Guadalupe Xochitl Ayala, PhD

Dr. Guadalupe Xochitl Ayala is a Professor in the Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science with the School of Public Health. Dr. Ayala received her PhD from UCSD-SDSU Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and her MPH in Health Promotion from the SDSU School of Public Health both in 2002. 

Dr. Ayala’s research focuses on reducing health disparities among the U.S. Latino(a) community. Specifically, she develops and evaluates multi-sector, multi-level interventions to improve access to and consumption of healthy foods, promote physical activity, and prevent and control obesity, diabetes, and asthma. 

PH 650F Field Practicum in Health Promotion (Spring)

PH 750F Advanced Field Practicum in Health Promotion (Spring)