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Meet the Staff

Picture of Melissa AcunaMelissa Acuna (she/her/hers) is the Senior Health Educator at the Student Health Center. She received her Bachelor's and Master's in Public Health from CSUSB and is a Certified Health Education Specialist.

Melissa has been with the department since 2016, starting as a Peer Health Educator and becoming a professional staff member shortly after. She provides oversight of the Department of Health Promotion at the San Bernardino campus. She leads on-campus programs, such as the CSUSB Narcan Training program, the Student Health Advisory Committee, and the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Committee. 





Picture of Elizabeth GutierrezElizabeth Gutierrez (she/her/hers) is a Health Educator at the Student Health Center. She is a proud first-generation graduate student and is a self-described “extroverted-introvert.” Elizabeth received her bachelor's in Kinesiology, Exercise Science from CSUSB and Master's in Public Health, Health Education from Loma Linda University. She is passionate about supporting the health and well-being of students through education about reproductive health, suicide prevention, nutrition, and physical activity. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist, Certified Family Planning Health Worker, and Certified in Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention.