Magidson, Jessica

Jessica Magidson, PhD

University of Maryland

Dr. Jessica Magidson is an Associate Professor in the Clinical area in the Department of Psychology and is the Director of CESAR: Center for Substance Use, Addiction & Health Research in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland. Her program of research focuses on how to expand the reach of evidence-based behavioral interventions to address substance use in underserved settings in the United States and sub-Saharan Africa. Her research team focuses on questions central to global mental health, implementation science, and addiction treatment, including evaluating how evidence-based interventions can be feasibly delivered using task sharing models using peers and sustainably integrated into underserved, community-based clinical settings.