Alexandra Rose is a third year doctoral student in the University of Maryland Clinical Psychology program working with Dr. Jessica Magidson in the Global Mental Health and Addiction lab. She received a BA in the History of Art from Yale University in 2010 and an MSc in Global Mental Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and King's College London Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience in 2015. For three years she worked as the Mental Health Officer on the Clinical team at the medical organization Partners in Health (PIH) developing, implementing, and evaluating mental health services across PIH sites, including in Haiti and Rwanda. She has been involved in research on the trafficking experiences and mental health outcomes of people trafficked to the UK for domestic work and has worked on the community programs teams of a health systems strengthening organization in southern Malawi and a social services agency in New York City. Her research interests include interventions for depression and substance use, the treatment of co-occurring physical and mental illnesses, implementation science, and workforce development and management strategies in task-shared mental health systems.
Areas of Interest
- Global Mental Health
- Implementation Science
- Clinical Psychology
- Health Psychology
BAYale University, History of Art, 2010
MSLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and King's College London Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Global Mental Health, 2015