Areas of Research: HIV prevention; adolescent sexual behavior/pregnancy; adolescent mental health; chronic illness in children and adolescents; adherence; research methods (randomized trials, qualitative research and mixed methods); CBPR
Areas of Research: Tina is the Assistant to Chairman in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. She has an undergraduate degree in English and secondary education, and completed her coursework for a Masters' Degree in direct marketing.
Areas of Research: LGBTQ, Transgender and Nonbinary, Minority Stress, Minority Strengths, Mental Health Disparities, HIV Criminalization
Areas of Research: Integration of behavioral health services into primary care pediatrics. Toxic stress, early childhood brain development, Adverse Childhood Experiences, and the importance of prevention and dyadic, two-generation work.
Areas of Research: Excitatory and inhibitory synaptic transmission and plasticity under physiological and brain disease conditions, such as Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, autism, schizophrenia and drug abuse
Areas of Research: The intersection of social epidemiology and social medicine: how social determinants of health within the context of the physical environment can influence health behaviors and health outcomes in patients and populations.
Areas of Research: Improving access to care and health outcomes among people who use drugs with or at-risk for HIV; buprenorphine treatment; opioid use and disorder; medical cannabis use; collaborating with community-based organizations; harm reduction