Robert Gomez is an epidemiologist with over 12 years of public health experience.
He currently works at the Health Services Agency of the Department of Behavioral Health in Northern California, and serves as a public health and COVID-19 advisor at Parenting Pod.
Gomez specializes in health research and health outcomes evaluation focused on physical and behavioral health conditions, social determinants of health, and infectious diseases.
Gomez earned his bachelor’s degree in Health Science at the California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), with a concentration in Community Health Education and School Health Education. He completed his Masters in Public Health (MPH) program at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine with a concentration in Biostatistics and Epidemiology.
His interests include working to improve the health of vulnerable populations and, most recently, working to contain and better understand COVID-19.