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Staff Research Associate

Alanna Montero earned her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). In the near future, she hopes to obtain a graduate level degree. Her main role at the center to work alongside project managers to reach timely deadlines and submit detailed IRB proposals for associated projects. One project she is currently working on is the Senate Bill 82 Evaluation Project, a project in collaboration with UC Davis, to evaluate county crisis triage programs aimed at reducing hospital visits, psychiatric hospitalizations, and improving patient experience, by analyzing data across service sectors.


  • SB 82
  • DMH UCLA Public Mental Health Partnership


  • Castillo EG, Ijadi-Maghsoodi R, Shadravan S, Moore E, Mensah MO, Docherty M, Aguilera Nunez MG, Barcelo N, Goodsmith N, Halpin LE, Morton I, Mango J, Montero AE, Rahmanian Koushkaki S, Bromley E, Chung B, Jones F, Gabrielian S, Gelberg L, Greenberg JM, Kalofonos I, Kataoka SH, Miranda J, Pincus HA, Zima BT, Wells KB. Community interventions to promote mental health and social equity. Current Psychiatry Reports. 2019;21(35). PMID: 30927093.
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