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Department of Public Health

Miguel A. Perez, Ph.D.

Educational Background

Dr. Perez
Year Degree Area of Study University
1994 Ph.D. Health Education The Pennsylvania State University
1993 M.S. Health Education The Pennsylvania State University
1991 B.A. Research in Mental Health (Honors)
Minor: Sociology
California State University, Dominguez Hills

Professional Employment

Dr. Perez has been a faculty member in the Department of Public Health (formerly Health Science) since 1999.

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses
PH 90 - Contemporary Health Issues
PH 91 - Introduction to Human Sexuality. (Presential and online.)
PH 110 - Drugs and Society
PH 114 - Behavioral Modification
PH 121 - School Health
PH 129 - Rural Health Issues (Presential and online)
PH 135 - Health and Disease of the Human Body
PH 182 - Computer applications in Public Health

Graduate Courses
PH 208 - Health Promotion
PH 221 - Health and Disease of the Human Body
PH 223 - Health Promotion Advocacy
PH 225 - Foundations of Health Promotion

Scholarly Activities

Dr. Perez has authored a book in health promotion, co-edited a book on cultural competence, and authored nine book chapters, as well as over 35 peer-reviewed papers in addition to sundry monographs and reports.

University, Community, and Professional Service

Dr. Perez has served on numerous national, state, and local professional and community based organizations including service on the Board of Directors of the American Association for Health Education, appointee to the California Health Education Standards Advisory Panel, and CFO/Secretary for the San Joaquin Valley Health Consortium.




Professor, Department Public Health
Office: McLane Hall 184
Phone: (559) 278-2897