Our Staff

Amy DeLisio, MPH, RD
Director

Amy DeLisio, MPH, RD is the director at the Public Health Institute Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN) and has over fourteen years

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Linda A. Zablotny-Hurst, JD
Deputy Director

As Deputy Director for Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN), Linda Zablotny-Hurst over sees matters involving human resources, fiscal affairs, administrative operations, and business

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Celeste Doerr, PhD
Senior Research Scientist

Celeste Doerr, Ph.D., is a known leader in nutrition-education evaluation in California and across the nation. As a social psychologist, she takes a particular interest

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Stephanie Carillo, MAS, RD
Program Manager

Stephanie Carillo, MAS, RD, is Program Manager of healthy food access and worksite wellness initiatives at the Public Health Institute’s Center for Wellness and Nutrition.

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Metria Munyan
Project Manager

Metria Munyan joined Public Health Institute in 2006 supporting a broad variety of nutrition education and obesity prevention strategies and initiatives that reach low-resource Californians

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Kyli Gallington, MPH
Research Scientist

Kyli Gallington joined the Public Health Institute (PHI) Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN) and Survey Research Group in 2016. In her role as Research

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Camille D. Johnson-Arthur, DHEd (c), MPH, CHES
Program Manager

Camille Johnson-Arthur joined the Public Health Institute (PHI) Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN) in January

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Jacqui Barkoski, PhD, MPH
Research Scientist

Jacqueline Barkoski is a Research Scientist for the Public Health Institute’s Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN). Dr. Barkoski has conducted epidemiologic research since 2012.

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Montserrat Papias, BS
Health Educator

Montserrat Papias joined the Public Health Institute (PHI) Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN) in 2016. As the Health Educator she worked on the Placer

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Suzanne Ryan-Ibarra, PhD
Senior Research Scientist

Suzanne Ryan-Ibarra is a Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Wellness and Nutrition, a program of the Public Health Institute. Dr. Ryan-Ibarra has more

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Jesse Tedrick, BA
Youth Engagement Program Associate

Jesse Tedrick joined the Public Health Institute in 2014 as a Youth Coordinator with Cultiva La Salud, a program dedicated to creating healthier communities by

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Katherine Hawksworth, MPH
Program Manager

Katherine Hawksworth is a Program Manager with the Center for Wellness and Nutrition, a program of the Public Health Institute. Ms. Hawksworth provides training and

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Angela Dennis, BA
Senior Program Associate

Angela Dennis is a Senior Program Associate at the Public Health Institute Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN). She serves as the point-of-contact for federally-funded

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Brian Petrie, MA
Research Associate

Brian Petrie joined Public Health Institute (PHI) as a Research Associate in 2018. His role at PHI is working with the SNAP-Ed program and managing

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Alondra Vega-Arroyo, PhD
Research Associate

Alondra Vega-Arroyo is a Research Associate at the Center for Wellness and Nutrition, a program under the Public Health Institute. Dr. Vega-Arroyo has served in

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Maran Kammer-Perez
Program Administrator

Maran Kammer-Perez joined the Center for Wellness and Nutrition in October 2016 as the resident Program Administrator II. She has fiscal oversight in developing budgets

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Amber Martin, BS
Communications Project Manager

Amber Martin joined the Public Health Institute’s Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN) in 2019 as the Communications

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Sandra Torres, BS
Project Coordinator

Sandra Torres joined the Public Health Institute’s Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN) in September 2018 as a Project

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Aleli Alcaide, MPH
Program Associate

Aleli Alcaide joined the Public Health Institute (PHI) Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN) in June 2019 as a Program Associate. She provides programmatic support

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Emilie McClintic, MPH
Research Associate

Emilie McClintic joined the Center for Wellness and Nutrition in March 2019 as a Research Associate II. She supports the research and evaluation team to

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Jane Alvarado-Banister, BA, CLEC
Program Manager

Jane Alvarado-Banister serves as a Program Manager at the Center for Wellness and Nutrition, a program of the Public Health Institute. Since 2003, Ms. Alvarado-Banister

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Yvette Garcia, MPA
Program Administrator

Yvette García joined the Public Health Institute Center for Wellness and Nutrition (PHI CWN) in August 2017. Her role as a Program Administrator provides fiscal

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Rachel C. Otter
Administrative Coordinator

Rachel C. Otter joined Public Health Institute (PHI) in 2006 as part of the Administrative & Fiscal Team. Prior to joining PHI, Rachel worked in

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Our Staff