Research Team

The HBS research team can be reached at healthybodies@umich.edu.

IMG_7286Sarah Ketchen Lipson (Principal Investigator) is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Law Policy and Management at the Boston University School of Public Health. She is also Associate Director of the Healthy Minds Network for Research on Adolescent and Young Adult Mental Health and co-Principal Investigator of the Healthy Minds Study. Sarah’s research focuses primarily on mental health and service utilization in college populations. She employs varied methodologies, including large-scale epidemiological surveys and population-level interventions. Sarah completed a dual PhD at University of Michigan in Health Services Organization and Policy at the School of Public Health and Higher Education at the School of Education, where she was awarded best dissertation of the year. She received her bachelor’s degree from Tufts University where she was awarded best honors thesis of the year and graduated with honors. She holds a master’s from Harvard University and was a Fulbright scholar.

Daniel Eisenberg (Investigator) is a Professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Institute for Social Research, DEand Director of the Healthy Minds Network. He completed a B.A. and Ph.D. in Economics at Stanford University and a postdoctoral traineeship in mental health services and policy research at UC-Berkeley. His broad research goal is to improve understanding of how to invest effectively and efficiently in the mental health of young people. In recognition of his early career research, in 2010 he was awarded the Thompson Prize for Young Investigators by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration. He is the program director for his department’s Ph.D. program in Health Services Organization and Policy.