Marta Induni, PhD, is the research program director of the Survey Research Group (SRG) at PHI. With more than 20 years of survey research experience, Dr. Induni has served as state coordinator of many surveys, including the California Behavioral Risk Factor Survey, the California Women’s Health Survey, and the Youth Risk Behavior Survey.
Dr. Induni is particularly interested in survey research methods and issues in questionnaire development and translation. In addition to directing SRG, she currently serves on the CDC’s Bi-national Border Health Technical Workgroup, as part of the Obesity Prevention Evaluation Task Force, and the California Women’s Health Survey Editorial Board. She has served as the data director and administrative project manager for multiple case-control studies, such as food-borne disease outbreaks, immunization coverage, and cancer studies.
Dr. Induni received her doctoral degree in educational psychology from the University of California, Davis, where she studied health behavior change theory and prevention/intervention programs for adolescents. Since starting with SRG in 1993, Dr. Induni has held numerous positions, including acting research program director, research scientist, and call center supervisor. She is particularly pleased to have been elected to represent the PHI principal investigators and program directors on the PHI Board of Directors.