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Liga Eihentale, B.A.

Research Coordinator

Liga Eihentale joined the Center for Childhood Resilience (CCR) in 2019. She coordinates data and research components for numerous projects at CCR, facilitating the implementation of evidence-based trauma and mental health interventions for children in schools and communities.

Ms. Eihentale has several years of research experience. Prior to joining CCR, she managed market research teams at a global consulting firm where she coordinated qualitative data capture and streamlined project workflow nationally and worldwide. Ms. Eihentale also previously worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Health Research and Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago, examining the impact of a community-based dietary intervention on cognitive, mood and health outcomes. Ms. Eihentale also has clinical experience working with children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental disorders, as well as technical skills in neuropsychological assessments from her previous role at the Illinois Neuropsychiatric Institute.

Ms. Eihentale received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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