Dr. Erick Guerrero completed his doctoral degree at the University of Chicago in 2009 and received tenure as Associate Professor at the University of Southern California in 2016. Dr. Guerrero has a background in clinical psychology and organizational behavior. As a clinician, he has provided counseling for the past 23 years. As an organizational researcher, Dr. Guerrero has published more than seventy-five peer-reviewed manuscripts and three books on racial/ethnic and gender disparities and the implementation of evidence-based practices in healthcare in the United States and Mexico. Funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, he is currently co-leading four research studies to respond to the COVID-19 and opioid overdose public health crises. Dr. Guerrero is a fellow at Yale University’s Innovation to Impact program, and director of the I-LEAD Institute, a research and consulting firm operating in the United States and Mexico.