Justin Mahalak, Ph.D.

Data & Quality Analyst

Dr. Mahalak has conducted psychological research in a variety of contexts, most recently focusing on public health communication and improving the effectiveness of healthcare systems. He works to use rigorous scientific and statistical methods to identify opportunities to improve the implementation of Child First’s program and to help it adapt to emerging social problems affecting its clients. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Ph.D. in Social Psychology in 2018.

Contact: jmahalak@childfirst.org