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About Marsha Langer Ellison

Marsha Langer Ellison, Ph.D., is a mental health services, psychiatric rehabilitation and disability policy researcher. In her current position at the University of Massachusetts Medical School she is the Associate Director for Knowledge Translation for the federally funded Transitions Research and Training Center in the Department of Psychiatry. There she directs and participates in research and dissemination activities that support the learning and working goals of youth and young adults (ages 14 -30) with serious mental health conditions. She also jointly holds an appointment at the ENRM Veterans Hospital at Bedford, Mass., where she conducts research on supported education for Veterans with PTSD. Her research interests include employment and education, and recovery practices including peer support for people with psychiatric disability.


Present Associate Director for Knowledge Translation, Learning and Working during the Transition to Adulthood, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (Transitions RTC), Department of Psychiatry, Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Present Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School Department of Psychiatry
Present Health Research Scientist, Center for Health Quality Outcomes & Economics Research, ENRM Veterans Hospital, Bedford MA

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • Award for Excellence in Teaching given by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Boston University (1988)

Contact Information

University of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Ave North
Worcester State Hospital 8c/CMHSR
Worcester MA 01655
781 687 3401 (M,W,F)
508 856 2816 (Tu & Thurs)
Fax: 508 856 3075


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