Annaka Paradis Burnett

Annaka Paradis, ScM (she/her) is a senior research assistant on the Do It Right team. Following her graduation from Smith College in 2018 with a bachelor’s in psychology, chemistry, and community engagement, she spent a gap year working with adult learners in a high school equivalency program. She completed her ScM at Brown University in 2021, where she studied Behavioral and Social Health Sciences. Annaka’s research interests include rural health, opioid use disorder and its associated stigma, and health equity. Most recently, she served as second author on a paper with Dr. Rogers examining the effects of COVID-19 on street-based sex workers. In her free time, Annaka loves to bake, do Zumba, and lament the early cancellation of Veronica Mars.