Full Name
Liliana Osorio
Job Title
UCSD Center for Community Health, Project Manager
UCSD Center for Community Health
Speaker Bio
Liliana Osorio, MPH is a Project Manager at the UCSD Center for Community Health, supporting the San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative and the HEALthy 4 You Project. Prior to her work at UCSD, Liliana was the Director of the Health Initiative of the Americas (HIA) at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health where she worked for almost 20 years. During that time, she led several projects aiming to improve the health and well-being of Latino immigrants in the U.S., including the coordination of the annual Binational Health Week, one of the largest mobilization efforts in the Americas to offer health education and preventive services to migrant populations. Other projects included the annual Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health, the Research Program in Migration and Health, and the Binational Promotores Program. Liliana managed several state and national campaigns targeting Spanish-speaking Latinos on different health topics, co-developed multiple publications and manual trainings for Community Health Workers, and was the main editor of four editions of the “English – Spanish Dictionary of Health-Related Terms”.
Liliana is a co-instructor of a graduate course on Migration and Global Health at San Diego State University. She is a long-standing active member of the San Diego County Promotores Coalition, and serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Champions for Health. Liliana received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Communication and Journalism in Colombia, and her Master’s in Public Health at San Diego State University.
Liliana Osorio