Welcome to our new Postdoctoral Fellow, Alexis Cooke
Alexis Cooke received her PhD in Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2017 and is now a Postdoctoral Fellow in Drug Abuse Treatment and Services Research in the Department of Psychiatry working with Dr. Kelly Knight. Alexis’ research interests are related to understanding the social ecology of urban life through substance use. Her research and professional interests revolve around examining the behaviors, activities and relationships communities engage in to deal with the impacts of poverty and inequitable social structures. Alexis’ work is focused on examining the implementation of programs, interventions and policies developed to address these issues and identifying leverage points that are the most impactful to health.