Project Manager

Dametreea Carr, MPH, is RP's Project Manager and a Ph.D. Student in the Translational Health Sciences Program at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Her research interests center around the adaptation and implementation of STI preventative interventions and sexual risk reduction among adolescents to improve health outcomes. Prior to her doctoral studies, Dametreea earned a Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry, served in the Peace Corps as an Infectious Disease Health Agent, and obtained a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Arizona College of Public Health. Dametreea's career has included work as an Infectious Disease and Injury Prevention Epidemiologist where her primary foci included foodborne, respiratory, and vector-borne disease investigations; and heat illness and substance misuse prevention. Dametreea currently works for the University of Arizona College of Public Health managing a team of COVID-19 investigators and conducting collaborative COVID research to understand post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection in adults and impacts of the pandemic on youth mental health and resiliency. Dametreea enjoys hiking, going on walks with her pup, and international travel adventures.