Ms. Biblia Kim, MPH, is faculty member in the Center for Community Resilience at the Loma Linda University School of Public Health. She teaches the Interventions in Community Health and Development series as part of the Global Health program, and also coordinates projects as the Grants and Projects Coordinator with the Office of Public Health Practice & Workforce Development. She has primarily focused on community engagement and applying community-based participatory research to culturally appropriate interventions for community disaster preparedness, resilience, and disaster risk reduction; mental health; and nutrition and obesity prevention in underserved communities. Much of her work has been in close collaboration with community health workers or promotores, as well as public health professionals and community- and faith-based organizations. She has also been integrally involved in coalition capacity-building and facilitation of public health leadership training.
Ms. Kim is involved in public health at the local level as an advisory board member for Inspire Multicultural Holistic Campus in San Bernardino. She is specifically interested in promoting the inclusion of Asian American in the broader public health discussion, and the intersection and integration of faith in public health approaches. As a lifelong learner, Biblia enjoys connecting with people and finding innovative solutions to local and global issues.