Ben serves as a Clinical Research Program Coordinator responsible for managing daily operations for digital health studies focused on treatment for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).
Ben graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a B.S. in Psychology and from Florida State University with a M.S. in Sport Psychology. He has previously worked with various research topics, ranging from trauma and substance use to collective emotions and interdependence in team settings.
Ben plans to pursue a doctorate in clinical psychology, with research interests in emotion regulation strategies to promote resilience and positive health behavior change. He desires to contribute to interventions utilizing cognitive reappraisals and behavioral techniques to help individuals overcome adversity, reach their goals, and experience positive emotions.