Caylee Cook

3rd year postdoctoral fellow
Affiliation: MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit

Research Focus/Background: Early childhood health and development. Specifically, my research aims to identify risk and protective factors for early childhood cognition and mental well-being in the South African context. 

Problem/goals to address as part of CERES: Developing and piloting a digital tool (WhatsApp) to assess preschool social-emotional development and mental well-being in low-income communities across South Africa.

Location of Research Projects: South Africa

When Not Working: You will find me on running on the mountains, at beach with my dog, or sipping wine with friends and family.