Cari Bogulski earned her Bachelor of Arts in psychology and Spanish from the University of Arkansas, and her Master of Science and doctorate in cognitive psychology and language science from The Pennsylvania State University. She has since worked as a research associate in education policy, as the Director of Statistics and Analytics for a local non-profit organization in Northwest Arkansas, and as a Senior Data Analyst in the Office of Community Health and Research on the Northwest campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics in the College of Medicine at UAMS, with a research focus on health equity and healthcare access in rural and urban communities. She has experience in both program evaluation and community-based participatory research and continues to investigate other research projects in maternal and child health, food insecurity, diabetes self-management and prevention, and impacts of COVID-19. She also currently supports research and evaluation projects in the Rural Telehealth Evaluation Center and the Institute for Digital Health & Innovation at UAMS.