Members of the Behavioral Health Resources and Technical Assistance (BHRT) Program welcome your questions and comments.

Fadia T. Shaya, PhD, MPH  Fadia T. Shaya, PhD, MPH
Director
fshaya@rx.umaryland.edu

Dr. Fadia Shaya is the director of the BHRT Program, professor of pharmaceutical health services research, and vice-chair for academic affairs at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, and affiliate faculty at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, in epidemiology and preventive medicine. Dr. Shaya's work promotes policy, research, and practice that improve access to care, drugs, and medical devices, optimize health care quality for vulnerable populations, and eliminate health disparities.
Nicole Sealfon, MPH  Nicole Sealfon, MPH
Associate Director
nsealfon@rx.umaryland.edu

Nicole is the associate director of the BHRT Program, where she coordinates the program's team and manages various substance use prevention grant programs. In this role, she provides technical assistance to local jurisdictions on assessment, planning, and evaluation for substance use prevention programs. She has also worked on developing and implementing two statewide surveys. Nicole's interests include substance use policy and innovative strategies to reduce drug use and misuse.
Meg Robertson, MPH Meg Robertson, MPH
Program Specialist
mrobertson@rx.umaryland.edu

As a program specialist with the BHRT Program, Meg specializes in survey development, data analysis, and evaluation. She also provides support to Maryland jurisdictions working in substance misuse prevention. Meg's interested include data analysis, policy development, and capacity building with local communities.
Shardai Jones, MPH

Shardai Jones, MPH
Program Specialist
shardai.jones@rx.umaryland.edu

Shardai is a program specialist with the BHRT Program, where she prepares, reviews, and edits reports. She also provides technical assistance, evaluation, and support to local jurisdictions. She has experience with project coordinating, data entry, and community involvement. Shardai's interests include improving community health, maternal and child health, and report writing.

Vanessa Michel Vanessa Michel
Program Specialist
vmichel@rx.umaryland.edu

Vanessa is a program specialist with the BHRT Program, where she provides technical assistance to local jurisdictions on substance use prevention programs and manages the program's social media pages. Vanessa's interests include health equity and reducing health disparities.

Join Our Team

Are you passionate about public health? If so, the BHRT Program at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy invites you to explore opportunities available to join and work with our team. Please contact BHRT at BHRT@rx.umaryland.edu for more information.