Specialty Coordinators

Susan Chapman, RN, PhD, FAAN

Professor, Social Behavioral Sciences

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Interests: Aging, Long term care workforce, Behavioral Health, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners, Peer Support Providers, New models of care, Medical Assistants, Community Health Workers

Kate Holbrook, MS, RN, PHN

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Interests: public health, disaster preparedness, mass vacination, nursing education, vulnerable populations

HPPH Core Faculty - SBS

Stella Bialous, RN, DrPH, FAAN

Professor and Chair, Social Behavioral Sciences

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Interests: Tobacco Control, Health Equity, Health Policy, Cancer, Global Health, Politics of Health, Smoking Cessation, WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Non-Communicable Diseases, Sustainable Development Goals, Population Health, Capacity Building

Ulrike Muench, RN, PhD, FAAN

Associate Professor, Dept of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Interests: Healthcare workforce, Practice and prescribing patterns of PCPs , incl. opioids and medication for opioid use disorder, Gender inequality in the workplace, Medicare and Long term care, Roles of nurses and nurse practitioners, Comparative health care systems, Applied health care economics, Administrative claims and large survey data


HPPH Core Faculty - CHS


Carol Dawson-Rose, RN, PhD, FAAN

Dean, UCSF School of Nursing

Professor, Community Health Systems

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Interests: Socioeconomically marginalized groups, Implementation Science, Public Health, HIV, Women's Health, Substance Use, Sexual and Gender Minority Health, Mentoring junior faculty or trainees, Substance Use and Abuse, People who Inject Drugs, Vulnerable populations, Trauma Informed Care, Nursing Science

Orlando Harris, PhD, FNP, MPH

Assistant Professor, Community Health Systems

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Interests: Sexual and Gender Minorities, Socioeconomically Marginalized Groups, Global Public Health, HIV/AIDS., Violence, Sexual Violence, Trauma Informed Care, Vulnerable Population, Caribbean Sexualities., LGBTQ Health, Health Disparities, Intersectionality, Intersectional Stigma,, Caribbean-Based Natural Disasters and Climate Change, Mental Health, Adolescent Sex and Sexual, Caribbean Masculinities, Transgressive Sexualities, Hegemonic Masculinity, Post-Colonial Critiques and Public Health, Socio-Cultural and Historical Context of Caribbean Health, Transactional/Survival Sex,Community-based Participatory Researcher (CBPR)


Van Park, PhD, MPH

Professor, Community Health Systems

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Interests: mental health, health services, health disparities, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, ethnogeriatrics, substance use, health care disparities, cultural competency, racial and ethnic minority health, dementia caregiving, community engagement, community-based participatory research (CBPR), Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, recruitment science

Catherine Waters, RN, PhD, FAAN

Professor, Community Health Systems

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Interests: community-based participatory research, lifestyle health behaviors, health promotion, primary & secondary prevention, advanced directives planning, population health, health equity and parity, public-private partnerships

Specialty Faculty