Dr. Isaza trained in Archaeology at Boston University. Before joining IFAR, she taught for the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University, was a Research Fellow in the Department of Archaeology at Boston University, and led field research projects at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama. Dr. Isaza’s research interests concern the role of social intercourse in tight-knit communities, and their members’ interaction with and influence on the physical environment. At IFAR, Dr. Isaza developed and maintains the resource sharing protocol utilized by the Biostatistics core and collaborates with investigators on the MiWish and Obesity and Bone studies. Dr. Isaza has published her independent research in both English and Spanish, and she has developed translation protocols for multilanguage materials used by patients and consumers at HSL and elsewhere.