Neila Grimsley works with Dr. Grace Ahn across multiple federally-funded projects. She is currently the program coordinator for the Translation Core of the Center for Children’s Health Assessment, Research Translation, and Combating Environmental Racism (CHARTER) and simultaneously serves as the program coordinator for the Virtual Fitness Buddy Ecosystem study, which is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Within this role, she has collaboratively coordinated recruitment efforts and data collection at each of the projects’ YMCA after-school sites in Metro-Atlanta. She has also managed logistical and administrative aspects of the project and provided support and oversight to current graduate students. Neila received her Masters in Public Health from the University of Georgia in 2011 and her degree in Child and Family Development and Public Relations from UGA in 2009.