Erick Guerrero completed his doctoral degree at the University of Chicago in 2009. In 2016, Dr. Guerrero received tenure as Associate Professor at the University of Southern California. Since 2018, he has been serving as the Founder and Director at the I-LEAD Institute, a research and consulting firm in Silicon Beach. Dr Guerrero has a background in clinical psychology and organizational behavior. As a clinician, he has provided counseling to individuals and families for the past 23 years. As an organizational researcher, Dr Guerrero has published more than 60 peer-reviewed manuscripts and 2 books on implementation of evidence-based practices in health and human service organizations. Dr Guerrero currently co-leads three large studies on disparities and implementation research to respond to the opioid epidemic funded by the U.S. National Institute of Health. He is also leading culturally responsive consortiums to respond to other public health crises including institutional racism and COVID-19.