Courtney Goetz is a research assistant in the Department of Family Medicine, hired in October 2018. She obtained a BA in Psychology from MSU. Her work in the department includes survey development, data collection and analysis, and manuscript writing. She currently works on studies of opioid use disorder, workplace health, and implementation of evidence-based practices within large healthcare systems.
Prior to working for the Department of Family Medicine, she worked as a research assistant in the Department of Psychiatry, Neuropsychology Section at Michigan Medicine (University of Michigan). There, she worked with patients of all ages to study autism, multiple sclerosis, mild cognitive impairment, and other disorders. She also gained experience using research technologies like simulated driving and eye tracking.
Courtney’s research interests lie in the field of clinical psychology. She is interested in how social/familial influences during childhood and adolescence can influence adult behavior.