Radha Bathala is a Research coordinator for the UCLA/VA Center for Outcomes Research and Education. She received her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biochemistry from University of California, Irvine (2006). Then, she completed her Masterís degree also in Chemistry and Biochemistry from California Polytechnic University, Pomona (2008). After graduation, she worked in Avery Dennison and Johnson & Johnson on temporary assignments, and then she moved to UCLA as a Research Associate in pharmacology department. Her interest in doing health services research led her to take on a position with UCLA/VA Center for Outcomes Research and Education. Currently she is assisting with many research projects including a study on diverticulitis and patient No-Show study.