Anjalee Sharma is a doctoral student in the School of Social Work. Sharma completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at two Maryland institutions; University of Maryland, College Park, where she obtained degrees in psychology and women’s studies; and University of Maryland, Baltimore, where she obtained her master’s in social work.
Since arriving at UNC-Chapel Hill, Sharma has worked with several faculty and is currently working with Dr. Trenette Clark Goings on an intervention to study and prevent substance use among adolescents. Sharma’s research interests include medication initiation and intervention for opioid use disorder in correctional settings, understanding and evolving treatment modalities for people with substance use disorders, and continuity of care for people who seek substance use treatment from incarceration to community settings.
Sharma’s interests in quantitative methods include longitudinal data analysis, causal inference, and assessing measurement invariance of existing measures used in clinical and research settings.