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Ellen Goldstein completed a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute before earning her PhD in Nursing Science and Healthcare Leadership from the University of California at Davis. She is currently in her third year with the Primary Care Research Fellowship. Dr. Goldstein’s research is focused on integrating trauma-informed care into primary care. Specifically, her research interests are to 1) evaluate curriculum for developing trauma-related clinical competence in nursing and medical students; and 2) test trauma-informed behavioral interventions that enhance clinical practice, reduce utilization and costs, and improve patient health outcomes in primary care.