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​​​ Debbie Pino Saballett, MPH

Debbie Pino Saballett, MPH

Director of Health Promotion
At SHS since 1997

Education
BS, Health Science, San Diego State University
MPH, San Diego State University

Training and Experience
San Diego and Imperial Valley Health Systems Agency
San Diego Youth and Community Services

Professional Interests​
Women's Health, Wellness, International Health and Development

Hometown
Born in Philadelphia, grew up in San Diego, California

 
Maria N. Fish, MPH

Maria N. Fish, MPH

Program Director, Assessment and General Health Education and Outreach
At SHS since 2008

Education
BS, Kinesiology/Sports Medicine, Fresno State University
MPH, San Diego State University

Training and Experience
San Diego State Research Foundation - The Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies
UCSD Patient Centered Assessment and Counseling for Exercise and Nutrition

Professional Interests
Women's Health, Wellness, Weight Management

Hometown
Ridgecrest, CA

 
Lupe Samaniego Kraus, MPH

Lupe Samaniego Kraus, MPH

Program Director, Alcohol, Tobacco 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, Health Educator
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
Weight Management, Sports Nutrition, Women's Health, Community Nutrition

Hometown
Hudson, Massachusetts

 
Erica Okamura, MA

Erica Okamura, MA

Program Director, Student Health Advocate Program and Multi-media Communications
At SHS since 2009

Education
BA, Psychology, UC San Diego
MA, Education, San Diego State University

Professional Interests
College Student Development, Sexual Health

Hometown
San Francisco, California

 
Adrianna Espinoza, MPH

Adriana Espinoza, MPH

Health Promotion Specialist
At SHS since 2016

Education
BA, Communication & Spanish, UC Santa Barbara
MPH, UCLA

Professional Interests​
Sexual and Reproductive Health, Edutainment (Education-Entertainment)

Hometown
​Pico Rivera​​, California