Juan Carlos Belliard, Ph.D., MPH

JC Belliard
Loma Linda University School of Public Health

Dr. Belliard (Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University, M.P.H., Loma Linda University) teaches in the areas of culture and health, traditional, complementary and alternative medicine, ethnographic research methods, health disparities, and migrant health. He is currently involved in research on medical pluralism, exploring how migrant communities utilize parallel systems of health care. Other research projects include: exploring medicinal herbal use among Latinos in San Bernardino; and health planning to address Latino health disparities as part of Loma Linda University’s Center for Health Disparities Research. He applies service-learning methods to his teaching in local communities (Southern California) and in field courses in Latin America. Dr. Belliard leads out in various initiatives that strengthen community-university relationships as Loma Linda University’s Assistant Vice-President for Community Partnerships.