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B. Heidi Ellis

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B. Heidi Ellis

B. Heidi Ellis is Director of the Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center at Boston Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. She studies refugee youth mental health, with a particular emphasis on understanding trauma exposure, violence, and how the social context impacts developmental trajectories.

For more than a decade she has built a community-based participatory research program with Somali refugees. Through this research program she has investigated the role of discrimination in refugee youth mental health, and developed and evaluated a school-based mental health intervention for Somali refugee youth.

Dr. Ellis received her B.A. from Yale University, her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Oregon, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Boston University School of Medicine.

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Reports
October 2016
By B. Heidi Ellis, Erin N. Hulland , Alisa B. Miller, Colleen Barrett Bixby, Barbara Lopes Cardozo, and Theresa S. Betancourt
Reports
October 2016
By B. Heidi Ellis, Erin N. Hulland , Alisa B. Miller, Colleen Barrett Bixby, Barbara Lopes Cardozo, and Theresa S. Betancourt