Laura Vargas

Education:
PhD, 2018, Social Policy and Policy Analysis, Columbia School of Social Work, Columbia University
MSW, Policy Practice, Specialization in Health, Mental Health and Disabilities, Columbia School of Social Work, Columbia University
MPA, 2013 Concentration in Urban and Social Policy, Columbia University School of Internationaland Public Affairs (SIPA) Columbia University

PhD Dissertation Titile: 
The Effects of Violence on Health Service Utilization and Access in Mexico

PhD Thesis Advisor:
\Julien Teitler, PhD, Professor and Senior Associate Dean, Research & Academic Affairs, Columbia School of Social Work

Postdoc Research Topic:
Exposure to Trauma and Mental Health of Recent Latinx Immigrants

Penn Department:
Penn Injury Science Center & School of Nursing

Penn Faculty Mentors:
Therese S. Richmond, PhD, RN, FAAN

Andrea B. Laporte Professor of Nursing, Associate Dean for Research & Innovation, School of Nursing

Zachary F Meisel, MD, MPH, MSHP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director, Center for Emergency Care Policy and Research, Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

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Congratulations to the Penn Dental Medicine Prosthodontics residents who officially became alumni!

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