Health and Human Services Degree Programs

Health and Human Services incorporates a wide spectrum of health perspectives, including physical, emotional, financial and personal.

Many health care professionals recognize the importance of addressing health and wellness in its totality and are taking a holistic approach in their practice focusing on one or more of these areas of health and wellness. Touro University Worldwide offers multiple health and human services degree programs that focus on the mind, body and spirit for professional and personal development.

TUW’s Edith Neumann School of Health and Human Services is focused on delivering a solid professional education that fosters the well-being of community members and positions professionals to make positive contributions to society. Scholar-practitioners lead academic studies through an inclusive learning environment that delivers a high level of academic achievement and promotes real-world success.

Bachelor’s Health and Human Services Programs

Graduate Health and Human Services Programs

Doctorate Health and Human Services Programs


Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Lyzette Blanco

Dr. Lyzette Blanco

Background

  • Areas of expertise: Multidisciplinary and applied research in ethnic/racial disparities, childhood obesity, tobacco cessation and impact of trauma.
  • Published author
  • Reviewer for several academic peer-reviewed journals.

Roles at TUW

  • Director of the Edith Neumann School of Health and Human Services
  • Assistant Professor


Dr. Denise Mayo

Dr.-Lewis

Background

  • Areas of expertise: Childhood literacy, women in leadership, particularly as applied to minority or economically disenfranchised populations.
  • Published in several academic books and journals

Roles at TUW

  • Director of the Bachelor of Arts in Social Work Program
  • Professor of Social Work


Dr. Cherrie Dowdell

Dr.-Lewis

Background

  • Areas of expertise: HIV/disease prevention, infectious disease and education
  • Current member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Rapid Response Team
  • Served as a firefighter in NAS Oceana for the U.S. Navy

Roles at TUW

  •  Adjunct Professor of Health Sciences, Edith Neumann School of Health Sciences


Dr. Darren Moore

Darren Moore

 

Background

  • Areas of expertise: Expert in the field of MFT including various positions at both the state and national levels. Research topics include but are not limited to obesity, weight loss, eating disorders, and fatherlessness. Extensive MFT teaching expertise MFT in a variety of modalities.
  • Publisher, reviewer and editorial board member of peer-reviewed journals
  • AAMFT Certificate of Leadership Recipient

Roles at TUW

  • Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Masters Program
  • Associate Professor


 

Dr. Masha Godkin

Masha Godkin

Background

  • Areas of expertise: A wealth of clinical experience in the field of MFT, specializing in but not limited to Telemental health, addiction, and working with young actors. Contributing to the field of MFT is the extensive background in the performing arts such as child actress, dancer and opera singer. Served in various roles to include Clinical Supervisor, Clinical Director, Dissertation Chair, undergraduate and graduate level teaching, and curriculum developer.

Roles at TUW

  • Assistant Director of the Marriage and Therapy Masters Program
  • Oversight of Practicum and Clinical Training

Staff Spotlight

 

Nicole Laurel

Nicole Laurel

Background

  • Areas of expertise: Community mental health within the Department of Mental Health Los Angeles, Early Education and Development, Adolescent residential treatment.
  • Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy – trained in CBT, TF-CBT, Wrap Around, Play Therapy, and Outcome Measures

Roles at TUW

  • Community Placement Liaison Advisor in the MFT program

WSCUC Accreditation

Touro University Worldwide is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Touro College Los Angeles (Lander Campus) is a division of Touro University Worldwide.

For more information on WSCUC, visit www.wascsenior.org or write WSCUC at 985 Atlantic Ave., Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501.