Christopher Blades is the community program manager at UCLA’s Center for Behavioral and Addiction Medicine, located at the UCLA Vine Street Clinic in Los Angeles. He has more than 10 years of clinical research experience, working on larger scale network protocols, as well as investigator initiated clinical research studies. Mr. Blades received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Health and Human Services from California State University, Dominguez Hills. Mr. Blades is a member of UCLA’s Society of Clinical Research Associates chapter and completed the clinical research professionals’ certification program. Mr. Blades plans on completing graduate school and advancing his career as a research professional.