Educating Online To Impact Change Offline

Through the latest in technology, we are passionate about bringing together brilliant minds from around the world and educating public health leaders. Throughout your UC Berkeley Online MPH journey, you will receive high-touch service to help you succeed.

Deborah Barnett, PhD

Director On-Campus/Online Master of Public Health Program


Deborah is a founder of the OOMPH program and pioneer in online education.

Jack Colford Jr. MD, PhD, MPH

Faculty Director, On-Campus/Online Master of Public Health Program

Evan vanDommelen-Gonzalez, DrPH, MPH

Academic Advisor; Faculty Lead for the Interdisciplinary Program

Evan advocates for and works with students to align their course map and study emphases with their professional and learning goals from their first year through graduation.

Kimberley MacPherson, MPH, MBA

Academic Advisor, Health Policy & Management Concentration

Michelle Ruiz, MAEd

Instructional Designer

Michelle guides the instructional team in instructional design concepts, educational technology tools, and digital learning methods.

Julie C. Moss, MFA, MAEd

Instructional Designer

Julie works with faculty to design course elements, develop course materials, and provide guidance on pedagogical strategies for online instruction. 

Judy Smithson, MEd

Program Manager

Kristine Doss

HPM Program Manager

Stephanie Nguyen

Enrollment Advisor


Stephanie works with prospective students by providing pre-admission advising and assists SPH Student Services with organizing SPH events.

Amy Lou

Admissions Advisor


Amy supports prospective students in navigating the application process and assists with recruitment and student services events.

Lucas Carlton

Program and Administrative Manager