San Diego State University

Heather L. Corliss

Heather L. Corliss

Heather L. Corliss

Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science

Phone: (619) 594-3470
Office: SP 100 / HH 114G

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  • PhD, Epidemiology, UCLA (2004)
  • MPH, Community Health Sciences, UCLA (1999)

Scholarly Areas

Health disparities based on sexual orientation and gender identity (LGBT Health), adolescent health, sexual health, substance use and mental health, effects of social stigma on health behaviors and chronic health, longitudinal cohort methods


Dr. Heather L. Corliss joined the Graduate School of Public Health at San Diego State University in the fall of 2013. Before coming to SDSU, Dr. Corliss was an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital where she received advanced training in health disparities and adolescent health research.