As a Research Assistant at the HPRC, James provides support to several chronic disease-related research and intervention evaluation projects, including the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH), Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH), and CHOICES projects. Primary research interests are in reducing health disparities through policy and environmental strategies related to nutrition and physical activity; and implementation and dissemination science. James has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Health Sciences from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.