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California State University, Long Beach
Health Science Department at CSULB

Britt K. Rios-Ellis, Ph.D.

Dr. Britt Rios-Ellis has served as Professor of Health Science at CSULB and the Director of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR)/CSULB Center for Latino Community Health, Evaluation and Leadership Training. She has directed several Latino health-related projects, and worked as evaluator on several NCLR based projects. She has taken a leave of absence to serve at the founding Dean of the College of Health Sciences and Human Services at CSU, Monterey Bay.

She is a member of the Steward Group for the National Network to Eliminate Disparities and has consulted for the Pan American Health Organization, the National Association for Community Health Centers, the US Health Resource Services Administration, the National Minority AIDS Education and Training Center, and the US Office of Minority Health.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Spanish, a master of science in Health and Fitness management and a doctorate degree in Community Health all from the University of Oregon.