Dr. Brenda Soto, Associate Professor
Holds a Ph.D in Health and Exercise Sciences (Specialization Health Education and Promotion, Support areas: Health Management and Adult Education), a Master’s of Science in Health Law, and a Master’s in Public Health Education (Specialization: Community Services Health Education, Support area: School Health). As a health educator, she developed, implemented and evaluated education programs and activities for impoverished migrant/seasonal farm workers, their families, and underserved community members. In addition to her clinical setting experience, Dr. Soto Torres has 22 years of teaching experience at the undergraduate, graduate and professional doctors’ levels (community health, public health and pharmacy). She is currently a Researcher for the Outreach Core of the U54 PHSU Moffit Cancer Center Partnership. Dr. Soto-Torres early research has been focused on women’s health, developing educational programs and interventions and is transitioning to cancer related research. Dr. Soto-Torres has presented her research at local, national and international settings on topics including gender- based violence; disordered eating behaviors, physical-nutrition and health disparities.