Darleen V. Peterson Claremont Graduate University, USA
Darleen V. Peterson
(M.A., M.P.H., Ph.D., M.C.H.E.S.) is Associate Professor of Practice and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Claremont Graduate University (CGU). She is the founding director of the Master of Public Health Program in the School of Community and Global Health at CGU. She served as Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine, as well as Assistant Director for the Master of Public Health program at the University of Southern California (USC). Her research interests include health communication, specifically the evaluation of statewide tobacco control campaigns and the assessment of pro-tobacco marketing activities. She received an M.A. in Communications Management from USC’s Annenberg School for Communication, an M.P.H. in Community Health Education from California State University, Northridge, and a Ph.D. in Preventive Medicine (Health Behavior Research) from USC. She is a masters-level certified heath education specialist.