Allison McCord Stafford, PhD, RN, is an Assistant Professor at Duke University School of Nursing. Dr. Stafford’s program of research is focused on promoting mental health equity among Latino/a/x young people. She obtained a B.S. in Nursing and a Ph.D. in Nursing Science from Indiana University. As a predoctoral fellow, she completed fellowship programs in in Behavioral Nursing Research (T32NR007066) and Leadership and Education in Adolescent Health (T71MC00008). As a Postdoctoral Associate at Duke University School of Nursing, Dr. Stafford received advanced training in community-engaged and population health research. Her research is currently funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (K23 MD017279-02) and the Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation and focuses on developing and testing multi-level implementation strategies to address inequities in depression treatment use among Latino/a/x teens.