Marissa Hansen

 

Assistant Professor of Social Work
Email: mhansen5@uh.edu
Room: 414 Social Work Building
Phone: 713-743-5353
Current Curriculum Vitae

Personal Statement:

 

Education:

B.A., Psychology and Hispanic Literature, Boston University, 1998
M.S.W., Social Work, University of Southern California, 2001
Ph.D., Social Work, University of Southern California, 2011
Post-doctoral Research Fellowship, School of Social Work & Roybal Institute on Aging, University of Southern California

Certifications and Professinal Affiliations:

  • Latino Behavioral Health Institute (by Dr. Alex Kopelowicz)
  • Grant Writing Seminar, September 10, 2008 Mentor: Dr. Margarita Alegría
  • Member (2004-present), Gerontological Society of America
  • Member (2004-present), Society for Social Work Research

Areas of Specialization:

Dr. Hansen's research addresses the influence of sociocultural factors on service utilization, treatment adherence, and functional outcomes in depression treatment for minority and older adult populations, specifically Latinos. Her work also encompasses the understanding of contextual factors and interventions to address mental health disparities among those with co-morbid health and mental health disorders. She has participated in several studies using quantitative and qualitative methods to assess service use behavior and adaptation of therapeutic interventions for minority populations.

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Research Interests

 

Publications:

Click here to view current Curriculum Vitae with selected publications.