Dual Degree PhD Candidate in
Biocultural Medical Anthropology at The University of Alabama
advised by Dr. William Dressler and Dr. Jason DeCaro
Mental Health at The University of Sao Paulo - Ribeirão Preto
advised by Dr. Sandra Cristina Pillon
Broadly, my research focuses on stigma surrounding
drug use and misuse, from the perspectives of both
members of society and individuals receiving
treatment for substance use disorders.
My dissertation work is based in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.