California Higher Education Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Conference

Awards & Recognition

Carlos Carrio receives his awardPeer Education Advisor Award


Carlos Carrio
CSU San Bernardino

Carlos Carrio started the Peer Health Educator Program at CSUSB in 2006. The program has flourished and is a model peer health program and includes the BACCHUS certified peer health education curriculum. Under Carrio's leadership, the Peers have been instrumental in establishing a smoke-free campus with designated areas, securing grants to improve physical activity, increasing nutritional items in vending machines and dining services, and implementing a pre-diabetic prevention education program.

Carrio has also been influential at the state level in COUGH and tobacco education, assisting numerous campuses with smoke-free policy and implementation.

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