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L. Cricel Molina de Mesa

  • Teaching Associate Professor
  • ​​​​PhD, MPH

  • Health Sciences
  • 773-325-8954
  • ​McGowan South, Room 411C

Dr. Molina is a public health gerontologist with teaching and research interests in ethnogerontology, health disparities, social determinants of health, and epidemiology. She received a BS in Psychology from Loyola University Chicago, an MPH from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a PhD from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. 

At DePaul she is the faculty advisor for the following student organizations: Alpha Sigma Kappa Women in Technical Studies Sorority, Shine Student Mental Health Awareness, Doctors Without Borders, InterVarsity, and DePaul Women's Acapella. She is also the co-coach for the Department of Health Sciences Public Health Scholar Bowl Team.

Courses Taught:

HLTH 201 Introduction to Health Sciences

HLTH 202 Health Research Literacy

HLTH 210 Introduction to Public Health

HLTH 310 Fundamentals of Epidemiology

HLTH 318 Health of Aging Populations

HLTH 350 Senior Capstone