Epidemiologist. Behavioral Scientist. New Mom.

Jessica Saleska, PhD, MPH is an epidemiologist and behavioral scientist. She is deeply interested in using insights from psychology, behavioral economics and human-centered design to foster positive experiences and behaviors, particularly in people’s encounters with the healthcare system and health research. She is presently a postdoctoral fellow at UCLA’s Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior. When not working, she loves to trail run, listen to behavioral science podcasts and hang out outside with her husband and (brand new!) baby.

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