Dr. Alemi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work & Social Ecology. His research interests include global health, namely, examining the health and well-being of populations living in conflict zones and the unmet needs of refugees and their resettlement challenges. His research interests also include the mental health impacts of discrimination and religious stigma in ethnic minority populations.
Dr. Distelberg is the Director of Research at the Behavioral Medical Center and is also a Professor of Counseling and Family Sciences for the School of Behavioral Health. His research interests include research methodologies, statistics, community and organizational systems, multivariate analysis, community-based research, and social and behavioral health.