The San Diego State University Alumni Association recently announced the Awards for Outstanding Faculty Contributions to the University, more commonly known as the “Faculty Monty”. Each year, the group honors one outstanding faculty member from each of the University’s colleges and awardees are recognized at the All-University Convocation. Read more about the Faculty Monty award.
On August 20, 2015, Dr. Guadalupe X. “Suchi” Ayala, Associate Dean for Research in the College of Health and Human Services, Professor in the Graduate School of Public Health, and Co-Director of the Institute for Behavioral and Community Health was presented with the Outstanding Faculty Award for the College of Health and Human Services, 2015. Dr. Ayala was recognized for her achievements in designing evidence-based interventions to prevent and control a variety of chronic health conditions, including obesity, diabetes, and asthma among Latinos. She works with families, healthcare systems, schools, grocery stores, restaurants, and community-based organizations to create an environment that supports a healthy lifestyle.
Congratulations, Dr. Ayala!