Mental health and substance use
Erica Matti is a healthcare analyst at CHRT on the policy team. Prior to joining CHRT, she completed a Population Health Fellowship with Authority Health in Detroit, MI. During her fellowship year, Matti focused on environmental justice and water access issues in the city.
Matti held an interim position as a qualitative researcher with the United Nations World Food Programme in Bogotá, Colombia, evaluating the effect of marketing interventions for women on economic empowerment and risk of intimate partner violence. Additionally, she created and conducted a small qualitative study in Metro Detroit focused on assessing the mental health impacts on Iraqi American families impacted by the change in immigration policies and detainments during the Trump Administration.
Matti holds a master’s degree in public health (MPH) from Emory University in Atlanta, and a bachelor’s degree (BA) in communication sciences and disorders from Wayne State University.
- CHRT report evaluates Michigan’s nursing home strategy and provides recommendations for future approaches
- Protecting individuals with SMI from COVID-19: Best practices for community mental health agencies and clinics
- COVID-19 rapid response brief: Best practices for protecting populations in nursing homes, long-term care settings