Skip to Main Content

Michelle Hospital, Ph.D., LMHC, BBA

Title: Associate Director, Community-Based Research Institute (CBRI); Administrative Co-Core Leader, FIU-RCMI; Research Associate Professor, Biostatistics

Michelle Hospital is the Associate Director of Research and Development of FIU’s Community-Based Research Institute (CBRI). She also currently serves as a co-leader of South Florida’s first Health Disparities Research Center at a Minority Institution (RCMI) from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). She graduated from FIU with a doctoral degree in Applied Life-Span Developmental Psychology. She received an M.S. in Counseling Psychology at FIU and a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from the University of Miami with a concentration in Accounting. She is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida (LMHC License # MH 9226). HSEM) and Growth Curve Modeling (GCM) as well as national weighted longitudinal datasets.

Hospital has served as a co-investigator for over 10 NIH and other federally funded grants including multiple R01 randomized clinical trials. She has served as the primary internal evaluator for a multi-year National Science Foundation grant. She has extensive experience conducting school and community-based prevention research. Hospital and her colleagues at CBRI have been awarded more than $50 million in extramural grant funding from federal agencies (e.g., NIDA, NIAAA, NIMHD and SAMHSA) and other private foundations (e.g., Aetna Foundation and Ware Foundation).