Alma Avila

Photo of Alma Avila Department Health Education Department 
 Office Multi-Use Building 311
 Phone (415) 452-7481
 Mailbox MU353
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 Spring 2014 
 Office Hours
Spring 2014 Teaching Schedule
HLTH 59 Intro To Community Health Work 1.0 31477 401 Lec T 04:10-07:00PM 02/11-03/19 MUB A371 Deadlines Final Book
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Academic degrees and institutions granting each degree:

M.P.H. San Jose State University
B.S. Golden Gate University

Prof. Avila has been teaching at CCSF since 2003.

Health Education &> Community Health Studies Department
Program Director Community Health Worker, Youth Worker and Post Prison Health Worker Certificate Programs

Instructional/educational philosophy and goals:
Committed to educating Bay Area residents and communities, providing resources for work and study in the field of health.

Alma is also

Involvement in non-instructional CCSF activities, e.g. committees, clubs:

Vision Y Compromiso was developed to educate the Latino community about quality of care issues.Other Vision Y Compromiso program areas include children and youth, policy, research and multi-disciplinary evaluation and women.

Multiple Committees &> Projects focusing on the needs of formerly incarcerated persons:

*Jail Reentry Project

*City College Prison Project

Foundations for Community Health Worker Textbook, Josey Wells: 2010

SFDPH Tobacco Free Project

Promotoras Network

CHW Collaborative Network : UNITY 2007

Hobbies or extracurricular activities:

Running, Walking &> Daily Physical Fitness Program

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