Jun 21, 2022
Armenda Bialas (she/her) is an adjunct research assistant at the RAND Corporation. She holds a B.S. in psychology from the University of Tampa. Following graduation, she interned at a transitional housing shelter, worked at a men's emergency shelter, and then worked at an agency that supports adults with disabilities, which equipped her with a general background in housing and healthcare policies for low-income and vulnerable populations. Her current research at RAND focuses on public health, more specifically tobacco control/regulation and healthcare worker well-being. She is currently a MPH candidate at Georgia State University, with a concentration in health promotion and behavior.
Julia Bandini, Julia Rollison, Katie Feistel, Laura Whitaker, Armenda Bialas, Jason Etchegaray, "Home Care Aide Safety Concerns and Job Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic," NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy , 31(1), 2021
Margaret Maglione, Christine Chen, Armenda Bialas, Aneesa Motala, Joan Chang, Olamigoke Akinniranye, Susanne Hempel, "Combat and Operational Stress Control Interventions and PTSD: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis," Military Medicine, 2021
Margaret A. Maglione, Christine Chen, Armenda Bialas, Aneesa Motala, Joan Chang, Olamigoke Akinniranye, Susanne Hempel, Stress Control for Military, Law Enforcement, and First Responders A Systematic Review, RAND Corporation (RR-A119-3), 2021
Kimberly A. Hepner, Erika Litvin Bloom, Sydne Newberry, Jessica L. Sousa, Karen Chan Osilla, Marika Booth, Armenda Bialas, Carolyn M. Rutter, The Impact of Mindfulness Meditation Programs on Performance-Related Outcomes: Implications for the U.S. Army, RAND Corporation (RR-A1522-1), 2022
Jonathan H. Cantor, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Ryan K. McBain, Samantha Matthews, Armenda Bialas, Nicole K. Eberhart, Joshua Breslau, Preparedness for 988 Throughout the United States: The New Mental Health Emergency Hotline, RAND Corporation (WR-A1955-1-v2), 2022