Mary Kleinman is a fifth-year doctoral student in the University of Maryland Clinical Psychology program, working with Dr. Jessica Magidson in the Global Mental Health and Addiction Lab. Mary received a BS in Biology from Dickinson College in 2010 and an MPH in Epidemiology from Boston University School of Public Health in 2014. She has worked for previously as an epidemiologist at Maryland Department of Health where she monitored community-based programs to test and treat hepatitis C. Mary has also worked internationally on research investigating social and biological determinants of tuberculosis treatment outcomes, including the effect of alcohol use on TB treatment outcomes in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. She is particularly interested in behavioral interventions for substance use and the intersection of mental health and infectious disease prevention and treatment. Her current research involves investigation of the impact of stigma around substance use, methadone treatment, and race on opioid use disorder treatment outcomes. She receives funding from NIDA (R36DA056761). 

Areas of Interest

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Global Mental Health
  • Addiction and Substance Use Disorders
  • Stigma
  • Infectious Diseases


  • BS
    Dickinson College, Biology
  • MPH
    Boston University School of Public Health, Epidemiology
Mary Kleinman
mkleinm [at]