Sarah Ketchen Lipson, PhD Receives Dimond Best Dissertation Award

April 12, 2017

Sarah Ketchen Lipson, PhDResearch Assistant Professor and CHEAR Faculty Investigator Sarah Ketchen Lipson, PhD is the recipient of the 2016 Stanley E. and Ruth B. Dimond Best Dissertation Award from the University of Michigan School of Education. Her dissertation, “Understanding and Addressing Unmet Need for Mental Health Services in College Populations,” was selected by the School of Education Graduate Affairs Committee from the top doctoral dissertations from the previous year.

Dr. Lipson completed a dual PhD at University of Michigan in 2016 in Health Services Organization and Policy at the School of Public Health and Higher Education at the School of Education, with a theoretical concentration in Sociology. Her dissertation committee included Dr. Daniel Eisenberg, Dr. Shoou-Yih Daniel Lee, Dr. Stephen DesJardins, and Dr. Julie Posselt.

Prior to completing her dual PhD, Dr. Lipson received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University where she was awarded best honors thesis of the year and graduated with honors. She also holds a Master of Education degree from Harvard University and was a Fulbright scholar.