Alexandra Albizu-Jacob, MPH
Alexandra is a Learning and Development Facilitator in the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida. She received her Master's degree in public health with a concentration in behavioral health from the USF College of Public Health. She was also among the first cohort of scholars in the Institute for Translational Research Education in Adolescent Behavioral Health, a federally funded state-of-the-art research education program that teaches the practical skills of translational research and implementation science in the field of adolescent behavioral health. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Florida.
She previously provided training and technical assistance services to behavioral health agencies across the country as part of a SAMHSA funded initiative designed to improve access to treatment and support services for youth and young adults ages 16-25 that either have, or are at risk of developing, a serious mental health condition. Her research interests include child and adolescent behavioral health, positive family relationships, and the integration of trauma-informed care in health systems. Alexandra strives to utilize her educational background and experiences to positively affect the overall health and well-being of children and families.