Alethea Marti is a linguistic anthropologist with a PhD/MA from UCLA and a BA in Cognitive Science from UC Berkeley. She conducts qualitative discourse analysis for Dr. Bonnie Zima’s Mobile Health for Mental Health (MH2) pilot, as well as translating and piloting the Spanish version, Salud Móvil para Salud Mental (SM2). She is also working under Dr. Zima on an overview standardized outcomes measures used in community child mental health care, contracted by the state of California.
Her research interests include discourse and narrative analysis, families’ development of understandings about mental health care, and cultural and linguistic communication issues for Limited English Proficiency immigrant parents.
Dr. Marti is certified as a volunteer Spanish/English medical interpreter through UCLA’s Employee Volunteer Interpreting Program.