Liza Magill

Liza Magill is the Communications and Publications Coordinator for the Global Mental Health Programs. She earned her B.A. in International Studies with a concentration in global health from Boston College and completed a Global Health Corps fellowship in Kalisizo, Uganda. While in Uganda, she worked for Brick by Brick Uganda, a community-based women’s health organization, and led design and development of grant projects, including a psychosocial support program for adolescent mothers in Rakai District. Liza has also interned at Partners In Health to support mental health programming in Butaro, Rwanda, researched juvenile justice and mental health initiatives in the United States, and developed a volunteer program supporting a public hospital in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Her research interests include the comorbidity of mental health disorders and tuberculosis, women’s mental health, and the intersection of mental health and criminal justice reform. She will matriculate at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in Summer 2020 and hopes to integrate mental and physical health in her career as a physician.

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