Hannah Carliner , ScD, MPH

Director, Research & Evaluation

Dr. Carliner is a social epidemiologist with expertise on the effects of stress, trauma, and social inequities on risk for psychiatric and substance use disorders across the life course. As a Director in Research and Evaluation, Dr. Carliner led the 2021 Statewide Assessment of Gambling and Problem Gambling in Illinois; she is Evaluation Lead of the Massachusetts Statewide Community Health and Healthy Aging Funds; and she leads the evaluation of the BeHERE Workplace initiative to prevent pain, injury, and opioid use in the workplace. 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) in New York City. Dr. Carliner completed a post-doctoral fellowship in substance use epidemiology at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health. She received her Doctor of Science in Social and Behavioral Sciences from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, her Master’s in Public Health from Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, and her Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology from Stanford University.