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Caroline  Kokubun

Caroline Kokubun is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences. She is currently working under the mentorship of Dr. Jessica Sales on projects related to the implementation of trauma-informed care and violence screenings in Ryan White primary care settings in the Southeastern U.S., and is interested in assessing the acceptability and feasibility of implementing peer-delivered mental health and psychosocial support services and interventions for people living with HIV/AIDS that have histories of violence-related trauma. 

Prior to her doctoral studies, Caroline obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Health & Societies (concentration: Health Policy & Law) from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012 and Master of Public Health in Global Health (concentration: Community Health & Development) with a Certificate in Mental Health from Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health in 2017. She has also designed, implemented, monitored, and evaluated programs and interventions for the United States Peace Corps (Zambia), Partners In Health (Mexico), The Carter Center (Liberia), Global Dialogues (Nicaragua), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.). 


2015-2017         Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Scholarship Award

2017-2018         CDC Evaluation Fellowship

2018-2019         ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship

Contact Information

Atlanta , GA


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Areas of Interest

  • Community Health & Development
  • Evaluation
  • Global Health
  • Health Policy
  • Health Services Research
  • Implementation Science
  • Mental Health
  • Program Management


  • Bachelor of Arts 2012, University of Pennsylvania
  • Master of Public Health 2017, Emory University

Affiliations & Activities

Secretary, Emory Mental Health Alliance (2016)

Secretary, Health Organization for Latin America (2016)

Secretary, Self-Directed Violence Prevention Workgroup, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2018-2019)

Secretary, Public Health Committee, The American Association of Suicidology (2019-2020)