Susan Brandzel, MPH, is a senior research project manager based at Group Health Research Institute in Seattle, WA. She has over 22 years of public health research experience. She has helped design, execute and analyze epidemiologic and clinical trials research both in the U.S. and internationally. In addition to project management, Ms. Brandzel has extensive experience facilitating key informat interviews and focus groups and analyzing qualitative data. Outside of the public health domain, Ms. Brandzel is also a freelance writer and regular contributor to the Bainbridge Island Magazine.