Noa Leiter received her B.A. in psychology and organizational sciences from The George Washington University in May of 2020. Before joining the lab, Noa worked at Westat, primarily supporting the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, a national longitudinal study of tobacco use and its effects on the health of people in the U.S. Her research interests include the relationship between substance use disorders and early life experiences, such as childhood trauma, in addition to mental health disparities. Noa will be pursuing a Ph.D. in Clinical Health Psychology at UNC Charlotte in the fall of 2023.