Amy Green, Ph.D.
Head of Research / Staff
Dr. Green is a clinical psychologist with two decades of experience leading research related to youth mental health and mental health services. As Hopelab’s Head of Research, Dr. Green brings scientific and methodological expertise in adolescent and young adult mental health and well-being to Hopelab’s collaborative work. With Hopelab’s nonprofit, academic, and industry partners, Dr. Green leads a team focused on advancing measurement, widening impact, and conducting innovative research to promote thriving and health equity for young people.
Prior to joining Hopelap, Dr. Green held academic appointments at UC San Diego in the Departments of Psychiatry and the Child and Adolescent Services Research Center. At UC San Diego her research focused on the use of implementation science to increase the positive impact of programs, policies, and practices aimed to support youth well-being.
Most recently she served as the Vice President of Research at The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ+ young people. At The Trevor Project, she supported the organization’s life-saving work by using internal and external data and research findings to advance Trevor’s crisis services and peer support programs, as well as advocacy and education initiatives. Under Green’s leadership, the research team produced innovative research that brought new clinical implications to the field of suicidology and LGBTQ+ mental health, and which enabled the organization to better understand the lives of LGBTQ+ young people and promote their well-being.
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