Erick G. Guerrero worked on his Ph.D. from 2004 - 2009 at the School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago. His sub-fields and areas of research are: substance use disorder treatment, implementation and organization science, healthcare disparities. From 2009 until 2018, Dr. Guerrero has been the Academic Faculty member at the University of Southern California. In 2016. he received his Tenure. Since 2018 he has been serving as the Founder and Director at the I-LEAD Institute. Research to End Healthcare Disparities Corp. From 2017 he has been serving as the Co-Principal Investigator with Deborah Polk at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, and since 2018 he has been the Co-Principal Investigator, with Andrew Subica at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (R21).