Dae Hee Han, Ph.d

Dae-Hee Han is a postdoctoral TCORS fellow in the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. His research focuses on epidemiological investigations of substance use behaviors, particularly for nicotine product use, among adolescents and young adults. He is also interested in application of innovative quantitative […]

Tuesday, March 1st, 2022

Holly Lung

Holly is a pre-doctoral TCORS trainee and first-year doctoral student in the Health Behavior Research program at USC’s Keck School of Medicine. She graduated from UC San Diego in 2021 with a B.S. in Public Health, where she worked on several Tobacco-Related Disparities Research Program grant projects. Under these projects, she worked as research assistant […]

Tuesday, March 1st, 2022

Alayna Tackett, Ph.D.

Dr. Tackett is a pediatric psychologist and Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine at the USC, and faculty member in the USC Health, Emotion, and Addiction Laboratory and the USC Institute for Addiction Science. She is also a current Pediatric Research NIH Loan Repayment recipient. Dr. Tackett received her MS and PhD in Clinical Psychology (Pediatric […]

Friday, July 16th, 2021

Tyler Mason, Ph.D.

Tyler Mason, Ph.D., is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Southern California and Associate Director of the Real-Time Eating Activity and Children’s Health (REACH) lab. Broadly, his research interests include the etiology and treatment of eating disorders and obesity. In particular, his research studies trait- and state-based […]

Friday, July 16th, 2021

Talat Islam, MD, PhD

Dr. Islam has developed a line of research involving the effect of sun exposure and vitamin D on immune mediated conditions. He leads the USC research team as part of a multi-center study of integrative genomic research of asthma. The objective of the study is to consolidate genetic, epigenetic and gene expression data to better […]

Friday, July 16th, 2021

Saida Coreas

Saida Coreas is a pre-doctoral TCORS Fellow and PhD Student in the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences, at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. She graduated from California State University, Los Angeles in 2018 with a B.S in Public Health. She completed a 3-year (2018-2021) post-baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) fellowship […]

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

Jon-Patrick Allem, Ph.D.

Jon-Patrick Allem is an Assistant Professor of Research at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Dr. Allem’s work focuses on developing cutting-edge methodologies to improve population health surveillance and policy. Dr. Allem’s multidisciplinary expertise in behavioral science, preventive medicine and data science has led to data-driven public health insights featured in prominent media and […]

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Sandy Eckel, Ph.D.

Sandy Eckel, Ph.D. is an associate professor of Biostatistics at the University of Southern California and Director of the USC Biostatistics PhD Program. Her work focuses on statistical methods and applications in environmental epidemiology. Dr. Eckel leads the statistical team of an NIBIB-funded project to develop sensor-based, integrated health monitoring systems for measuring environmental, physiological, and behavioral […]

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Jimi Huh, Ph.D.

Dr. Jimi Huh has joined the University of Southern California in 2011. She has a background in psychology and epidemiology, with specific interests in the topics of health disparities, acculturation and immigrant health. Since joining IPR, she has expanded her research to include developmental aspects of various health behaviors and has acquired various analytic skills, […]

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Matt Kirkpatrick, Ph.D.

Matt Kirkpatrick, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Research in the Department of Preventive Medicine in the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. He is associate director of the USC-Health, Emotion, & Addiction Laboratory (USC-HEAL), which conducts interdisciplinary research at the intersection between drug abuse, emotion, and health-related behaviors. He earned […]

Friday, April 26th, 2019

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