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Debra Kreisberg PhD

Senior Clinical Instructor
  • Department of Environmental & Occupational Health

Debra Kreisberg specializes in system and institute development and management, focusing on at-risk populations and public health disaster preparedness. She has 25 years of experience working with vulnerable populations due to disasters and humanitarian crisis. She is experienced in working with varied partners such as hospitals, health departments, all levels of government and nonprofit service organizations to develop collaborations around standards, service competencies for vulnerable populations, enhanced service access, culturally appropriate assessment and intake tools, and evaluation and measurement tools in healthcare access, quality of care, and quality of life issues.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • PhD International Studies, University of Denver, 2002
  • MA Public Policy, University of Denver 1990
  • AAS Emergency Management, Red Rocks 2006


  • Delta Omega National Honorary Society in Public Health, Inducted 2017
  • International Journal of Epidemiology Photoessay Competition. Runner-up. 2015.
  • M. Donald Whorton Writing Award, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, 2013
  • Dean’s Recognition Apple for Teachers, School of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, 2008, 2009