Arissa Ruano is a Research Manager for the Crisis Assistance Response and Engagement (CARE) evaluation project. 

Prior to joining the Health Lab, she earned her Master of Public Health with a concentration in Public Health Administration and Behavioral, Social, and Community Health from Indiana University. She also received her B.S. in Community Health from Indiana University. 

Arissa worked with the Indiana Department of Health and Indiana University on various projects related to health policy, multidisciplinary partnership interventions, and health equity.