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Alyssa J. Mansfield, PhD, MPH

 

Alyssa J. Mansfield, PhD, MPH

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Epidemiologist

Pacific Islands Division

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Academic Appointment

  • University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Education

  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Health Policy & Management, MHA, 2014 (expected)
  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Epidemiology, PhD, 2009
  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Health Behavior & Health Education, MPH, 1999
  • Eckerd College, Psychology, BS, 1997

Expertise and Interests

  • Predictors of entry into specialty care for PTSD and other mental health disorders
  • Family members of military personnel and Veterans
  • VA and non-VA systems of care
  • Causal modeling of health care utilization and outcomes
  • Use of administrative data in epidemiologic studies

Membership in Professional Societies

  • Society for Epidemiologic Research
  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
  • American Public Health Association

Selected Publications

Mansfield, A. J., Bender, R. H., Hourani, L. L., & Larson, G. E. (2011). Suicidal or self-harming ideation in military personnel transitioning to civilian life. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 41(4), 392-405. doi:10.1111/j.1943-278X.2011.00039.x

Mansfield, A. J., & Engel, C. C. (2011). Understanding substance use in military spouses. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 18(2), 198-199. doi:10.1007/s10880-011-9244-5

Mansfield, A. J., Kaufman, J. S., Engel, C. C., & Gaynes, B. N. (2011). Deployment and mental health diagnoses among children of US Army personnel. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 165(11), 999-1005. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.123

Mansfield, A. J., Kaufman, J. S., Marshall, S. W., Gaynes, B. N., Morrissey, J. P., & Engel, C. C. (2010). Deployment and the use of mental health services among U.S. Army wives. New England Journal of Medicine, 362(2), 101-109. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa0900177

Mansfield, A. J., Williams, J., Hourani, L. L., & Babeu, L. A. (2010). Measurement invariance of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms among U.S. military personnel. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 23(1), 91-99. doi:10.1002/jts.20492

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