UC Davis

How to Find the Right Advocate

September 04, 2018
Linda Katehi outlines 3 important qualities to keep in mind when searching for an advocate.

Colleen Sweeney, Ph.D.

  • Professor
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
  • UC Davis School of Medicine
  • UC Davis
Dr. Sweeney is a Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine at UC Davis School of Medicine. Her research focuses on basic and translational breast cancer research and she is also an experienced and award-winning medical educator.

Veronika Vilgis, Ph.D.

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
  • Center for Mind and Brain
  • UC Davis Health
  • UC Davis
Veronika is a postdoctoral researcher at the Teen' Experiences Emotions and Neurodevelopment Lab at the Center for Mind and Brain where she studies brain development, changes in brain structure and function.

Lisa Soederberg M. Miller, Ph.D.

  • Professor
  • Human Ecology
  • UC Davis
Dr. Miller is a Professor of Psychology in the Department of Human Ecology and the Director of the Adult Development Lab. Her research focuses on understanding the cognitive and motivational processes underlying health behaviors and the role of technology in supporting healthy lifestyles, particularly in later life.

Erin Griffin

  • Lead, Evaluation and Analytics
  • Office of Medical Education
  • UC Davis School of Medicine
  • UC Davis
Erin specializes in quantitative analysis and evaluation of health outcomes studies and academic performance in higher education.