Diane Royal, MS
As Program Associate, Diane leads several administrative activities including budget strategy, workplan development, and project reporting. She also both leads and supports a range of technical projects.
Diane first joined CAMI Health in October 2012 after receiving a Master of Science in Global Health Sciences from the University of California, San Francisco. Her master’s thesis research aimed to inform the development of a genetically modified biotherapeutic microbicide to reduce the risk of HIV transmission in women. Previously, Diane worked as a Community Organizer for AIDS Walk San Francisco. She holds a BA from the University of San Francisco, and is in the final stages of completing a Master of Arts in Anthropology from Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.
While living in Newfoundland, Diane conducted in-depth ethnographic research with commuting workers across several transportation sectors including the experiences of shift work for offshore oil and gas workers and their families; as well as the community and household impacts of mobile workers reliant on an intra-provincial ferry service.
She enjoys spending time with family, having outdoor adventures, and reading.