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Hannah Tralka

Faculty Research Assistant, Prevention Research Center

Hannah Tralka (she/her) is a Faculty Research Assistant for the UMD Prevention Research Center, assisting with research tasks and communications around LGBTQ+ mental health. A recent UMD graduate with a BS in Psychology, Certificate in LGBT Studies and minor in Neuroscience, Hannah was a sexual health peer at the Health Center, a research assistant in the Global Mental Health and Addiction Program and the Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Health Lab and a leader of multiple student organizations.


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Areas of Interest

LGBTQ+; Mental Health; Sexual Health

BS, Psychology, 2020

University of Maryland

Graduated Magna Cum Laude, May 2020

Finalist for the Lorde- O’Leary Award, 2020

Nominated for the Sally S. Byrd Citizenship Award, 2020

Nominated for the Wilson H. Elkins Award, 2020

Nominated for Researcher of the Year, 2020

Member of ODK, 2020-present

Awarded Outstanding Accomplishments in Psychology Award, 2020

Awarded Maryland Summer Scholars (MSS) grant, 2019

Named to the Distinguished Dean's List of Outstanding Students, Fall 2016; Spring and Fall 2018

Named to the Dean’s List, Spring 2017; Fall 2017

Member of Lavender Leadership Society, 2019-present

Member of Phi Kappa Phi, 2018-present

Member of Alpha Lambda Delta, 2017-present

Member of Phi Eta Sigma, 2017-present

Member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars, 2017-present

Member of University of Maryland Honors College, 2016-2020