The Watts Neighborhood Health Study team belongs to the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research and USC Dornsife College. Special thanks to the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, and the Jordan Downs Community Coaches for their support and contributions to the success of this study.






Ashlesha Datar, PhD

Principal Investigator, Senior Economist



Victoria Shier, PhD

Research Scientist - USC Schaeffer Center

Marai Jimenez

Project Specialist


Angelica Hernandez

Project Specialist

Ying Liu

Research Scientist





Bart Orriens 

Managing IT Director



Swaroop Samek

Computer Systems Engineer, Senior





Jose Scott

PhD Candidate, Public Policy and Management