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Zeruiah Buchanan
Posted On August 19, 2022 7:11 pm
FOCUS Zeruiah is passionate about addressing suicide prevention, postvention, and care in marginalized communities. Scholars have highlighted alarming increases in suicidal behavior and suicide among Black youth. Zeruiah’s research will include exploring the unique causes and symptoms of suicide among Black girls, destigmatizing suicidality nationally through culturally humble mechanisms, and promoting policies that will help… View Article
Santino Giovanni Camacho
Posted On October 13, 2021 7:05 pm
FOCUS Queer and Transgender Pacific Islanders (QTPI) have historically been in the margins of Pacific Islander communities and have endured the erasure of their identities and experiences. Systemic racism, settler colonialism, heterosexism, homophobia, and transphobia have been institutionalized into health systems, which are intended to promote well-being, but are often culturally mismatched, which widens health… View Article
Alejandra Arrieta
Posted On October 13, 2021 6:17 pm
FOCUS Alejandra is committed to researching social determinants of health, with a focus on predictors of gender inequalities in health and how these disparities vary by race, ethnicity, and economic background. She is particularly interested in studying how gender norms affect behaviors and health during adolescence, as well as the long-term consequences on chronic disease… View Article
Noah Triplett
Posted On November 29, 2020 2:40 pm
FOCUSAlthough great strides have been made in developing effective treatments for youth mental health problems, they are often not implemented in real-world settings. Noah aims to engage patients, mental health care providers, and policymakers to develop and refine solutions for increasing access to evidence-based mental health care in the U.S. and abroad. By examining various… View Article

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