Mesa Specialists

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San Diego Mesa College's faculty and staff have a wide variety of skills and expertise ranging from local politics, ethnomusicology, and American literature to genetics, physics, and behavioral analysis.  Specialists are associated with one or more categories that are either in their field of study or general interest.


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Search Martial Arts

Name Expertise/Interests Department
Assistant Professor

Exercise Science

Heidi Wilson

Martial Arts, Nutrition

Area of Expertise

Nutrition, Cultural Nutrition, nutrition for athletes, nutrition and eating disorders, martial arts, Taekwondo, Hapkido, Filipino Martial Arts, boxing

Heidi Wilson teaches multiple classes in the Exercise Science and Health department at San Diego Mesa College. She specializes in a wide variety of topics ranging from nutrition to eating disorders to martial arts. Additionally, she is certified as a Diabetes educator and Martial Arts Referee.

Role at Mesa

Assistant Professor, Exercise Science and Health


  • Master of Science, Nutritional Sciences
  • Master of Public Health
  • Bachelors of Science, Nutritional Sciences
  • State Certified Martial Arts Referee
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)

Exercise Science