Trained as an epidemiologist and social worker, Dr. Nuño combines the two disciplines to maximize her research and practice. She has more than two decades of experience in program design, implementation and evaluation in school and community settings, and six years of experience conducting research.
Dr. Nuño is the Director of the Family and Child Health Program where she manages the Master of Public Health in Maternal and Child Health and the Master of Public Health in Global Health degrees along with the Doctor of Public Health degree in Maternal and Child Health. She teaches two graduate courses: Maternal and Child Health and Adolescent Health. Dr. Nuño works closely with students at various levels as evidenced by advising and mentoring more than 50 students from disciplines including public health, social work, nursing, medicine and psychology.