Ellen O’Malley began her position as a research associate for OHWRC in 2020. Ms. O’Malley works on data analysis, writes and reviews statistical literature, and provides research support, primarily to the oral health research team. She specializes in psychological research, statistics, and teaching. Prior to CHWS, Ellen worked in academia, teaching and conducting independent research at Skidmore College, Grinnell College, and the University at Albany while completing her PhD. She has a PhD in Social-Personality Psychology from the University at Albany. Ellen has published articles in psychological journals on self-regulation and individual differences, and has led collaborative projects with both students and community partners.