Michele Ybarra MPH PhD, President and Research Director at the Center for Innovative Public Health Research (CIPHR).
Dr. Ybarra is a recognized researcher in technology-related health issues for young people. During her visit to Spain, Dr. Ybarra gave a presentation on the use of technology in public health-related interventions to representatives from the health field. The event was co-sponsored by the Spanish NGO Apoyo Positivo which works on diversity issues in the fields of health, education, and human rights.
Dr. Ybarra holds a doctorate in child mental health services research and evaluation from the department of mental health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She was a pre-doctoral fellow of the National Institutes of Mental Health and was a joint fellow of the American Schools of Public Health / Centers for Disease Control.