, UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity, Director, UCLA Center for Prevention Research, Director, Disparities and Community Engagement
Ricky Bluthenthal, PhD
Professor, Associate Dean for Social Justice at Keck School of Medicine, Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program, University of Southern California
Dorothy Browne, DrPH
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bennett College
Laura D'Anna, DrPH
Director, CSULB Center for Health Equity Research Health Science
Assistant Professor, California State University Long Beach, Department of Health Science
James Fortenberry, MD, MS
Professor of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine Section of Adolescent Medicine
Division Chief, Adolescent Medicine, Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health, Professor of Medicine
Nina T. Harawa, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor with the Charles Drew University of Science and Medicine and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Matthew Mutchler, PhD, MA
Professor, California State University Dominguez Hills
Director, Urban Community Research Center, Community-Based Researcher, AIDS Project Los Angeles
Fernando Wagner, DS, MPH
Professor, School of Social Work, University of Maryland, Baltimore
Thomas Washington, PhD, MSSW, MA
Professor, California State University, Long Beach School of Social Work
Co-Director, CHER Institute

CHER Affiliated Faculty

Marissa Hansen, PhD
Associate Professor, CHHS, CSULB Social Work
Olga Korosteleva, PhD
Professor, California State University, Long Beach Mathematics and Statistics
Selena Nguyen-Rodriguez, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, California State University, Long Beach CHHS
Thomas Washington, PhD, MSSW, MA
Professor, California State University, Long Beach School of Social Work
Co-Director, CHER Institute

RIMI Faculty Fellows

Jo Brocato, PhD, MSW
Assistant Professor, California State University, Long Beach School of Social Work
Amy Cabrera Rasmussen , PhD
Assistant Professor, California State University, Long Beach Political Science
Catherine Cummins, MD, MSN
Assistant Professor, California State University, Long Beach School of Nursing
Jeffrey Davis, PhD
Assistant Professor, California State University, Long Beach Sociology
Erlyana Erlyana, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, California State University, Long Beach Health and Human Services
Connie Estrada Ireland, PhD
Professor, California State University, Long Beach Criminal Justice
Bita Ghafoori, PhD
Professor, California State University, Long Beach Advanced Studies in Education and Counseling
Jacqueline Lee, PhD
Professor, California State University, Long Beach Family & Consumer Sciences
Javier Lopez-Zetina, PhD, MA
Associate Professor, California State University, Long Beach Health Science
Leakhena Nou, PhD
Assistant Professor, California State University, Long Beach Sociology
Carlos Piar, PhD, MDiv
Professor, California State University, Long Beach Department of Religious Studies
Heather  Rae-Espinoza, PhD
Assistant Professor, California State University, Long Beach Human Development
Grace Reynolds, DPA
Associate Professor, California State University, Long Beach Health Care Administration
Clarissa Rojas, PhD
Assistant Professor, California State University, Long Beach Chicano and Latino Studies
Janaki Santhiveeran, Ph.D
Full Professor, California State University, Long Beach Social Work
Guido Urizar Jr., PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology, California State University, Long Beach
Arturo Zavala, PhD
Assistant Professor, California State University, Long Beach Psychology