Mary Lou De Leon Siantz, Ph. D, RN, FAAN

Professor
School of Nursing
Public Health Sciences
University of California
Davis, CA 95618
Phone: (916) 734-7488
deleonsiantz@ucdavis.edu  

Research Interests
• Autism
• Molecular Epidemiology
• Neurodevelopmental Disorders Reproductive Epidemiology
• Reproductive Epidemiology

Key Publications

• Siantz, ML. (February, 2009), Pre-Conceptual Health, Healthy in Philadelphia, Office of Minority Health Leadership Summit, Washington, D.C., 2009 (invited)
• Siantz, ML, & Meghani, S. (November, 2008) Nursing and 21st Century Pediatric Immigrant Health Policy, XII Nursing Research Colloquium, Quito Ecuador, Pan American Health Organization, WHO.
• Siantz, M.L, Hamilton, K, & Lewis, J. (September, 2008), Developing Minority Health Policy Leaders, National Association of Medical Educators, Washington, D.C.
• Siantz, M.L. & Meghani, S. (March, 2008) Leadership Education and Policy Development, National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations, San Diego California, March, 2008.
• Siantz, de Leon., M.L. (October, 1, 2012) Adolescent Reproductive Health: 21st Century Challenge, Invited paper, Binational Health Conference, Oaxaca, Mexico
• Siantz, de Leon, M.L., Gonzalez, M., Portales, I. (July 2010) Latino Pre-Conceptual Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing & HHS Office of Minority Health Resource Center, National Association of Hispanic Nurses Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.
• Siantz, de Leon M.L. & Goncalvo, M. (March 2010) Leadership Education and policy development for health equity: Project L.E.A.P. National Hispanic Medical Association Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.
• Siantz de Leon M.L. & Lucero, R. (March 2010) Who will care for us, American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, Costa Mesa, CA.

Honors and Awards
• (1998-present) Who's Who Among Hispanic Americans, 2014
• Senior Fellow: Fundación Solaridad Mexicano Americano, Mexico City, 2003
• Kathleen Y. Nowik International Fellowship, Georgetown University,
• Appreciation, Texas Migrant Council, Indiana Migrant Head Start, 1998
• Patricia Roberts Harris Distinguished Lecture, San Diego State University, 1994
• Valedictorian for Graduate Class, UCLA, School of Nursing, 1971