Meet the Organizers
Brooke M. Bell
Brooke Bell is a fifth-year doctoral student in the Health Behavior Research Ph.D. program at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. She graduated with a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Southern California in 2016. Brooke currently works on research that utilizes mobile health technologies and sensors to understand how social processes and systems affect obesity-related health behaviors in children and families.
Jerreed Ivanich, PhD
As a member of the Metlakatla Indian Community of Alaska, Jerreed is dedicated to health research for North American Indigenous (Alaska Native, American Indian, First Nations) populations. Jerreed is an Assistant Professor at the Colorado School of Public Health, Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health. His work meets at the intersections of prevention science, social network analysis, and adolescent health. Through community-based participatory research, Dr. Ivanich aims to take the knowledge and strengths of communities and put them in dialogue with the broader research field to improve public health and advance scientific methods.