The Nutrition Policy Institute welcomed Richard Pulvera to the team on July 6, 2022. Richard is an NPI research data analyst who primarily works on evaluation and reporting projects for CalFresh Healthy Living in partnership with the California Department of Public Health. Richard completed his MPH in Epidemiology & Biostatistics at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health in 2022. He also earned his Bachelor's degrees in Public Health and Molecular & Cell Biology at UC Berkeley in 2019. His previous research experiences broadly focused on the impact of safety net and economic support programs, youth nutrition programs, and policies for chronic disease prevention. Richard also has previous experience in higher education outreach and retention, focusing on students from marginalized backgrounds.