Faculty Research Assistant, Behavioral and Community Health
Project HEAL Program Manager
Building: School of Public Health | Room: 1101E
Phone: (301) 405-7593 |
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Community Health Awareness, Messages, & Prevention (CHAMP)
CV / Resume
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Sherie Lou Z. Santos, MPH, is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) who earned her dual MPH at the Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California with concentrations in both Health Promotion Education and Maternal and Child Health. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from The George Washington University while following a Pre-med path and minoring in both Biology and Sociocultural Anthropology. She is currently the Program Manager for Project HEAL (Health through Early Awareness and Learning), a five-year National Cancer Institute-funded project aiming to identify the best way to implement evidence-based strategies for increasing cancer screening behaviors. Outside academia, Ms. Santos has gained extensive experience in program management, event and conference management, leadership development, and logistical support across multiple disciplines.

Education and Training

MPH Health Promotion and Education & Maternal and Child Health, Loma Linda University, 2011


Santos, S.L.Z., Tagai, E.K., Wang, M.Q., Scheirer, M.A., Slade, J., & Holt, C.L. (in press). Feasibility of a web-based training system for peer community health advisors in cancer early detection among African Americans. American Journal of Public Health.

Holt, C.L., Tagai, E.K., Scheirer, M.A., Santos, S.L.Z., Bowie, J., Haider, M., Slade, J., Wang, M.Q., & Whitehead, T. (2014). Translating evidence-based interventions for implementation: Experiences from Project HEAL in African American Churches.  Implementation Science, 9(66). doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-9-66.  PMCID: PMC4057552