Hannah Carliner, ScD, MPH

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Dr. Hannah 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. Recent research includes epidemiological studies of the effect of childhood trauma on adolescent mental health and drug use, studies about the role of racial and gender discrimination in drug use, and studies tracking changes in drug use in sociodemographic subgroups related to macroeconomic trends. Dr. Carliner received her BA in Human Biology from Stanford University and her MPH from Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health. She received her ScD in Social and Behavioral Sciences from the Harvard School of Public Health, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in substance use epidemiology at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health.

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)