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Sallie Yoshida, DrPH, RD
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Sallie Yoshida, DrPH, RD

Executive Director
Sallie Yoshida joined the Samuels Center in 2006 as an Associate and became Executive Director in August 2012.  As Executive Director, she provides overall strategic, operational, and financial ...
Patricia  Wakimoto, DrPH, MS, RD
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Patricia Wakimoto, DrPH, MS, RD

Associate Director
Patricia Wakimoto joined the Samuels Center as Associate Director in 2017. Her role is to support operations and the research staff on various projects. Patricia’s expertise includes community ...
Jeremiah Garza, PhD, MPH, MA
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Jeremiah Garza, PhD, MPH, MA

Associate
Jeremiah R. Garza rejoined the Samuels Center as an Associate in 2015 after completing his doctoral studies in public health. As an Associate, Jeremiah develops evaluation plans and tools, conducts ...
Bryden Johnston, MPH
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Bryden Johnston, MPH

Associate
Bryden Johnston joined the Samuels Center in 2015 as an Associate and is involved in all aspects of project management including evaluation design, tool design, data collection, analysis, reporting, ...
Christine Mineart, MPH
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Christine Mineart, MPH

Associate
Christine joined the Samuels Center in 2016 as an Associate and is involved in data collection, tool design, analysis, reporting, key informant interviews and many other activities to support various ...
Valerie Lua, BA
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Valerie Lua, BA

Program Associate
Valerie joined the Samuels Center as a Program Associate in June of 2017 after receiving a B.A. in Public Health at the University of California Berkeley. She supports research staff with data ...
Yoko Shimizu, MPA
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Yoko Shimizu, MPA

Grants Associate
Yoko Shimizu joined the Samuels Center in October, 2016. She is responsible for administering and managing grants and contracts for various projects, handling account payable/receivable while ...
Keiko Kanayama
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Keiko Kanayama

Office Manager
Keiko Kanayama joined the Samuels Center as an Office Manager in 2015. In her role, she keeps our office running smoothly with high integrity and a sense of purpose. Keiko spends her day assisting ...
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