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

Administration

Susan cohen, MPH
Administrative Director

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

Juan Muñiz
Division Administrator

David Plasencia
Administrative Specialist

Information Technology

William Chiu, MS
Application Developer

John weathersby
IT Support Specialist

Research and Evaluation

SUNG-JAE LEE, PHD
Faculty Director

hilary aralis, phd
Assistant Professor in Residence

ZHE FEI, PHD
Assistant Professor in Residence

Josue Ruiz, mph
Data Analyst

Alan Semaan
Data Manager

Communications

Elaiza armas
Specialist

Valerie sommer
Specialist

Trainees

AGUSTINA BERTONE, PHD
Post-Doctoral Fellow

EVELYN CHO
Clinical Psychology Intern


NICOLE HISAKA, PSYD
Post-Doctoral Fellow

BRIANNA JOYCE HOB
Post-Doctoral Fellow

SIERRA KUAZAVA
Clinical Psychology Intern

LAURA MINERO-MEZA, PHD
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Erik riklin
Clinical Psychology Intern

amelia tankersley
Clinical Psychology Intern

Program Teams

DMH + UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence

Early Childhood Core

EMPWR

FOCUS OSD

STAR CLinic

TIES for Families

Veteran Family Wellness Center