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Lana Talampas, MS

Lana Talampas, MS

Assistant Director HPS
At SHS since 2019

Education
BS, Human Development, University of California, San Diego
MS, Counseling, San Diego State University

Training and Experience
Training & Education Specialist, UCSD CARE at SARC
Marriage & Family Therapist Trainee, SDSU Center for Community Counseling
Program Coordinator & Instructor, UCSD Staff Education & Development
Grant Coordinator & Victim Advocate, UCSD CARE at SARC

Professional Interests
Health Equity, Sexual Health, Mental Health, Program Planning and Administration, Integrative Health and Wellness, Leadership Development

Hometown
San Diego, CA

 
Lupe Samaniego Kraus, MPH

Lupe Samaniego Kraus, MPH

Senior Health Educator, Alcohol and Other Drugs
At SHS since 1994

Education
BA, Biology and Single Subject Credential, University of San Diego
MPH, University of California, Los Angeles

Training and Experience
UCLA Family Planning Clinic
Director of Health Promotion at Logan Heights Health Center
Director of Health Education, UCSD Student Health Service

Professional Interests
Health and Wellness

Hometown
Los Angeles, CA

 
Christine McNamara, MPH, RD

Christine McNamara, MPH, RD

Registered Dietitian 
At SHS since 2007

Education
BS, Community Health Education, Northeastern University
MPH, San Diego State University Online Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CPD), Eastern Michigan University

Training and Experience
Scripps Memorial Hospital (Dietetic Intern)
University of California Cooperative Extension (Family Nutrition)

Professional Interests
General Nutrition Wellness/Healthy Eating, Vegetarian Nutrition, Weight Management

Hometown
Hudson, Massachusetts

  
Bria Hamlet

Bria Hamlet, MPH, CHES

Senior Health Educator, Sexual Health 
At SHS since 2017

Education
BA, Health Policy and Administration, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Training and Experience
Peer Health Educator, University Health Services, Univ Maryland
Programs and Policy Intern, Reproductive Health Technologies Project
Public Health Associate, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Professional Interests
Wellness, Health Equity, Sexual Health, LGBTQ Health

Hometown
Baltimore, Maryland

 
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Renee Dell' Acqua, MPH

Renee Dell' Acqua, MPH

Senior Health Educator, General Health
At SHS since 2019

Education
BA, Psychology, UC San Diego
MPH, The George Washington University

Training and Experience
Research Scientist, Naval Health Research Center
Research Assistant, UC San Diego
Student Health Advocate, UC San Diego

Professional Interests
Mental & Behavioral Health, General Health & Wellbeing, Program Planning & Evaluation, Military Population Health

Hometown
Los Angeles, CA