Ali Crandall is an Associate Professor of Public Health at Brigham Young University. Dr. Crandall received her bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education from BYU, her MPH from Loma Linda University, and her Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Prior to her Ph.D. program she worked for eight years in domestic and international settings on public health programs focused on strengthening individual health through family interventions. Her primary research interests include family health measurement, understanding how childhood experiences affect lifelong health, and mental health in adolescents and adults. She teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in program planning, evaluation, and family health. She currently serves as the BYU MPH program director.