Sabrina Hermosilla

Dr. Sabrina Hermosilla is a Research Investigator at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research. She completed her PhD, MIA and MPH at Columbia University, holds an MS from The City College of New York, and a BA from Colgate University. Dr. Hermosilla has almost two decades of experience designing and conducting applied research studies. She applies epidemiologic principles and methods to study social determinants of mental health and psychosocial outcomes in complex global settings. With an explicit focus on potentially modifiable factors, her research in implementation science explores and builds the evidence around commonly implemented interventions, primarily in humanitarian and forced migration settings. Anchored by her MS in education, Dr. Hermosilla’s teaching portfolio includes over twenty years of direct in-person and remote instruction to children, adolescents, young adults, and adult learners across four continents in accredited (undergraduate, master, and doctoral) and independent educational environments. Her current teaching centers on the epidemiology of global and adolescent mental health, and applied data collection and management best practices

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