Student Representatives

Dani Adams, A.M.

Dani Adams, A.M., is a PhD student in social work at the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration. She graduated from Roosevelt University in 2014 with a degree in Psychology, as well as a minor in Philosophy and a concentration in Children and Family Studies. Prior to starting graduate school, Dani was a clinical research coordinator working under the supervision of Dr. Rinad Beidas at the University of Pennsylvania, where she coordinated Dr. Beidas’ NIMH and SAMHSA funded implementation studies. Her long-term career goal is to improve the affordability, accessibility, and quality of behavioral health services in low-income neighborhoods to increase outcomes and reduce health disparities for marginalized populations. In particular, she is interested in how to best disseminate and implement evidence-based programs to youth and families in community settings (e.g., public schools and community mental health centers).

Vivian Byeon

Vivian Byeon is a clinical research coordinator at the Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include improving the delivery of evidence-based psychotherapies in community settings domestically and globally. She is also interested in the development of organizational and system-level implementation strategies to improve the uptake and sustainability of EBPs.