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Dr. Alba Lucia Diaz

Dr. Alba Lucia Diaz
Assistant Professor
National University
adiaz@nu.edu

Dr. Diaz supervises internships for the MHA students. Dr. Alba Lucia Diaz has more than 25 years experience in the Public Health Field. Dr. Diaz has international field work experience working with diverse communities of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. She taught Education/Health master level students of the Dual Degree Program at University of San Francisco, California State University- San Francisco, Valle University - Cali, and National University-San Jose, before coming to National University San Diego as Lead Faculty for the School Health Credential Program, and Assistant Professor of the Master of Public Health program.

Dr. Diaz conducts research in Health Promotion and International Health. Her most current research studies investigate the evidence-based (Community interventions- Health Promotors) to reduce HIV/AIDS in ethnic minority groups.

Dr. Diaz is an active member of the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), institution she served at Senior L-4 level from 1988 to 1998 in West Africa, South East Asia, and Latin America (Proandes Region). In addition to teaching and research, Dr. Diaz conducts short consultancies with UN on worldwide health care issues and systems.

Education

Doctor of Education International Multicultural Education
University of San Francisco

Master of Public Health, Community Health
California State University at San Jose

Bachelor of Arts, with a major in Sociology
University of California
Berkeley