WENDY BERRY MENDES, PhD, focuses her research on embodiment – how emotions, thoughts and intentions are experienced in the brain and body and how neurobiological changes influence behavior and cogn
Douglas Jutte, MD, MPH, is the Executive Director of the Build Healthy Places Network, a national organization that catalyzes and supports collaboration across the sectors of community development, investment, and health. He has been a leader in the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and RWJ Foundation's Healthy Communities Initiative, which has convened over two dozen conferences across the country bringing together leaders from these sectors. A pediatrician, associate professor and population health researcher at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health, Dr. Jutte’s research focuses on social determinants of health in childhood and the financial tools and policy levers available to protect at-risk families and communities. His clinical work has been in low-income community clinics and as a neonatal hospitalist at a local community hospital.
Dr. Jutte is a graduate of Cornell University, Harvard Medical School, UC Berkeley's School of Public Health and the RWJF Health & Society Scholars post-doctoral program based at UCSF and UC Berkeley.