URADD Staff

Danli Chen

Danli Chen

Title:  Biostatistician

Danli is the data manager for UT-ADDM/URADD. She is a biostatistician in the department of Internal Medicine. Danli received her M.S. in Statistics at Florida State University and then joined the Study Design and Biostatistics Center (SDBC) in October of 2016. Danli provides general support for Psychiatry Department and SDBC for data management, research design and data analysis.

Johanna Gutierrez

Johanna Gutierrez

Title:  Project Coordinator

Johanna is the Project Coordinator for Utah Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (UT-ADDM). Johanna received her B.S. in Psychology at Kingston University, and has a background in Early Childhood Education. She is passionate about helping children and families obtain the support and resources that will aid them in obtaining their highest potential.

Brie Gonzalez

Brie Gonzalez

Title:  Research Assistant

Brie received her BS in Psychology from the University of Utah in 2012, and is currently enrolled in the University’s Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program in the Department of Educational Psychology. Prior to becoming a Data Abstractor for URADD, Brie was an Admissions Counselor at a residential treatment program for adolescent males. She has an extensive work history as a wilderness guide and staff in adolescent mental health treatment programs, and has also served as an Academic Advisor for undergraduate students in the Department of Psychology at the University of Utah. She is interested in pursuing a career as a child/adolescent therapist and is eager to develop her knowledge and skills through her work with URADD.

Emily Halliday

Emily Halliday

Title:  Research Assistant

Emily recently graduated with a BS in Public Health and a minor in Environmental Science from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah and started working with UT-ADDM/URADD soon after as a Research Assistant and Data Abstractor. Primary interests of Emily’s college career were chronic and infectious diseases along with Epidemiology. She traveled frequently during college with Youthlinc to do health and service trips in Thailand, Peru, and Madagascar. Her freshman year of college she did a study abroad to Florence, Italy for 5 months where she briefly volunteered with UNICEF and her junior year of college she traveled to Thailand for a month with Westminster College to study the HIV/AIDS population there. Her capstone in college was a study with the Utah Birth Defect Network (UBDN) that focused on Critical Congenital Heart Defects (CCHD’s) within the state of Utah. She is planning on going to graduate school within the next few years to get an MPH and would eventually like to do work involving climate change and infectious diseases.

Somi Lee

Somi Lee

Title:  Research Assistant

Somi earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Utah in 2020 and joined UT-ADDM/URADD soon after her graduation as a part-time Research Assistant and Data Abstractor. Somi’s research experiences throughout her college years mainly include clinical studies of psychiatric illnesses, especially different types of anxiety disorders and mood disorders, as well as quality of life of cancer patients and their caregivers. She joined UT-ADDM/URADD in order to gain a better understanding of Autism, and she also hopes to contribute to the current research to help children and families in need. As someone with a great interest in understanding the brain and mental health, she hopes to continue gaining hands-on experiences in clinical research and to pursue a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in the future.

Lisa Wilson

Lisa Wilson

Title:  Research Assistant

Lisa is an advocate in helping underserved populations in getting access to ASD and other neurodevelopmental and mental health resources. Lisa received her BS degree in Psychology and a minor in Health Research at the University of Utah. She would love to become a future clinical psychologist for American Indian youth on their tribal reservations. Currently, Lisa also serves as an American Indian resource to the Global, Rural, and Underserved Child’s Health (GRUCH) program at the University of Utah, and is an ambassador for the Native Research Ambassadors program (N-RAP) for the American Indian Health Research and Education Alliance with the University of Kansas Medical Center.

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