Faculty

Area of Expertise


The BESST Institute leverages the collective expertise of the UCSF Division of Prevention Science’s behavioral and social scientists to provide a unique set of immersive and practical training in the following areas:

  • Behavioral intervention development
  • Community engagement
  • Dyadic data analysis
  • Focus group discussion
  • Grant writing
  • Program evaluation
  • Qualitative research
  • Policy research
  • Sexual and gender minority health research
  • Transgender health research

BESST Faculty

Kim Koester

 

Kim Koester PhD
Assistant Professor
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Michael Duke

 

Michael Duke, PhD
Project Manager
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Janet Myers

 

Janet Myers, PhD
Professor Medicine
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Lissa Moran

 

Lissa Moran MPH
Research Coordinator

Xavier Erguera

 

Xavier Erguera
Research Coordinator 

 

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BESST Affiliated Faculty
 

Sara Ackerman

Sara Ackerman, PhD
Associate Professor, Social Behavioral Science
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Greg Rebchook

 

Greg Rebchook PhD
Professor Medicine
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Sophia Zamudio-Haas

 

Sophia Zamudio-Haas
DrPH, MSc

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