About Rosalie A. Torres Stone

Dr. Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Ph.D., is currently Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Director of the Multicultural Core for the UMMS Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center. Her empirical work on mental health extends existing conceptual frameworks by including sociocultural-specific factors in examining access to mental health services and health related outcomes for racial and ethnic minority populations. Joining the center in FY ’07, she continues to bring forth her commitment to multicultural informed and guided research by complementing existing faculty members’ strengths in this area, developing the cultural competence agenda at the center and at the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, and increasing faculty competence through self-evaluation and consultation. She is currently the Co-PI on a grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Health Services Research and Development Quality in which is developing cultural adaptations to evidenced based supported education programs for Latino OIF/OEF veterans with disabilities including PTSD. She is also the PI on a National Institute of Rehabilitation and Disability Research (NIDDR) funded pilot study investigating the impact of mental illness on job seeking experiences for young adults with serious and persistent mental illness.

Positions

Present Director, Multicultural Core, Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Present Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Curriculum Vitae



Research Interests

Health Disparities, Psychosocial Research, and Hispanic Population

Honors and Awards

  • College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2006)
  • Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2006, 2007)


Contact Information

Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Department of Psychiatry WSH 8C
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
Phone: (508) 856-8692

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