Armenda Bialas

Research Assistant
Pittsburgh Office

Education

B.S. in psychology, University of Tampa

Overview

Armenda Bialas (she/her) is a 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 tobacco control/regulation, military populations, and public health.

Selected Publications

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

Publications