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Liliana Rojas Guyler

Title: Associate Professor
Health Promotion And Education
Tel: 513-556-0993
Email: liliana.guyler@uc.edu

Dr. Liliana Rojas-Guyler earned her doctorate degree from Indiana University in Bloomington where she majored in Health Behavior and minored in Human Sexuality Education and in Instructional Systems Technology (2002). She earned two degrees from the University of Florida in Gainesville, a Bachelor's degree in Health Education majoring in Community Health in 1995 and a Masters degree in Health Education with emphasis in Public Health in 1996. She is certified by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing as a Certified Health Education Specialist. Before completing her doctoral studies, Dr. Rojas-Guyler worked for Eli Lilly as an instructional designer and for Frontier Corp as a process analyst. Dr. Rojas-Guyler has combined academic, community and corporate industry work experience.  Dr. Rojas-Guyler has published and presented widely on minority health issues, particularly those relating to Latina health. She is committed to health education initiatives that enrich the lives, health and well-being of girls, particularly those of girls who may be in vulnerable or disadvantaged positions. Dr. Rojas-Guyler is currently an Associate Professor of Health Promotion and Education at the University of Cincinnati and an Academic Research Partner with Harmony Garden.

Dr. Rojas-Guyler is an active professional in her field including involvement in the American Association for Health Education and the National Latina Health Network. Her involvement also includes several contributions to local community organizations such as the Bienestar program of Santa Maria Community Services and the Abriendo Puertas program of the Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati. Dr. Rojas-Guyler is a member of the Greater Cincinnati Hispanic Coalition and a founding member of the Latino Health Collaborative of Greater Cincinnati. Dr. Rojas-Guyler has served as a member of the Cincinnati Metro YMCA Board of Directors and Northern Kentucky University's Latino and Multicultural Center for Regional Development Board of Governors. She is the recipient of several honors including the Horizon Award from the American Alliance for Health Education, for demonstrating "outstanding potential to obtain prominence in the health education profession" and a nomination for the UC Women's Center Student Choice Awards as Faculty Woman of the Year among others. Liliana is a native of Colombia, has lived in the US for over twenty years and in this area for seven years, where she resides with her family, her husband and two young sons.

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