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Amy Ragsdale, MA
Administrative Director

Ms. Ragsdale joined UCLA in 2013 and brought with her extensive experience in program development, management, HIV clinical research operations, branding, and grant writing. She is currently the Director of mSTUDY, C3PNO, and Dr. Gorbach’s research group. Previously, she was the Executive Director of the Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services (CHIPTS) and has worked with the NIH-funded Division of AIDS networks through her role at the Office of HIV/AIDS Network Coordination (HANC).


India Richter, MSPH
Research & Program Coordinator

India Richter joined UCLA in 2018 as the Research and Program Coordinator supporting BARC in HIV, HPV, and sexual health training and research. She manages site level research for mSTUDY, a 5+ year prospective longitudinal cohort study, and supports trainees on two NIH training grants (UCLA/Cambodia HIV/AIDS Fogarty Training Program in Data Management & Analysis and T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program in Global HIV Prevention Research). Ms. Richter joined UCLA from Johns Hopkins University, where she earned her MSPH degree in International Health: Global Disease Epidemiology and Control, and where she subsequently worked on maternal and child health programs. She brings with her extensive experience in HIV and sexual & reproductive health program implementation and evaluation, including two years of field experience in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa.


Brandon Love, BS
Research Associate

Brandon Love joined UCLA in 2018 with a dual appointment at BARC and the Aldrovandi Lab. Within BARC, he aids in project management across mSTUDY and C3PNO as well as provides administrative support to two NIH training grants. Prior to UCLA, Brandon attended Cornell University where he earned his BS in biology and minored in inequality studies. He brings with him extensive experience addressing health disparities among migrant communities and LGBT youth as a former researcher and public health advocate in Chicago, New York City and Prague.

Jose Valencia

IT Specialist