MEET THE TEAM
Dr. Anderson is a Professor and founding Dean of the University of California San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science. Dr. Anderson's research focuses on nutrition and chronic disease prevention using observational epidemiologic study designs, randomized clinical trials, and implementation science.
Jennifer Benbow has been a study manager and database architect with the CTS since 2013. She manages biobanking and survey projects; built and maintains the database and related software that support study tracking and participant correspondence; and provides project management support for the analytic data warehouse.
Sandeep Chandra is the Director for the SDSC Health CI Division and the Executive Director for Sherlock Cloud. Sandeep Chandra provides strategic vision, direction, management and implementation of concepts and methodologies for building CTS’s technology platform including the secure cloud and the data warehouse environment.
Christine (Chris) Duffy has worked as a study manager on the California Teachers Study (CTS) since 1999! She has managed the collection of biospecimens, the validation of nutritional data and the innovation of better ways to improve the data collection experience for study participants.
Dr. Thompson is Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the SDSU School of Public Health and Adjunct Faculty at the UCSD Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health. Dr. Thompson's research focuses on understanding and improving cancer disparities through analysis of administrative claims, electronic health records, and other sources of "real world data".