Ross, Helen S. (1921-2016)
Year Retired from SJSU
San Jose State University, 1992 Cert. Gerontology
University of California, Berkeley, 1971 Ed.D.
University of California, Berkeley, 1953 MPH
University of Utah, 1946 BS
San Jose State University, 1970-1992
University of California at Berkeley, 1960-1970
Administrative and Professional Experience
Chief, Department of Health Education, Berkeley City Health Department;
Chief, Department of Health Education, Alameda County Department of Health Services;
Health Educator, Contra Costa County Health Department;
Health Educator, Alameda County Lung Association.
Consulted internationally for World Health Organization, Ford Foundation, USAID and UNFPA in the following assignments: Afghanistan, Egypt (3 short‑term assignments); Indonesia (18 times); Malaysia; Philippines (2 times); Bangladesh; India; Switzerland; Micronesian Islands. Served as a consultant in these areas: health education, family planning, immunizations, nutrition, environmental health, and organizational development and training methodology.
Ross, Helen S. and Mico, Paul R., Health Education Theory and Practice, Mayfield Publishing Co., Palo Alto, CA, 1980 (translated into Chinese).
Mico, Paul R., and Ross, Helen S., Health Education and Behavioral Science, Third Party Associates, Inc., Oakland, CA (translated into Chinese).
Published approximately 30 articles, two book reviews, and many presentations at professional meetings.
Principal Investigator: USPHS Community Health Coalition Multicultural Project.
Co‑Project Director: USPHS Health Promotions Multidisciplinary/Multicultural Project.