Elizabeth Koschmann, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Scientist


Elizabeth Koschmann, Ph.D., is a faculty member in the U-M Department of Psychiatry and the Director of TRAILS (Transforming Research into Action to Improve the Lives of Students) – a program that works to disseminate evidence-based mental health practices to K-12 schools.

Elizabeth’s research is focused on identification of ways to improve community access to effective mental health care, particularly by training school professionals in best practices. 

Elizabeth’s area of clinical expertise is in the treatment of Depression, Anxiety, and PTSD in children and adolescents using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness practices. 

She has worked extensively as a trainer and consultant for a variety of academic and community-based audiences, including providers working primarily with youth in foster care; and is a lead investigator on a number of state and federal research grants evaluating mental health implementation models.

Areas of Interest

  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • CBT treatment of anxiety and depression in youth
  • Implementation and dissemination research
  • School based health care delivery


  • University of Wisconsin (PhD)
  • Wesleyan University (BA)

Published Articles or Reviews