Research Interests: Health Psychology, Obesity, Disparities in Health
Projects: Body Movement Experiment, Food Psychology, Language of Food
Yaretzi graduated from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Spanish with a focus on Research and Counseling Psychology. She has been a member of the CLIMB lab since 2018 and is currently working as a Research Associate and Neuropsychology tester for the Memories 2 Study clinical trial at the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing and as a Bilingual Digital advocate with the National Domestic Violence Hotline. This semester she has been working on a collecting data for a food perception study, which includes exploring Covid-19’s influence on eating patterns. Yaretzi plans to attend graduate school in the Fall of 2021 to pursue a degree in Clinical Psychology.