Chasmine Flax is a Research Assistant at the HPRC, where she assists with CHOICES, a cost effectiveness study of childhood obesity policies and programs. She also helps with the data analysis of various school and afterschool interventions. Ms. Flax’s key areas of interest include interventions focused on modifiable lifestyle factors such as physical activity and nutrition, obesity prevention, and children’s health. Prior to coming to the Prevention Research Center, she completed her Master’s in Public Health in Chronic Disease Epidemiology from Yale School of Public Health. She received her Bachelor’s from The University of Southern Mississippi in Mathematics.