Kisna is a Research Study Assistant in the READi Lab, working on the Screen-Refer-Treat (SRT) and Pathways studies. A Southern California native, she graduated from UC Davis with a B.S. in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior and a minor in Chicano/a Studies in June 2017. During her undergraduate career, Kisna assisted in research examining the pathophysiology of Fragile X-associated Tremor Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS). She also conducted community-based research and assisted in providing free primary care, dental, and mental health services to the Hispanic, rural, farm-working community of Knights Landing, CA. Kisna has a passion for community engagement work and research that focuses on utilizing preventative or early intervention measures to improve mental health and overall health outcomes.