Associate Faculty (HOC)

Elbina Rafizadeh

Elbina Rafizadeh

Associate Faculty (HOC)
Health Occupations
(408) 855-5374
[email protected]
Office Location: GC-235


  • B.S.N, California State University Long Beach
  • M.S.N, San Jose State University

Courses Taught/Syllabi

  • Medical Terminology (AH003)
  • Health and Lifestyles (HED002)


Articles with

  • "Dying at Home: The Role of Hospice and Palliative Care" (2012)
  • "Aging, Spirituality, and Healthcare" (2011)
  • "Lifestyle Choices for Health: Meditation, Yoga, and Diet" (2011)
  • "End of Life: Understanding Pain of the Terminally Ill" (2012)
  • "Healthcare Delivery Comparison" (2012)
  • "Human Trafficking: Public Health Implications" (2012)
  • "Journaling for Stress and Disease Management" (2011)

Professional Organizations

  • California Pan-Ethnic Healthcare Network
  • American Public Health Association

Fast Facts

Elbina likes traveling to Italy, India, and the Philippines. She loves to garden, where her three cats abide.

Favorite Quote

"So when you fall of the horse, you get up and dust off and get back on again. Life is short." - Jim Harbaug