Dr. Leia Saltzman

Dr. Saltzman is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Hebrew University in the School of Social Work and Social Welfare. She received her PhD in Social Work from Boston College. Dr. Saltzman infuses a strengths-based approach to studying the process of adaptation following exposure to trauma. She has participated in both national and international collaborations with leading experts in the field of psychological trauma. She is passionate about translating research to mental health policies and clinical practice with the goal of promoting well-being, building stronger families, and more cohesive communities that can withstand the impact of mass trauma events.