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Sandi Pruitt, PhD
CARE Co-Director

Associate Professor, School of Public Health

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Harold C. Simons Cancer Center


David Andrews, PhD

Associate Professor, Math Department & Associate Dean of Students, Constantine College of Liberal Arts

University of Dallas


Erline E. Martinez-Miller, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Population and Data Sciences

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Social epidemiology, social determinants of health, aging, disparities in cancer and chronic disease outcomes


Carla Pezzia, PhD

Associate Professor, Human and Social Sciences

University of Dallas

Mental health and well-being, health disparities, and Latino behavioral health


Stephanie Swales, PhD

Associate Professor, Psychology

University of Dallas

Inimary Toby

Inimary Toby, PhD

Assistant Professor, Biology

Pre-Allied Health Advisor

University of Dallas

Population health, data science, electronic medical records (EMR) and Maternal/child health
Lei Zhang

Lei Zhang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Finance

Old Dominion University

Real Estate, Urban and Housing Economics, Applied Econometrics
Kelseanna Hollis-Hansen

Kelseanna Hollis-Hansen
Assistant Professor

University of Texas School of Public Health

Food equity, Interventions that increase food security, Food retail