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Daniel Handysides, DrPH, MPH, CHES, CHG
Assistant Professor, School of Public Health
School of Public Health

Dr. Daniel Handysides has a passion for public health. Born to missionary parents in Lesotho, Southern Africa, he entered the world with strong global roots. Moving back to his parents homeland of Canada at age 7, he completed high school there. Continuing to travel, Andrews University located in Michigan was the next stop, obtaining a Bs in Zoology. It was at Andrews that he met his beautiful wife, Sandra. After Andrews University, Daniel spent 12 months living and working with the Miskito Indians, in the rainforests of North Eastern Nicaragua. Returning to the U.S.A. he completed both a MPH in Environmental Public Health, and a DrPH in Health Education at Loma Linda University. Currently he is an assistant professor for the School of Public Health  He has a passion for helping the under served and disadvantaged. Dr. Handysides research interests include perceptions and their role in high-risk behaviors, adolescent populations, addictive behaviors.