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Doris Cancel-Tirado
Doris Cancel-Tirado
Assistant Professor


PhD in Human Development and Family Studies: Oregon State University
Master in Public Health: Oregon State University
MA in Counseling Psychology: Interamerican University of Puerto Rico
BA in Psychology: University of Puerto Rico



Doris Cancel-Tirado, assistant professor of Community Health in the Division of Health and Physical Education, was born in San Germán, Puerto Rico. She has more than 12 years of experience working with health and human services agencies and deeply values and engages in multidisciplinary efforts to improve family well-being in diverse and multicultural contexts. Her current research areas of interest include: sexual and reproductive health issues among Latinos, health disparities, fatherhood, poverty, and diversity in higher education.


Courses taught:
Health and Social Services
Assessment and Program Planning
Poverty and Public Health
Women's Health



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Division of Health and Exercise Science
College of Education
Western Oregon University
Monmouth, OR 97361

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Peggy Pedersen, Ph.D.
Division Chair