Division Core Teams support all program activities related to: administration, information technology, research and evaluation, and communications.

Administration

Suzi Cantwell, JD
Director of Operations, FOCUS

Marleen Castañeda
Senior Administrative Analyst

Allison Clement, MPH
Program Manager

Dave Ju
Administrative Analyst

Yoon jung
Division Administrator, Finance

David plasencia
Administrative Specialist

Juan Muñiz
Division Administrator

Information Technology

Tommy Hsiao
Application Developer Manager

John Weathersby
IT Support Specialist

Research and Evaluation

SUNG-JAE LEE, PHD
Faculty Director

hilary aralis, phd
Assistant Professor in Residence

Wendy Barrera, MpH
Senior Data Analyst

ZHE FEI, PHD
Assistant Professor in Residence

Josue Ruiz, mph
Data Analyst

Alan Semaan
Data Manager

Evelyn Wang, phd
Community Schools Project Director

Communications

Elaiza armas
Specialist

Valerie sommer
Specialist

Trainees

BRIANNA JOYCE HOB
Post-Doctoral Fellow

SIERRA KUAZAVA
Clinical Psychology Intern

Karol grotkowski
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Francisco Reinosa Segovia
Clinical Psychology Intern

Corinna Klein
Clinical Psychology Intern

Alissa der Sarkissian
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Program Teams

DMH + UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Early Childhood Core

EMPWR

FOCUS OSD

STAR CLinic

TIES for Families

Veteran Family Wellness Center