Joyce Ceja, MPH

California Department of Public Health 

California Cancer Control Program, California Dialogue on Cancer 

Joyce Ceja MPH, is the Coordination Support Specialist for the the Chronic Disease and Research Branch at the California Department of Public Health. Her time is dedicated to  coodintating CCCP's state cancer coalition (CDOC) activities to assist in developing activities related to objective and strategies of the state cancer plan. Prior to joining the state, Joyce had experience coordinating the implementation of community healthprograms all over Los Angeles County, and desired to make a bigger change after seeing members of her community affected by the burden of cancer. Joyce graduated from California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) with her MPH with a focus on urban health. Since then, she has been part of cancer control efforts such as the Minority Training Program in Cancer Control Research (MTPCCR). She also volunteered in researching with UCLA Fielding School of Public Health that explores cross-cultural difference found in quality-of-life studies among Asian and Asian American breast cancer survivors compared with Western cultures.