MEET OUR TEAM

Marina Tolou-Shams, PhD

Director

Professor/PI (not the detective kind), committed to all things social justice, kids and families. Ascribes to philosophy of “work hard, play hard.”

Emily Dauria, PhD, MPH

Associate Director

Assistant Professor passionate about addressing health disparities. Podcast addict, jumpsuit enthusiast, and toddler chaser.

Lauren Haack, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Assistant Clinical Professor and Attending Psychologist; avid sports fan (go Green Bay Packers, Clemson Tigers, and Golden State Warriors!) and musical theater aficionado.

Juliet Yonek, PhD, MPH

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoc, trail runner, globally inspired cook, cat mama.

Johanna Folk, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoc, coffee fanatic, data nerd, and support human to a rambunctious mini aussie.

Margareth Del Cid, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoc, loves talking about culture #keepingthingshumble, feelings doctor, and aspiring cafelier.

Jamie Salas, LMFT

Clinical Social Worker

MFT by trade & unicorn by birth, self-proclaimed play list extraordinaire, loves rainy days and working with youth & families, "si se puede!"

Evan Holloway, MA

Clinical Psychology Fellow

Mixed methods researcher, clinician, and streetfood enthusiast by day. Passionate about service delivery systems, oysters, and my cat's Instagram.

Catalina Ordorica

Clinical Research Coordinator

Passionate about all people, weekend Pickleballer, and always open to a good book suggestion.

Lakshmi Gopalakrishnan

Clinical Research Coordinator

Ethnomusicologist in an alternate universe; taco bell enthusiast in this one. Not convinced this world isn't a hologram.

Sarah Velez

Clinical Research Coordinator

Tri-lingual curandera, poet, and hopeful future physician! Equal parts artist and scientist; still awaiting to fulfill my childhood dream for a pinto horse.

Lili Ramos

Clinical Research Coordinator

New Yorker in search of a good Bay Area bagel, dedicated to breaking down barriers to mental health care, and always looking for new meal prep recipes.

Joseline Delgadillo

Case Manager

Bay Area burrito lover, dog mom, and social rights activist.

Christopher Rodriguez

Clinical Research Coordinator

Into writing stories and taking pictures. From the Bay & obnoxious about it. Runs around the mall pretending to be a single father to his two younger brothers.