Dr. April J. Bell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). Her research focuses on improving sexual and reproductive health (SRH) outcomes among Black adolescent women and girls through the development and implementation of novel methods and strategies created in partnership with community. She uses intersectional, mixed methods, and community-based participatory research approaches in her work. She received her BA in Human Biology from Stanford University, her MPH with a dual concentration in Epidemiology and Social and Behavioral Sciences from the School of Medicine at Indiana University (IU), and her PhD in Epidemiology from the IU School of Public Health.