Eric ShattuckEric C. Shattuck, Ph.D. Interim Director

Shattuck has been with IHDR since 2018. He is a biological anthropologist whose research focuses on infectious disease, sickness behavior, human immunology and endocrinology, and the role of culture in shaping disease experiences. You can read more about Dr. Shattuck’s work and find links to his publications here

Milla Paumo, M.S. Program Coordinator
Ms. Paumo has been with IHDR since 2021. She has experience on project coordination and management with topics such as mental health, gender equality, social welfare and youth substance use and abuse prevention. Ms. Paumo serves as the point of contact for all department inquiries.

Project Staff

Bridget Agnew Peer Educator, PAASA
Bridget has been with IHDR since 2019. As a Peer Educator, she helps middle school students in San Antonio learn about emotional intelligence and substance abuse prevention, as part of a SAMHSA funded project.

John Montoya Peer Educator, PAASA
John has been with IHDR since 2019. As a Peer Educator, he helps middle school students in San Antonio learn about emotional intelligence and substance abuse prevention, as part of a SAMHSA funded project.

Henry Xu Data Specialist, PAASA
Henry has been working with IHDR since 2015. As a Data Specialist, he oversees the data collection efforts to ensure timeliness and quality as part of a SAMHSA funded project.

Affiliated Faculty

Dr. Thankam Sunil, Department of Public Health, University of Tennessee

Dr. Lisa Zottarelli, College of Social Work and College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, University of Tennessee

Dr. David Samson, Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, Mississauga

Dr. René Crocker Sagastume, Department of Nutrition, Universidad de Guadalajara

Dr. Igor Martín Ramos Herrera, Department of Public Health, Universidad de Guadalajara

Dr. Xiaohe Xu, Department of Sociology, University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Terrence Hill, Department of Sociology, University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Chantal Fahmy, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Jimi Francis, Department of Kinesiology, University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Alicia Swan, Department of Psychology, University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Monica Lawson, Department of Psychology, University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Brian Armenta, Department of Psychology, University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Ephrem Fernandez, Department of Psychology, University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Wenbo Wu, Department of Management and Statistics, University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Ying Huang, Department of Demography, University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Corey Sparks, Department of Demography, University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Tracey Cowden, Department of Music, University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Jessica Perrotte, Department of Psychology, Texas State University

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