Krystel Tossone is a Research Analytics Consultant in the Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center within the Instrumental Data section. Krystel’s interests include measurement within behavioral health research and evaluation, longitudinal observational analysis in behavioral health and criminal justice, substance use treatment, and the role of trauma in behavioral health outcomes.
Krystel holds a PhD in public health, specializing in prevention science, from Kent State University. Krystel has worked on a variety of federal, state, and local evaluation projects that focused on the intersection among behavioral health, trauma, substance use, and criminal justice involvement. Prior to arriving at GRC, Krystel was a research assistant professor at the Center on Trauma and Adversity at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. Krystel has published in peer-reviewed journals such as Child Abuse and Neglect and Journal of Substance Abuse and Treatment.