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The CSU Institute, through its partner CSU campuses, is active in communities throughout California. Click the area below that is closest to you to find out what’s going on near you:
- East Bay (San Francisco Bay Area)
- Long Beach
- Los Angeles
- San Francisco
- San Marcos, San Diego
Our Campus Partners are all part of the Cal State University system working to further the mission of the Institute by bringing palliative care awareness programs to their local communities and campuses. Although each campus operates independently, they work closely with the California State Institute for Palliative Care to stay abreast of the latest palliative care issues and opportunities. Each campus is working to educate students, faculty, and community members about the importance and power of palliative care.
Learn more about local classes and events, and the latest palliative news at a CSU campus near you.
Cal State San Marcos is where the Institute launched in September 2012. CSUSM’s president, Dr. Karen Haynes has been the driving force behind the Institute’s rapid success. In early 2014, the Institute named Sharon Hamill, Ph.D. the faculty director for the first campus partner, CSUSM. Sharon is responsible for the palliative care programs at the campus and local level.
California State University Long Beach is the third largest campus of the 23-school California State University system and one of the largest universities in the state of California by enrollment. It is now supporting the efforts of the CSU Institute for Palliative Care as a Campus Partner. The Institute Faculty Director is Dr. Joy R. Goebel. She is associate professor at the School of Nursing and her academic area is palliative care.
California State University East Bay is located in the eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Nidhi Mahendra is the Institute’s Faculty Lead at CSU East Bay. She is an Associate Professor of Communicative Sciences and Disorders and also directs the Aging and Cognition Research Clinic at CSUEB.
San Francisco State University is located on more than 141 acres in the southwestern region of San Francisco. The campus was established in 1899 and in keeping with its history of innovation, SFSU is participating in the CSU Institute for Palliative Care as a Campus Partner. The Institute Faculty Director is Brian de Vries, Ph.D. He is a professor of gerontology at San Francisco State University with adjunct appointments at Simon Fraser University (in Vancouver, BC) as well as the University of Alberta (in Edmonton).
Cal State L.A. is a public comprehensive university, part of the 23 campus California State University (CSU) system. The campus is located in the eastern region of Los Angeles, California, United States, in the University Hills district, facing the San Gabriel Mountains, at the center of Los Angeles metropolitan area just five miles (8 km) east of Downtown Los Angeles.
California State University, Fresno (commonly referred to as Fresno State) is a public comprehensive university and one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. It is located at the northeast edge of Fresno, California, approximately 58 miles (93 km) from the entrance to Yosemite National Park, and sits at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in the San Joaquin Valley.
California State University, Fullerton is a public research university located in Fullerton, California. With a total enrollment of almost 39,000 it has the second largest student body out of the 23-campus California State University system. Its approximately 5,900 graduate student body is the second largest in the CSU and one of the largest in California.