Corinne McDaniels-Davidson, PhD, MPH, CHES

Institute for Public Health, San Diego State University School of Public Health

Dr. McDaniels-Davidson has a BS in Community Health Education from Ithaca College, an MPH in Epidemiology from San Diego State University, and a PhD from the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health – Epidemiology. She is the Director of the SDSU Institute for Public Health where she oversees a staff of professional research scientists who design and implement community-engaged research, outreach, evaluation, and professional education. These efforts are enhanced by collaborative partnerships with governmental and community organizations, with the goal of building the capacity of each of the organizations. Her experience in the community has led to roles in outreach and engagement including serving as co-Leader of Community Outreach and Engagement at the UCSD Moores Comprehensive Cancer Center, Academic-Community Liaison for the UCSD Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute, co-Investigator in the Outreach Core of the SDSU/UCSD Cancer Partnership, and Research and Evaluation Director for the Native American Research Center on Health. Dr. McDaniels-Davidson lives in San Diego with her partner and three children.