Samantha Schoenberger

Samantha Schoenberger

Alumni | Full-time | United States of America

MSc Public Health – General stream

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Samantha Schoenberger

Educational/professional background

  • Psychology and neuroscience graduate of Grinnell College (Grinnell, Iowa)
  • Fulbright research scholar (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) — collaboration with University of Malaya considering substance use stigma as a barrier to healthcare and HIV treatment access
  • Young adult substance use researcher at Boston Medical Center (Boston, Massachusetts) — mixed-methods research and intervention development with young adults with opioid use disorder. Grief and stress in the context of harm reduction and post-overdose outreach
  • Suicide hotline responder 
  • Rotary Foundation Global Grant scholar

Research interests or career goals

Mental health and substance use, health in humanitarian settings, intervention design and evaluation, qualitative research methods.

Why I chose LSHTM/my programme

Mentorship from world-class academics and field-based practitioners, small seminars with classmates from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences, applied coursework (design, implementation, and evaluation of public health programs), involvement in the Health in Humanitarian Crisis Centre, global London as a classroom.

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