Marissa Brash, DrPH, MPH, CPH

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Marissa Brash is an experienced public health researcher with clinical research expertise in epigenetics prevention and treatment for autoimmune diseases. Dr. Brash currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at Azusa Pacific University. She is also the Program Director for the Public Health masters and doctoral programs at APU. Throughout the last decade, she has been working in higher education and has been responsible for developing new academic programs at multiple Southern California institutions and conducting research on Multiple Sclerosis and Systemic Lupus Erythematous. She is nationally certified in Public Health and has a strong background in biostatistics and epidemiology. Her current research interests include epigenetic-based autoimmune public health prevention efforts through lifestyle interventions, and neuroeducation topics related to academic stress and anxiety in the STEM subjects.