Elizabeth Barrington Elizabeth Barrington currently serves as a professor in the Department of Physical Education & Health at San Diego Mesa College where she has taught Health Lifestyles and Physical Education classes since 1988. In the early 1990s, Elizabeth wrote and delivered the first online academic course in Southern California and she continues to serve on the San Diego Community College District committee for online education.Elizabeth holds a M.P.H. with an emphasis in Health Promotion & Behavioral Medicine from San Diego State University, an A.A. in Psychology from Miramar College, and a B.A. in Behavioral Science from National University. She is certified as an American Red Cross HIV/AIDS Instructor and has been a Certified Water Safety Instructor. Previously, she held positions at Miramar College, Coleman College, and San Diego State University where she served as project director on several studies including research into exercise behaviors, drug abuse and treatment, and HIV/AIDS. She has presented her research at many scientific conferences and she is published in several journals.