UCLA Partners – University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)view map
Oregon Health & Sciences University (OHSU)
University of Washington (UW)
Colorado State University (CSU)
University of New Mexico (UNM)

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Primary Contacts

Marion Taylor Baer, PhD, RD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Director, MCH Nutrition Training Program
Dept. of Community Health Sciences
UCLA School of Public Health
(310) 825-8196

Dena R. Herman, PhD, MPH, RD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
UCLA School of Public Health
Department of Community Health Sciences
Box 951772
Center for Health Sciences 26-078B
Los Angeles, CA  1995-1772
Tel:  310-312-9211
Fax:  310-312-9210
Email:  dherman@nullmednet.ucla.edu

Susan Silah
UCLA Partner’s Project Manager
UCLA School of Public Health
Department of Community Health Sciences
Box 951772
Center for Health Sciences 36-081
Los Angeles, CA  90095-1772
Tel:  310-825-8196
Fax:  310-794-1805
Email: uclapartners@nullph.ucla.edu

Elizabeth Adams, PhD, RD
Assistant Professor
Maternal & Child Health Epidemiologist
Nutrition Training Coordinator (LEND Program)
Child Development and Rehabilitation Center
Oregon Health & Sciences University
Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine
707 SW Gaines Road
Portland, OR 97239
Tel: 503-494-0981
Fax: 503-494-6868
Email: adamse@nullohsu.edu

Donna Johnson, PhD, RD
Associate Director, Center for Public Health Nutrition
Associate Professor, Nutritional Sciences
University of Washington
Box 353410
Seattle, WA  98195
Tel:   206-685-1068
Fax:   206-685-1696
Email: djohn@nullu.washington.edu

Donna W. Lockner, PhD, RD
Associate Professor of Nutrition
University of New Mexico
MSC05 3040
Albuquerque, NM  87131
Tel:   505-277-8932
Fax:   505-277-8361
Email: dlockner@nullunm.edu

Leslie Cunningham-Sabo, PhD, RD
Assistant Professor
Colorado State University
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
234 Gifford Building – Campus Delivery 1571
Fort Collins, CO  80523-1571
Tel:   970.491.6791
Fax:   970.491.3875
Email: lcsabo@nullcahs.colostate.edu

Research & Scientific Capabilities

Our Partners participate in university-based centers and programs focusing on:

  • Maternal and child health
  • Human nutrition and obesity prevention
  • Health policy
  • Evaluation and research
  • Development and disability

Clinical & Public Health Relationships

Our Partners collaborate with others at the local, state, regional, and national levels to address:

  • Maternal and child health issues
  • Children with special health care needs
  • Nutrition and hunger policy
  • Obesity prevention and control
  • Public health and pediatric professional education and training
  • Prevention research initiatives

Professional & Other Organizational Linkages

Our Partners are members of:

  • Professional associations such as the American Dietetic and American Public Health Associations
  • National foundations such as the Robert Wood Johnson and National Hemophilia Foundations

Education & Training

Our Partners’ universities offer:

  • MPH and MS degrees
  • DrPh and PhD degrees
  • Dietetic internships

Marion Taylor Baer, PhD, RD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Director, MCH Nutrition Training Program
Dept. of Community Health Sciences
UCLA School of Public Health
(310) 825-8196

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