Maria Espinola

Maria Fernanda Espinola

Asst Professor - Geo

UC Health Clinical Focus

Psychology

UC Health Specialities

Psychology

Research Support

Grant: #CUB 001/ACYF 90TV0010-01-00 Investigators:Espinola, Maria 10-01-2016 -09-30-2017 Administration for Children and Families Domestic Victims of Human Trafficking Program Role:PI $90,237.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #SRS 012237 Investigators:Espinola, Maria 05-01-2019 -04-30-2020 Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Human Trafficking Project Role:PI $30,000.00 Awarded Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #CHANGE Court Collaborative Investigators:Espinola, Maria 05-01-2020 -12-31-2020 Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board Human Trafficking Project Role:PI $20,000.00 Awarded Level:Local Government

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Shultz, J., Cooper, J., Baingana, F., Oquendo, M., Espinel, Z., Althouse, B., Marcelin, L., Towers, S., Espinola, M., McCoy, C., Mazurik, L., Wainberg, M., Neria, Y., & Rechkemmer, A. (2016. )The role of fear-related behaviors in the 2013-2016 West Africa Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak.Current Psychiatry Reports, ,18 (104 ),

Shultz, J., Cela, T., Marcelin, L.H., Espinola, M., Heitmann, I., Sanchez, C., Jean Pierre, A., Foo, Y.C., Thompson, K., Klotzbach, P., Espinel, Z., & Rechkemmer, A (2016. )The trauma signature of Hurricane Matthew’s Impact on Haiti.Disaster Health, ,3 (4 ),121 -138

Shultz, J., Althouse, B., Baingana, F., Cooper, J., Espinola, M., Greene, M., Espinel, Z., McCoy, C.B., Mazurik L., & Rechkemmer, A. (2016. )Fear factor: The unseen perils of the Ebola outbreak.Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, ,72 (2 ),304 -310

Shultz J., Espinel Z., Espinola M., Rechkemmer A. (2016. )Distinguishing epidemiological features of the 2013-2016 West Africa Ebola virus disease outbreak.Disaster Health, ,3 (3 ),1 -11

Espinola, M., Shultz, J., Espinel, Z, Althouse, BM, Cooper, J., Baingana, F., Marcelin, LH, Cela, T., Towers, S., Mazurik, L., Greene, M., & Rechkemmer, A. (2016. )Fear-related behaviors in situations of mass threat. .Disaster Health, ,3 (4 ),102 -111

Gaviria, S., Alarcon, R., Espinola, M., Restrepo, D., Lotero, J., Berbesi, D., Sierra, G., Chaskel, R., Espinel, Z. & Shultz, J. (2016. )Socio-demographic patterns of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Medellin, Colombia, and the context of lifetime trauma exposure.Disaster Health, ,3 (4 ),1 -12

Shultz, J., Garfin, D., Espinel, Z., Araya, R., Oquendo, M., Wainberg, M., Chaskel, R., Gaviria, S., Ordonez, A., Espinola, M., Wilson, F., Garcia, N., Ceballos, A., Garcia-Barcena, Verdelli, H. & Neria, Y. (2014. )Internally displaced “victims of armed conflict” in Colombia: The trajectory and trauma signature of displacement .Current Psychiatry Reports, ,16 (10 ),475 -491

Book Chapter

Espinola, M., DeVinney, H., & Steinberg, A.L. (2017 )Women in midlife Women’s mental health across the lifespan: Challenges, vulnerabilities, and strengths .New York,Routledge

Shultz, J., Espinola, M., Rechkemmer, A., Cohen, M. A., & Espinel, Z (2017 )Prevention of disaster impact and outcome cascades Cambridge handbook of international prevention science .Cambridge, England,Cambridge University Press

Ter Maat, M. & Espinola, M. (2016 )Ethics and Art Therapy Handbook of Art Therapy .Hoboken, NJ,Wiley-Blackwell

Honors and Awards

2017 Early Career Award for Racial/Ethnic Minority Psychologists in Trauma Psychology, Honorable Mention, American Psychological Association Division 56

2017 -2018 Equity & Inclusion Incentive Grant Office of Equity & Inclusion, University of Cincinnati

2017 National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) Faculty Success Program Sponsorship Office of the Provost, University of Cincinnati

2014 Stuart C. Tentoni Outstanding Professional Development Program Award, American Psychological Association of Graduate Students

2012 A. Toy Caldwell-Colbert Distinguished Service Award, Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race, Division 45, American Psychological Association

2012 Distinguished Service Award in Clinical Psychology, Society of Clinical Psychology, Division 12, American Psychological Association

2012 National Latina/o Psychological Association Scholarship

2011 Lane Family Fund Award for Hispanic Studies in Psychology, Center for Psychological Studies, Nova Southeastern University

2011 Chancellor’s Faculty Research and Development Grant, Nova Southeastern University

2009 Honors Admission to the Doctoral Program in Psychology, Center for Psychological Studies, Nova Southeastern University

Post Graduate Training and Education

2009-2014 Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.), Nova Southeastern University, ,Fort Lauderdale, Fl

2013-2014 Pre-doctoral Psychology Fellow, Boston Medical Center / Boston University School of Medicine, ,Boston, MA

2014-2015 Postdoctoral Psychology Fellow, McLean Hospital / Harvard Medical School, ,Boston, MA

Contact Information

maria.espinola@uc.edu