Research Associate I
Dr. Garcia-Ramirez earned a PhD in Psychology in 2016 from the University of Rhode Island. As a Postdoctoral Fellow, she is focusing her research on the impact of local policies on risky behaviors including alcohol use in adolescents, and the impact of recreational marijuana legalization on the co-use of alcohol and marijuana among adolescents.
Research Associate II
Nicole Tuitt, DrPH, MPH is a postdoctoral fellow in the Prevention Science Research Training Program at the Prevention Research Center at the University of California Berkeley School of Public Health. In this role, her research activities involve developing and applying Bayesian statistical models to the elucidation of context specific correlates of alcohol use disorders. She also formulates and tests Bayesian spatial space-time models for assessment of American Indian (AI) drinking problems and practices.
She received her DrPH from the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Community and Behavioral Health with a minor in Epidemiology.