Bio


Aysha Abraibesh, MPA is a clinical research coordinator at the Center for Behavioral Health Services and Implementation Research (CBHSIR). The program, led by Dr. Mark McGovern, is located within the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Aysha supports several research studies related to the implementation and sustainment of Medication-Assisted Therapy (MAT) for Opioid-Use Disorder (OUD) in California and nation-wide.

Aysha earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (2012) and Master’s in Public Administration (2013) both from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. She gained research experience working in a Social Psychology research lab while at Clark University and later held a research assistantship in the Department of Social and Community Psychology at Portland State University (Portland, Oregon). She went on to work at Kaiser Permanente’s Center for Health Research in Portland, Oregon supporting various studies related to behavioral and mental health issues before relocating to the Bay Area.

Education & Certifications


  • MPA, Clark University (2013)
  • BA, Clark University, Psychology (2012)