PEP4PA Coordinator/Health Educator
University of California, San Diego
Khalisa Bolling is passionate about building healthy communities and improving people's quality of life. She earned a Masters of Public Health from SDSU, and began her career in the City of National City's Building and Safety Department. There, she managed a Lead Hazard Control Program and a Healthy Homes Program. She served as the Director of Programs for Outdoor Outreach, a non-profit that connects youth to the transformative power of the outdoors. In the University of California, San Diego's Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, Khalisa currently coordinates an intervention as part of a research study funded by the National Institutes of Health. This study investigates the efficacy of a multi-level physical activity program aimed at improving the health of older adults. In this role, she leads a Community Advisory Board and delivers a training to empower older adults to become program leaders. Khalisa serves as chair of the board for the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition. She previously served as chair of the advocacy committee. She is committed to advocating for infrastructure that will allow biking to become a viable transportation option for all.
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