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About Us

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Mission Statement

To identify, establish and promote policies and activities that contribute to a healthy campus. To enhance the personal health of students and the collective health of the campus community by working collaboratively to create a healthy environment. To promote student retention and success by supporting students in establishing and maintaining behaviors that contribute to their health now, and in the future.

Hours of Operation & Location

​Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

​8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
9:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 4:00PM
Health Promotion Services is located in Student Health Services on Library Walk, across from the Bookstore.

Health Promotion Services is closed on all University Holidays.

Health Promotion Services Staff

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Angela Guzman Basham, MPH, CHES
Director

abasham@ucsd.edu
858-534-2419


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Erica Okamura, MA
Program Director,
Student Health Advocate Program & Sexual Health

eokamura@ucsd.edu
858-534-1824




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Maria Fish, MPH
Program Director,
General Health & Assessment

mnfish@ucsd.edu
858-822-5382





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Lupe Samaniego-Kraus, MPH
Program Director,
Alcohol & Other Drugs

lsamanie@ucsd.edu
858-534-3874







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Bria Hamlet, CHES
Health Promotion Specialist

bhamlet@ucsd.edu
858-822-0455
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Zarah Rubio
Program Manager, The Zone

zrubio@ucsd.edu
858-822-7618
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Patricia Grillo
Senior Writer & Web Manager

pgrillo@ucsd.edu
858-822-1015
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Christine McNamara, MPH, RD
Registered Dietitian

cemcnamara@ucsd.edu
858-822-0085


Reports & Assessments

BIENNIAL REVIEW
The Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act requires institutions of higher education receiving any form of federal funding to adopt and implement a program to prevent the use of illicit drugs and the abuse of alcohol by students and employees, and to conduct a biennial review of the institution’s program.

ACHA NATIONAL COLLEGE HEALTH ASSESSMENT II, UC SAN DIEGO EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (SPRING 2016)
The American College Health Association (ACHA) National College Health Assessment is a nationally recognized research survey that collects data about students' health habits, behaviors, and perceptions.

HOW HEALTHY IS OUR CAMPUS?
A summary of the positive health behaviors of UC San Diego students as reported on the National College Health Assessment II.