College of Health Sciences and Human Services

CHSHS News Archive

News Archive

From Soldier to Student

November 5, 2020 -- CHHS students Ken Townend and Antonio Lucero reflect on the challenges and merits of being student veterans, and how CSUMB provides support.

Kinesiology Faculty and Students Receive Accolades

October 2020 -- For his presentations at the Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness annual meeting, Dr. Eric Martin was presented with the Outstanding Research Award. Kinesiology students Rosalba Saavedra and Kevin Pilotzi qualified as finalists for multiple research submissions at the Southwest American College of Sports Medicine Undergraduate research competition.

Healthcare Heroes

April 17, 2020 -- CHSHS is counting our own among the healthcare heroes on the frontlines battling the COVID-19 global pandemic. MSPA and Nursing students are working and volunteering in our region and across the country during the ongoing crisis.

Chinatown Community Learning Center Recognized for Innovative Programming

September 25, 2019 -- The Chinatown Community Learning Center (CCLC), soon to be Community Health Engagement (CHE), was awarded recognition by the Latino Network of Monterey County during their 30th Annual Celebration of Culture and Language at Sherwood Hall in Salinas.

MSPA Students Put On Health Fair at Steinbeck Center

September 6, 2019 -- MSPA students hosted a free health fair at the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, facilitating blood pressure checks and distributing educational health materials to community members.. Blood pressure checks were performed on 20 people over the course of 2 hours, including on President Ochoa!

Kinesiology Department Initiates New Program, "Exercise is Medicine on Campus"

Fall 2019 - The Kinesiology Department is excited to announce the launch of "Exercise is Medicine on Campus" (EIM-OC), a worldwide initiative alongside 200 other campuses aiming to integrate physical activity and healthy living into the campus culture. Kinesiology is partnering with CSUMB groups including Health and Wellness Services, Athletics, and University Personnel, to deliver fun, interactive programming for employees and students alike.

MSPA Program Receives Song-Brown Grant

July 24, 2019 – The CSUMB MSPA Program has received a grant from California’s Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development’s (OSHPD) Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Development Training Program. The grant, totaling $72,000, will provide funding to the MSPA program to provide clinical training and education to PA students to prepare them to provide medical care to patients in underserved communities.

Congratulations to Dr. Kai Medina-Martinez!

March 15, 2019 --The College of Health Sciences and Human Services wishes to congratulate Dr. Kai Medina-Martinez, of the Department of Social Work, for their successful dissertation defense at the University of Utah, entitled “YOU ARE NOT WHO YOU SAID YOU WERE WHEN YOU WERE HIRED!”: AN AUTOETHNOGRAPHICAL ACCOUNT OF A STUDENT AFFAIRS PROFESSIONAL’S TRANS* BECOMING.