SHIFT is directed by Jennifer S. Hirsch, Professor of Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health, and Claude Ann Mellins, Professor of Medical Psychology in the Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health in the Departments of Psychiatry and Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC). The research team includes faculty co-investigators from across the University:

SHIFT also benefits from advisors drawn from Columbia faculty and outside consultants, including:

SHIFT team:

  • Karimata Bah (Research Assistant)

  • Stephanie Benson (Research Assistant)

  • Rachel Burns (Practicum Student)

  • Tse-Hwei Choo (Data Analyst)

  • Gloria Diaz, MPH (Ethnographer)

  • Stephanie Grilo, MA (Doctoral Student)

  • Leigh Reardon, MPH (Program Director)

  • Aaron Sarvet, MPH (Data Analyst)

  • Alexander Wamboldt, MA (Ethnographer)

  • Michael Weisner (Data Manager)

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