Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research (Transitions ACR)
Implementation Science and Practice Advances Research Center (iSPARC)
Department of Psychiatry at UMass Chan Medical School
Tracy Neville is a research coordinator for the Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research (Transitions ACR), part of the Implementation Science and Practice Advances Research Center (iSPARC) within the Department of Psychiatry at UMass Chan Medical School. Ms. Neville adeptly manages responsibilities in data collection, participant recruitment and retention, graphic design, and project documentation for multiple projects. She is also a co-facilitator of the Young Adult Advisory Board (YAB). The members of the YAB share their lived experiences of serious mental health conditions to help tailor grant-funded research and knowledge translation projects to become more inclusive and relevant to youth.
Ms. Neville received her BA in Psychology with a concentration in Developmental Psychology and a minor in Biology from Emmanuel College in Boston. As an undergraduate, she worked as a research assistant for the lab of Dr. Helen Z. MacDonald within the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Emmanuel College, studying mindfulness-based interventions. Their work has been peer-reviewed and published in the Journal of College Student Psychotherapy.