Juan is currently a second year dual degree graduate student at the University of Michigan working towards earning his Masters of Public Health in Health Behavior & Health Education and Masters of Social Work in Social Policy & Evaluation. He joined the Prechter team as a Social Work Intern in January 2020 and will be working on the Longitudinal Study of Bipolar Disorder. Juan is passionate about addressing LGBTQ+ health inequities and promoting LGBTQ+ cultural sensitivity in mental healthcare settings. Prior to coming to the University of Michigan, Juan worked as a Research Associate for the UCLA Adolescent Trials Network and as a Crisis Worker for a national suicide hotline. Juan graduated from UCLA in 2017 with his B.S. in Psychobiology.