Missoula, Montana, United States
Jasmyn Burdsall, from Missoula, Montana, is pursuing a master's degree in community health and prevention research (CHPR) and a PhD in epidemiology and clinical research at Stanford School of Medicine. She earned her bachelor's from Santa Clara University majoring in psychology and minoring in public health. Jasmyn aspires to apply her cross cultural research skills to create community-based healthcare and policy interventions that reduce violence against women in Indigenous and other marginalized populations. Jasmyn has led research examining the cultural disparities within mental health diagnostics, with a focus on PTSD, in the Culture Impacts Emotion Lab at SCU. She applied her research as a Global Social Benefit Fellow, where she created an innovative mental health management curriculum for out of school girls and refugees in Uganda, an intervention she'll be scaling as a social enterprise during her master's program. Jasmyn received a Horatio Alger scholarship, the First Year Research Award, and the Psychology Senior Research Award for her work.