William London

California State University – Los Angeles — Los Angeles, CA


William M. London, Ed.D., M.P.H. is a professor in the Honors College and the Department of Public Health at California State University, Los Angeles where he teaches critical thinking courses related to health including “Healthy Skepticism” and “Introduction to Epidemiology.” His previous faculty appointments include: associate professor and chair of the Department of General Studies in the College of Science and Health of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, where he initiated the College's Master of Public Health in Urban Public Health Program; associate professor of health education at Kent State University; associate professor of health care management and director of the Graduate Program in Health Care Management of College of Saint Elizabeth; professor of health science at Touro University International; and specialized faculty mentor in public health at Walden University. He was also executive director of RAP, Inc., a private nonprofit mental health and senior citizens service agency in Genesee County, New York; the director of public health/public health editor of the American Council on Science and Health; and the director of communications of Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.

Dr. London co-authored the sixth, seventh, eighth, and ninth (2013) editions of the college textbook Consumer Health: A Guide to Intelligent Decisions. He is the associate editor of Consumer Health Digest (a free weekly e-newsletter); a co-host of the Credential Watch Web site; a consultant to the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry; a founding fellow of the Institute for Science in Medicine; a member of the International Editorial Board of FACT (Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies); an editor of the Complementary and Alternative Medicine section of the California Journal of Health Promotion; and a member of the Review Board of the American Journal of Health Behavior. He co-founded and served as the first president of the Ohio Council Against Health Fraud, Inc. and later served as treasurer, vice president, president, and newsletter editor of the National Council Against Health Fraud, Inc.

Dr. London holds baccalaureate degrees in biological sciences and geography; master's degrees in educational psychology and health education; and a doctorate in health education from University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. He received his master of public health degree in health administration from Loma Linda University School of Public Health in Loma Linda, California. He is currently a student in the Master of Science in Clinical Research Program at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. 

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