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

Chief of Curriculum and Instruction & Director On-Campus/
Online Professional MPH Program

PH: (510) 643-3897

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, Interdisciplinary Program


PH: (510) 642-8353

Kristine Doss, MPH

Program Manager, Health Policy & Management Concentration


PH: (510) 643-0976

Stephanie Nguyen

Recruitment Specialist 


PH: 510-664-7979

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


Admissions Coordinator


PH: 510-642-7675

Lucas Carlton

Program and Administrative Manager