The College of Health & Human Services is dedicated to making a difference in our community and together we help people live happier, healthier, and safer lives. We prepare the next generation of workforce in a variety of clinical health professions, multiple areas within the business and government sectors, and in health, social, and safety services.
CHHS is among the largest colleges at CSULB. It is home to 11 distinct Departments and Schools, offering 13 undergraduate and 17 graduate degree programs and has over 9,500 graduate and undergraduate student majors.
Through our partnerships, the college hopes to draw together faculty and valuable community members with the common goal of optimizing our collective impact to improve health disparities, reduce the prevalence of homelessess, meet the comprehensive needs of older adults, and improve clinical service and prevention practices in our surrounding communities.
Monica Lounsbery’s mind began to race when she heard that SCAN Heath Plan was donating $40,000 to the College of Health and Human Sciences. How would her department use the money? What area could use it the most? Read more...
As you may already know, our beloved and esteemed Janice Frates, PhD, passed away in September of 2016. Dr. Frates was a retired faculty and former professor at Cal State University, Long Beach. In addition to teaching, throughout the years she was very involved with her students as an advisor, mentor and coach. Read more...
Monica A. F. Lounsbery, Ph.D.
Dr. Lounsbery is Dean of the College of Health and Human Services at California State University, Long Beach. She is a Professor of Kinesiology. Much of her most recent research has been on school physical activity policy and practices. She has conducted state, regional, and national studies on this topic. Recent efforts funded by Active Living Research, included developing and disseminating the Physical Activity School Score (PASS), examining facilitators and barriers to school adoption of evidence-based physical education programs, research translation on improving school physical education, and school physical activity policy assessment. Dr. Lounsbery has published extensively on school physical education and physical activity programs and has led national, regional and local committees on school physical activity policy related issues.