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Caroline  Barry

Grad Student Employee/BW

Caroline is a PhD student in the department of Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences at Emory University. She is interested in mental health promotion and suicide prevention, and her research investigates social/contextual determinants of resilience and mental health among youth and adolescents. She is currently working under Professor Kelli Komro’s mentorship on multi-level interventions, community-based participatory research, and increasing adolescents' access to mental health care.

Caroline completed her Bachelors in Psychology with a certificate in Global Health & Health Policy at Princeton and Master of Public Health at Emory. She then worked at Duke University Medical Center on a set of longitudinal cohort studies that examined maternal health behaviors and child developmental outcomes, including cognition and mental health. She also assisted CDC’s Child Development Studies team in testing interventions to promote healthy development and resilience among youth in families experiencing poverty.

Contact Information

Atlanta , GA

Email: CBARRY4@EMORY.EDU

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Areas of Interest

  • Adolescent Health/Child Health
  • Community Based Research
  • Machine Learning
  • Mental Health
  • Research Methods
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Substance Use/Harm Reduction

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts 2015, Princeton University
  • MPH 2020, Emory University

Affiliations & Activities

  • Graduate Student Government Association, Executive Vice President (2021-22), Chief of Staff  (2020-21)
  • Humanitarian Emergencies Research Team, Community Engagement & Outreach (2021-22)
  • Society for Prevention Research
  • American Public Health Association