Dr. Victoria Breckwich Vásquez is an Assistant Professor at UW Bothell. She also currently leads community engagement and research translation for the Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center at UW’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences. Formerly at the City of Berkeley Public Health Division, Dr. Breckwich Vásquez led community assessment, evaluation, strategic planning and prevention programs and services. From 2006-2013 she founded and led a non-profit organization, SALUD Peru, to provide sustainable funding and technical expertise for villager-led community development projects. Dr. Breckwich Vásquez has 25 years of experience in the health promotion field as a health education manager and community health advocate. Teaching and mentoring students are among her favorite parts of her professional career.