Faculty & Staff at TUC

Dr. Elena O. Lingas

Elena O. Lingas

College: CEHS

Department: Public Health Program

Title: Assistant Director & Associate Professor

Phone: (707) 638-5830

E-Mail: elena.lingas@tu.edu

Office: Wilderman Hall, Rm. 407

Assistant Director, Public Health Program

Prior to her appointment at Touro University California, Dr. Lingas was a postdoctoral scholar at the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at the University of California, San Francisco.  Immediately preceding her time at UCSF, Dr. Lingas was a Research Scientist at the Berkeley Media Studies Group, where she analyzed media content on a variety of topics, including intimate partner violence, paid family leave, pesticides, tuberculosis, immigration, racial discrimination, and food and beverage marketing.  Before commencing her doctoral studies, Dr. Lingas served as an epidemiologist in the AIDS/STD Control Program for the San Bernarndino County Health Department. Dr. Lingas holds a doctorate in public health from the University of California, Berkeley, an MPH in Infectious Disease Epidemiology from Yale University, and a BA, cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in Spanish from the University of Oregon.

PH 604a Health Policy & Management

PH 645 Capstone Course

PH 624 Public Health and the Media

PH 619 Research Methodology

PH 606 Health Education and Promotion

Research interests: corporate activities as a determinant of health; intersection of news media and public health policy; health equity; infectious diseases.

Last Updated: 3/15/16