Valerie Mercer

Valerie Mercer, MPH, MA (Project Coordinator) is the Project Coordinator for multiple research projects within the Division of Global Public Health. The projects she is currently coordinating explore the relationships between HIV, STIs, drug use, access and utilization of services among high risk populations along the US/Mexico and Mexico/Guatemala borders. She received her BS in Biology from the University of California, San Diego and her MPH in Health Promotion and MA in Latin American Studies from San Diego State University. She has been involved in public health promotion and research projects since 2001 in San Diego, Mexico and South America, with an emphasis on reproductive and sexual health.