Health Educators

Debbie Pino Saballett, MPH
Debbie Pino Saballett, MPH
Title
Director of Health Promotion
at SHS since 1997
Education
B.S., Health Science, San Diego State University
MPH, San Diego State University
Training and Experience
San Diego and Imperial Valley Health Systems Agency
San Diego Youth and Community Services
Professional Interests
Women's Health, Wellness, International Health and Development
Hometown
Born in Philadelphia, grew up in San Diego, California

Maria N. Ramirez, MPH
Maria N. Fish, MPH
Title
Asst. Director of Health Promotion
at SHS since 2008
Education
B.S., Kinesiology/Sports Medicine, Fresno State University
MPH, San Diego State University
Training and Experience
San Diego State Research Foundation - The Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies
UCSD Patient Centered Assessment and Counseling for Exercise and Nutrition
Professional Interests
Women's Health, Wellness, Weight Management
Hometown
Ridgecrest, California

Lupe Samaniego Kraus, MPH
Lupe Samaniego Kraus, MPH
Title
Health Educator
at SHS since 1994
Education
B.A., Biology and Single Subject Credential, University of San Diego
MPH, University of California, Los Angeles
Training and Experience
UCLA Family Planning Clinic
Director of Health Promotion at Logan Heights Health Center
Director of Health Education, UCSD Student Health Service
Professional Interests
Health and Wellness
Hometown
Los Angeles, California

Christine McNamara, MPH, R.D.
Christine McNamara, MPH, R.D.
Title
Registered Dietitian, Health Educator
at SHS since 2007
Education
B.S., Community Health Education, Northeastern University
MPH, San Diego State University
Online Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CPD), Eastern Michigan University
Training and Experience
Scripps Memorial Hospital (Dietetic Intern)
University of California Cooperative Extension (Family Nutrition)
Professional Interests
Weight Management, Sports Nutrition, Women's Health, Community Nutrition
Hometown
Hudson, Massachusetts


Erica Okamura, M.A.
Erica Okamura, M.A.
Title
Peer Health Educators Coordinator
at SHS since 2009
Education
B.A., Psychology, UC San Diego
M.A., Education, San Diego State University
Professional Interests
College Student Development, Sexual Health
Hometown
San Francisco, California