Lab Members

Principal Investigator
Professor, Medicine
Amy Yu, BS
Clinical Research Coordinator

Amy Yu received her bachelor of science in health promotion and disease prevention from the University of Southern California. Her research interests involve pediatric obesity and the association between social influences and behavior.

Julissa Ruiz, BS
Clinical Research Coordinator

Julissa Ruiz received her bachelor of science in public health from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Her research interests include preventive health, addressing health inequities in Latino populations and community-based health research.

Nenette A. Cáceres, PhD, MS
Postdoctoral Scientist

Nenette Cáceres, PhD, earned her doctorate at Loma Linda University. Her dissertation work focused on the relationship between sociocultural factors and quality of life among elderly Latinos. She has a background in mixed-methods research, Latino health and health disparities. Her research interests include social determinants of health in underserved communities, health disparities, and lifestyle interventions for improving health outcomes.

Contact the Salvy Lab

700 N. San Vicente Blvd.
Suite G-599
West Hollywood, CA 90069