Daniel Perales, DrPH, MPH

Name:   Daniel Perales, DrPH, MPH
Email:   daniel.perales@sjsu.edu
Office:   MH 515

Daniel Perales received his BA degree from the University of California at Berkeley and his MPH and DrPH degrees from the University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston. His professional and research interests include injury control and program evaluation. Dr. Perales teaches Health Promotion Planning and Evaluation in the MPH program and has taught several courses in the undergraduate program including Social Marketing, and Epidemiology. He is also the SJSU MPH Program Director of Distance Education.

Over the last 25 years, he has conducted evaluation research that includes observational studies of bicycle safety helmet use in two California counties and needle exchange HIV/AIDS harm reduction programs. He has also conducted evaluation of programs related to tobacco control, prenatal care outreach, nutrition education and food security, child immunization, and coalition development and maintenance.