Christi M. Navarro is an assistant professor of public health at NSU, where she earned her M.S. in Educational Leadership. She has a Ph.D. in Public Health with a concentration in health promotion and disease prevention and a graduate certificate in women’s studies from Florida International University.
Navarro is a dedicated and enthusiastic educator who is driven to inspire students to academic success. She has more than 20 years of combined experience in education, public health, research/evaluation and social service. She has worked as an instructor in both secondary and higher education settings and has experience developing curricula. Navarro has previously worked in the South Florida community implementing, developing and evaluating community‐based programs that address overall health, mental health and risk behaviors among youth. Additionally, she has planned and implemented training programs for community stakeholders on results‐based accountability and evidence‐based practices.
Navarro is the course director for Community Health, Mental Health as Public Health, and Epidemiology Honors for the B.S. in Public Health program. She is also the course director for the Integrative Learning Experience—the culminating experience course for the M.P.H. program.