Gillian Dysart is a clinical research assistant at PolicyLab and the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Ms. Dysart works with Dr. Jami Young on a study examining the efficacy of a school-based depression prevention program for adolescents.
Ms. Dysart graduated from Temple University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. During her time at Temple, Ms. Dysart worked as an undergraduate research assistant at the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic (CAADC).
Ms. Dysart’s research interests include the dissemination and implementation of evidence based mental health practices, integration of mental health care into community and primary care settings, and treatment equity. She plans to pursue a PhD in clinical psychology.