Marta E. Pagán-Ortiz – Long Bio

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Marta E. Pagán-Ortiz is a doctoral student and research assistant in the Counseling and School Psychology PhD program at UMass Boston. Prior to attending UMass Boston she worked as a mental health clinician at Arbour Hospital and as a research fellow at the Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice at Northeastern University, a department that focuses on understanding the social and environmental conditions of urban living in order to inform public health intervention strategies and policies. Marta is currently working on research studies related to mental health treatment guidelines for chronic illnesses, issues of structural violence within minority populations, and the reduction of disparities in mental health status and care.