Graduate Administrative Assistant for Social Justice
Tomás Zurita (He/Him/El) is a 2nd year Master’s in Public Health Student with a Health Promotion concentration. He is passionate about mitigating health disparities, advocating for health equity, and empowering marginalized communities. He is also interested in empowering students of color and the decolonization of academia. He has a background in community-based participatory research, community engagement, and health advocacy. Currently, Tomas is working to support efforts to create space for student voices and promote social justice. In his free time he spends time with friends and family, volunteers, cooks foods his mothers taught him, and powerlfts.
B.S. Public Health Science – University of California, Irvine
¹ CEPH Primary Instructional Faculty
² CEPH Non-Primary Instructional Faculty
Experienced Faculty With Diverse Backgrounds
More than 150 faculty members work within the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health. They have a wide range of expertise, from monitoring and assessing health risks and opportunities in populations, to helping build health-supporting social environments through policy, advocacy, and programs. They are educators, advisors, researchers, practitioners and community leaders. They come from backgrounds in quantitative, behavioral, environmental and social sciences, policy and government, exercise and health sciences and anthropology, among many other areas. They all work in collaboration with each other and with community partners, and are especially focused on the training and education of future leaders and practitioners in the public health fields.