Alisha Somji

Associate Program Manager

Email: Alisha_at_preventioninstitute_dot_org

Alisha is a member of Prevention Institute’s injury and trauma prevention team where she applies a public health approach to preventing violence. Alisha contributes to research and co-authors work on multiple forms of violence, early childhood development and health equity, and also supports cities’ strategy development to create safe, healthy and thriving communities. She previously worked at Berkeley Media Studies Group, where she conducted content analysis research and co-published findings on media framing of Berkeley and San Francisco’s sugar drink taxes, sexual violence and adverse childhood experiences. Alisha also spent two year planning, implementing and evaluating community health education programs for cancer prevention and screening at a regional cancer program in Ontario, Canada. She has a Master of Public Health from the University of Toronto and holds an Honors Bachelor of Arts in media studies and kinesiology.