Chasmine Flax is a Research Assistant at the Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The mission of the Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity is to work with communities, community agencies, state and local government, and other partners to develop, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of methodologies and interventions to improve nutrition and physical activity and reduce obesity and chronic disease risk among children, youth, and their families and to translate and disseminate this work at community, state and national levels to reduce and eliminate disparities in these outcomes.

In her role on the CHOICES Project, Ms. Flax helps state and local partners identify and input local data in to the CHOICES models.

At the HPRC, Ms. Flax assists with literature reviews, data collection, and analysis of various intervention projects.

Prior to working at the Prevention Research Center, Ms. Flax completed her Master of Public Health degree in Chronic Disease Epidemiology from Yale School of Public Health. She received her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from The University of Southern Mississippi.