Hannah Carliner, ScD, MPH

Director, Research & Evaluation


Dr. Carliner is a social epidemiologist with a focus on the effects of stress, trauma, and social inequities on risk for psychiatric and substance use disorders across the life course. In her role as Director of Research and Evaluation, she oversees the evaluation of health equity impact of the Massachusetts Statewide Community Health and Healthy Aging Funds. Prior to HRiA, Dr. Carliner was the Project Director for the NIH-funded Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program for the Boricua Youth Study (BYS), an intergenerational, multidisciplinary study of Puerto Rican families, based out of New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Medical Center, and the University of Puerto Rico Medical Center. Dr. Carliner received her Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology from Stanford University, her Master’s in Public Health from Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, and her Doctor of Science in Social and Behavioral Sciences from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.