Aryn Phillips, MPH
Predoctoral Fellow: Aryn’s research focuses on the role of environmental availability in driving the health behaviors most associated with the exacerbation of chronic conditions. Her dissertation uses distinct natural experiments or other unique combinations of longitudinal observational data to analyze how the availability of unhealthy foods, alcohol, and tobacco impacts their purchase, consumption, and related health outcomes, with the overall goal of informing governmental and corporate policies around the prevention of chronic conditions.
Her mentor is William C. Kerr.
Christina Tam, PhD, MSW
Postdoctoral Fellow: Christina’s research focuses on the socioecological context of Asian Pacific Islander immigrant adaptation as it relates to youth behavioral health and substance use; and neighborhood mechanisms associated with alcohol use and health disparities among racial/ethnic minority groups and their families. Christina’s mentor is Katherine Karriker-Jaffe.
Christina is also an Associate Scientist.