Misra, Supriya

Assistant Professor

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Supriya Misra is an assistant professor in the Department of Public Health. Her research focuses on mental health inequities among socially marginalized communities, particularly racial and ethnic minority groups. She uses mixed methods to understand the roles of discrimination, stigma, and trauma on the onset and experience of mental distress and to promote dignity and justice for those living with mental illness. She completed her BA and MA in Psychology at Stanford University, her ScD in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and a Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship at New York University. She also worked for several years in nonprofit management to develop and implement evidence-based health education resources.