PhD Student Profiles

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Current PhD Students at a Glance

Shannon CanfieldShannon Canfield, PhD Student
Research Interests: Women’s health; intimate partner violence; trauma informed care; policy and practice change; and intervention research.

Rebekah E. HartsockRebekah E. Hartsock, LCSW, PhD Student
Research Interests: Substance use disorders, healthcare and health disparities, hospital readmission rates.

Toby M. Mills-SandovalToby M. Mills-Sandoval, PhD Student
Research Interests: Yoga and mindfulness-based clinical interventions; youth and families; school social work; program evaluation.