Karen Boyce, LCSW (she/her/hers)
Karen is a licensed clinical social worker who has worked in health education for 14 years both in schools and health departments. Her specialties are in sexual health and health equity.
Fun Fact: Karen has won two competitive bocce trophies!
Taylor Davies, M.A. (she/her/hers)
Sexual Health Education Coordinator
Taylor works towards fostering a sex positive community at SF State and ensuring sexual health programming is inclusive and accessible to all here at campus.
Fun Fact: Taylor loves Disney movies and British comedy game shows!
Elizabeth Gandara, MPH (she/her/hers)
Substance Use Education Coordinator
Liz works to promote the health and well being of all San Francisco State students and is passionate about harm reduction focused substance use health education.
Fun Fact: Liz enjoys exploring different hiking trails and foods from different cultures throughout the Bay Area.
Mina Hernandez (She/They)
Health Communications Specialist
Mina works with each of the health educators to develop strategic health messaging and marketing for campaigns and initiatives.
Fun fact: Mina taught a class about fruit history!
Vincent Lam, MPH (he/him/his)
Senior Mental Health Education Coordinator
Vincent works to promote mental health and wellness through culture, community, and creativity. He aims to foster a culture of care that destigmatizes mental health, normalize seeking support and cultivates self/community care.
Fun Fact: As a music lover and former hip-hop dancer, Vincent is an expressive arts and culture enthusiast, who enjoys going to concerts and music festivals, like Outside Lands.
Martha Mellblom (she/her/hers)
Martha provides administrative support for our Health Promotion & Wellness team.
Fun fact: Martha has walked almost every public stairway in San Francisco!
Kim Nguyen, M.A. (she/her/hers)
Peer Health Leadership Coordinator
Kim focuses on elevating student’s leadership through the peer health leadership program which includes the Student Leader program and Ambassador program.
Fun fact: Kim participates in an annual river cleanup with her family and friends in Petaluma!
Anjuman Shah, MS, RDN (she/her/hers)
Nutrition Education Coordinator
Anjuman is a Registered Dietitian who is passionate about empowering others to feel and look their best through building balanced, sustainable lifestyle habits. She believes good health can be achieved at any size, and enjoys helping students find a balance of eating and movement that supports their life goals.
Fun fact: Anjuman loves listening to T-Pain while cleaning and eating chutney sandwiches with Hot Cheetos. She always appreciates a good food pun.