B.A., Psychology, New York University
Phone: 410-837-3977 ext. 261
Ms. Nordeck, a Baltimore native, completed her Bachelors of Arts degree at New York University, majoring in Psychology. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Public Mental Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she has a Drug Dependence Epidemiology Training fellow appointment. Her dissertation work aims to examine health service utilization and substance use among hospitalized patients experiencing homelessness.
Ms. Nordeck’s experience at FRI has spanned several projects, including serving as lead coordinator on a study to develop and validate a substance use screening tool for primary care and project managing a randomized trial examining the effectiveness of patient navigation services for hospitalized patients. She also has experience working as an external Quality Assurance Monitor for several NIDA-funded CTN studies. Currently, Ms. Nordeck is working with Dr. Jan Gryczynski on several projects related to improving treatment linkage through novel settings, such as through the Baltimore City sexual health clinics.
Ms. Nordeck research interests include strategies to increase and improve effective treatment access for vulnerable populations, with a focus on studying facilitators and barriers to treatment at individual and structural levels. Ms. Nordeck’s training in epidemiological and quantitative methods include longitudinal data analysis, causal inference, and survival analyses.