Our Team


Shadeh Rassoulkhani

Shadeh Rassoulkhani is native to San Diego and a recent graduate with a Master of Public Health, concentrating in health promotion and behavioral science from San Diego State University. She also completed her bachelors in Sociology from UC Santa Barbara in 2016 and has enjoyed working with diverse populations in San Diego since then. Shadeh…

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Joycelin Chou

Joycelin is committed to community health and aspires to help achieve health equity. Her passion for public health stemmed from her undergraduate experience at the University of California, Irvine, where she earned a BA in Public Health Policy. After working in the healthcare industry for several years, she attended San Diego State University and earned…

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Wendy Mejia

Wendy Mejia is a native to San Diego. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from San Diego State University in 2016. Shortly after, she joined the Center for Healthier Communities as a Safe Routes to School intern. Wendy continued to grow into other roles within the Center and has now transitioned to the role…

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Alicia Wood

Alicia Wood was born and raised in Seattle, WA but came to California in 2003 to attend Chapman University. She majored in Sociology with an emphasis in Social Work. After college, Alicia worked at the Braille Institute in Anaheim running an after school program for blind and visually impaired children. After moving around Orange County…

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Shelli Brown

Shelli Brown has been working with and for youth and families in a variety of settings for over twenty years. Ms. Brown’s interest in impacting young people and families took root in San Diego where she worked for the San Diego Unified School District as a teacher’s aide and counseling aide shortly after graduating from…

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Mary Beth Moran

Mary Beth joined Rady Children’s Hospital in 2007 as the Manager of Injury Prevention Programs in the Center for Healthier Communities. This was an expansion of her career as a physical therapist in which she could serve a broader population with preventative, public health programs. Mary Beth practiced physical therapy for 25 years, and was…

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