Melawhy Garcia-Vega, Ph.D., MPH
Director | Assistant Professor
Dr. Garcia-Vega holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Masters of Public Health from California State University, Long Beach and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Public Health with an emphasis in Health Behavior Research from the University of California, San Diego / San Diego State University (UCSD/SDSU) Joint Doctoral Program. Dr. Garcia is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Science at CSULB and a Faculty Associate at the Center. She serves as the PI for the ÁNDALE Scholars Program and for several evaluation projects. She also collaborates in the development and submission of federal and private grant proposals.