Our Team

Staff

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Melissa Akers, MPH, CPH

Manager, Food Policy, Health, and Hunger Research Program

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Helen Arega, MA

Program Director, Oakland

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Nayeli Bernal, MPH

Project Manager, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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Jennafer Birkmeyer, MPH

Data Manager, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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Connie Calderon-Jensen, MA

Associate Director, Latinx Center of Excellence (LCOE)

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Riya Desai, BA, MPH

Research Data Analyst

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Zena Dhatt, BS

Research Data Analyst, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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Michael Duke, PhD

Project Director, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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Marika Dy, BA

Research Data Analyst

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Celeste Enriquez, BA

Clinical Research Coordinator

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Jennifer Evans, MS

Data Manager, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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Carla Fernandez, BA

Research Analyst, Latinx Center of Excellence (LCOE)

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Diana Flores, MPH

Project Manager, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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Tremone Fucles, MPH

Research Analyst, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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Faviola Garcia

Clinical Research Coordinator

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Cheyenne Garcia, BA

Research Analyst, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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Leslie Giglio

Research Analyst, Latinx Center of Excellence (LCOE)

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Gato Gourley, MSc

Division Manager, Center for Vulnerable Populations

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Dave Graham-Squire, PhD

Senior Statistician, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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David Guzman, MSPH

Research Data Analyst - Biostatistician

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Erin Hartman, MS

Program Manager, Benioff Homeless and Housing Initiative

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Alondra Hurtado

Asst. Clinical Research Coord., Osher Center

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Naomi López-Solano, BS, CCRP

Program Coordinator, Addiction Care Team (Evaluation)

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Dan McGarry, PhD

Special Projects Consultant, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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Nicholas Ochoa, MA

Program Analyst, CVP & Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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Eve Perry, MPP

Data Scientist, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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Ned Resnikoff, MPP

Policy Manager, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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Francine Rios-Fetchko, BA

Research Analyst, Latinx Center of Excellence (LCOE)

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Denise Ruvalcaba

Clinical Research Coordinator

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Trilce Santana

Staff Research Associate III

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Maribel Sierra, MPH

Research Data Analyst

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Dante Skidmore, BA

Program Analyst, CVP & Benioff Homeless and Housing Initiative

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Ashley Smith, BA

Research Analyst, Benioff Homeless and Housing Initiative

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Elana Straus, BA

Research Data Analyst, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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Karen Valle, MS

Research Data Analyst, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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Sonny Vernard, MPH, MPP

Project Manager, SF BUILD at UCSF

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John Weeks

Clinical Research Coordinator

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Nancy Wu, MS

Clinical Reserach Coordinator

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Alma Yates, MSW

Division Analyst, CVP, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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Kara Young, PhD

Manager of Stakeholder Engagement, Benioff Homeless and Housing Initiative

Fellows

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Caitlin Carey, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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Graham Pruss, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

Prepare Team

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Axel Herrera

Program Assistant

Significant Contributors