Amanda Gatewood (Population Health Institute) is the newest CREECA associate! Dr. Gatewood is a public health epidemiologist and academic staff in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health where she researches health equity, especially among people who are racialized and economically disenfranchised. As a speaker of Uzbek, she lived and worked in Central Asia for two years (Kashgar, E. Turkestan / Xinjiang, China 2007-2008 and Arslanbob, Kyrgyz Republic 2012-2013). As a Fulbright scholar to Kyrgyzstan, she completed public health research on breastfeeding and early childhood stunting and wasting in minority enclaves of Central Asia using UNICEF data on the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Kazakstan. Dr. Gatewood is delighted to serve as a resource for faculty and students interested in researching or working on public health or medical research projects in Central Asia.