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R. Patricia Herring, PhD
Professor, School of Public Health
School of Public Health
Personal    Research Interests
  • Adventist Health Women’s Health Issues Minority Health Issues (including the family) Violence Issues (intimate partner violence, family violence) Divorce Mediation & counseling Child Advocacy ( 10/2009 )
  Personal Interests
  • She has three children, two are physicians and one has a PhD in biochemistry from Loma Linda University.  She has two granddaughters ages two and three years old. She claims her greatest accomplishment, through the grace of God, is her children and grandchildren who are solid Christians who put God at the center of their lives.       ( 10/2009 )
  Personal Accomplishments
    • Associate Professor, Health Promotion and Education, Loma Linda University School of Public Health.
    • Coordinator for MPH Health Education Field Practicum
    • Co-Investigator for the Adventist Health Studies-2
    • Liaison/Coordinator for Adventist Health Studies-2 Black/African American Adventists
    Dr. Herring is a Pacific Union College trained registered nurse who completed her master''s at the University of Texas at Dallas, and her PhD in health education at Texas Woman’s University. Her dissertation was a study comparing the health beliefs and health promotion activities of Black and White women. She has been on faculty at Loma Linda University for nearly 14 years. ( 10/2009 )