About the Team

Jack Barile

Jack Barile, Ph.D. (he/him) is the Principal Investigator for this project. He is a professor at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa in the Department of Psychology, the interim director of the Social Science Research Institute in the College of Social Sciences, and serves as Senior Advisor for the Health Policy Initiative. His primary research interests include understanding the role of neighborhood stress in the formation and maintenance of health disparities, ecological assessment, quantitative methods, and program evaluation. Jack's research centers around ecological determinants of health-related quality of life and well-being. This line of research includes the study of individual-level factors, such as adverse childhood experiences and multiple chronic medical conditions, as well as neighborhood-level factors, such as housing, crime, and poverty.