AMBULATORY HEALTH EDUCATION

People cheering together

OUR STAFF 


Jose_Garcia

 

JOSE GARCIA

HEALTHIER LIVING PROGRAM
Health Education Specialist

Jose began working for the County of Santa Clara in 1997. Over his 20 plus years with the County, he has worked in the Emergency Room, Emergency Psychiatric Services, Home Composting Program, Household Hazardous Waste Program, and in 2014, joined the Healthier Living Program as the lead coordinator.

    He received his certification as a Master Trainer for the Healthier Living Program in 2014. Jose obtained a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley. In his personal time, he loves spending time with his wife, daughter, and Yorkshire terrier, Paddington. He also enjoys cooking up some good BBQ in his smoker for friends and family. He is an avid sports fan, and often times can be found in the stands of Levi’s Stadium cheering on his beloved 49ers on game day.


    Brenda-Flores-Corbella

     

    BRENDA FLORES-CORBELLA

    HEALTHIER LIVING PROGRAM
    Health Education Specialist (Extra Help)

    Brenda is a student in the Master of Public Health Program at San Jose State University. Her experience began in 2003 teaching nutrition education classes to low-income Latina women in Fresno County through the University of California Cooperative Extension.

      She expanded her work experience with the Fresno County Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Program in rural farm worker communities within the Central Valley region, along with creating collaboration projects such as a Walking School Bus and community gardens. Brenda enjoys coffee, reading, walking, music, and spending time with her friends and family. Brenda would someday like to write a book about her family’s immigrant and first-generation experience in the United States.​


      Carmen-Gilman

       

      CARMEN GILMAN

      HEALTHIER LIVING PROGRAM
      Health Education Associate (Extra Help)

      Carmen joined Ambulatory Health Education Department (AHED) in 2018 as a Health Educator. Her passion to convey information that will impact people’s health changes, led her to get certified as facilitator in the Healthier Living Program.

        She holds a Teaching Credential and a Bachelor’ s degree in Psychology with a minor in Child Development from San José State University. She has twenty years of experience from working in school settings and non-profit organizations. As a bilingual Health Educator, she has taught numerous nutrition and Healthy Eating Habits classes, for families in diverse communities of Santa Clara County. She enjoys the outdoors, art, and exercising.​


        Srilatha-Ajjarapu

         

        SRILATHA AJJARAPU, MS

        HEALTHIER LIVING PROGRAM
        Health Education Specialist (Extra Help)

        Srilatha brings multicontinental, multicultural experience as a Health Educator. After receiving her M.S. in Nutrition and Food Science from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, she lived in India and Switzerland where she developed her passion towards health education.​

          She gained over a decade of experience of teaching health education in various settings such as elementary schools, corporate hospital, community college, and a non-profit organization. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, hiking through nature, and traveling with her family. ​


          Nupur-Rathor

           

          NUPUR RATHORE

          HEALTHIER LIVING PROGRAM
          Health Education Specialist (Extra Help)

          Nupur joined the Ambulatory Health Education Department (AHED) in 2019 as a part of Healthier Living Program. She brings with her nearly 10 years of experience as a healthcare professional, overseeing multiple programs like Tuberculosis, AIDS/HIV, Polio, Oral Cancer.

            Her passion for community health and education stemmed from her work with the rural population, educating them on different aspects of Oral health. Nupur is currently pursuing her Master’s from San Jose State University in Public Administration and holds a Bachelor’s in Dentistry from India. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family and travelling.​

            < Previous     1     2     3    4     Next >