Tyler Marshall, MPH

PhD Candidate, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Psychiatry Dept
Grad Research Assistantship, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Human Ecology Dept

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PhD Candidate, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Psychiatry Dept

Grad Research Assistantship, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Human Ecology Dept
Email
tyler.marshall@ualberta.ca

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Psychiatry Mental Health Addiction Public Health Policy


About

Tyler Marshall is a PhD candidate in the Department of Psychiatry and holds a graduate research assistantship (GRA) in the Department of Pediatrics. In 2015, earned a BSc in neuroscience from Rhodes College (USA) and a master degree in public health from The University of Memphis (USA), in 2016. Tyler brings a background of health policy advocacy to his doctoral studies, including academic and clinical volunteer work for harm reduction and supervised consumption services.


Research

Tyler's is working on a paper-based doctoral thesis with the following objectives: 1) examine whether diagnoses of anxiety or depression during adolescence are predictors of opioid use disorder during emerging adulthood, and 2) to evaluate the impact of shared decision-making in the treatment of anxiety and depression in emerging adults. Tyler is also a graduate research assistant on a pan-provincial study entitled "Predictors of shared decision-making in community-based health settings" and is currently working on several other projects.