Dr. Delmerico is a Research Scientist at the Center for Health and Social Research at the State University of New York College at Buffalo (Buffalo State College), He completed a PhD in Geography in 2013 at the University at Buffalo. He has taught a variety of undergraduate Economics and Geography courses at Daemen College, Buffalo State College, and the University at Buffalo. Dr. Delmerico's primary responsibilities include managing multiple applied research projects, conducting spatial and/or statistical analysis of project data, maintaining geographic databases, and participating in the development of scientific presentations, reports, and publications. His dissertation research is focused on the spatial analysis of diabetes. Local projects include: Project Safe Neighborhood: West Side Violence Prevention Coalition (WSVPC); Western New York Community Health Planning Institute (WNYCHPI), and Integrated Approaches to Planning Substance Abuse/Chemical Dependence/Mental Health Prevention and Treatment Services in Erie County.