T@W Podcast: Researcher Hilary Marusak talks about how COVID-19 is impacting the mental health of schoolchildren
Hilary Marusak, Ph.D., joins host Darrell Dawsey to talk about the findings of a new study that looks at how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the mental health of young people in metro Detroit and how the findings inform the necessary steps to helping them heal.
Dr. Marusak received her Ph.D. in translational neuroscience in 2016. Her primary research interests are in identifying the effects of early adversity (e.g., abuse, violence exposure, medical trauma) on brain and behavioral development in children and adolescents. Her long-term goal is to develop interventions capable of reducing psychiatric symptoms and improving quality of life for young people affected by early stress and/or mental health problems.