Kayla de la Haye is an Associate Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences at the University of Southern California. She works to promote health and health equity by applying social network analysis and systems science. Her research, funded by the NIH, the NSF, and the DoD, focuses on family and community social networks and social-ecological systems to promote healthy eating, healthy lifestyles, and nutrition security, and to prevent chronic disease. She also studies the role of social networks and systems in group problem solving in families, teams, and coalitions. She serves on the Executive Committee of the International Network of Social Network Analysis (INSNA), and in 2018, she received the INSNA Freeman Award for significant contributions to the study of social structure. Dr. de la Haye holds a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Adelaide, Australia.