People

​Phil Nader, MD - Founder

Sheila Gahagan, MD, MPH - Division Chief

Howard Taras, MD - Professor of Pediatrics

Kyung (Kay) Rhee, MD, MSc, MA - Pediatric Hospitalist

Patricia L. East, PhD - Research Scientist

Michelle Zive, MS, RD, PhD - Principal Investigator

Blanca Meléndrez, MA - Executive Director

Ramón Hernandez, DrPH, MPH - Associate Director

Joe Prickitt, MS, RD - Senior Director - Southern California Nutrition Incentive Program

Aaron Kunst, MA - Program Coordinator

Amina Sheik Mohamed, MPH - Director

Christine B. Williams, MPH - Research Associate

Dan Bennett - Communications Director

D. Eastern Kang Sim, MPH, PhD - Staff Research Assistant

Elizabeth Cooper - Program Coordinator

Elle Mari, MSc - Director

Elly Brown, MBA - San Diego Food System Alliance Director

Estela Blanco. MPH, MA - Research Associate

Kate Edra, MPH - Program Coordinator

Kate Mahoney - Community Health Specialist

Kelley (Thompson) Axelson, MPH - Senior Manager

Kussy Mackenzie, MSc - Evaluation Specialist

Jamie Moody, MS - Program Director

Lauren Barker, MPH, CPH - Project Coordinator

Meredith Petersen - Program Coordinator

Nehmo Hassan - Program Coordinator

Rachel Kramer - Senior Manager

Rahwa Weldeselase - Community Engagement Coordinator

Rasheedah Rashada - Program Coordinator

Shana Wright Bruno, MPH, CHES​ - Program Manager

Suzanna Martinez, PhD, MS - Researcher