Achievements

Trustee, Orange County Board of Education, District 5

Dean, School of Communication, Chapman University

Former Full Member of the Chao Family/NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of California, Irvine in the School of Medicine, Division of Population Sciences

Former Adjunct Professor at the University of California, Irvine’s Department of Population Health and Disease Prevention, Program in Public Health

Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, and Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma

Cited as top ten prolific authors in Health Communication

150 published research articles and twelve published books in the areas of communication, health, and aging

Innovative research featured in the Los Angeles Times, Orange County Register, and TED