Katherine J. Karriker-Jaffe, PhD

Alcohol Research Group, Public Health Institute
6475 Christie Avenue, Suite 400
Emeryville CAUSA
94608

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Katherine (Kate) Karriker-Jaffe is an Associate Scientist with the Public Health Instituteís Alcohol Research Group in Emeryville, CA. Her research focuses on understanding the role of neighborhood, social network and individual psychosocial factors on the development of health risk behaviors, with a particular emphasis on how community determinants create racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in alcohol use and its consequences. She is a member of the American Public Health Associationís Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Section and Womenís Caucus.