Media Guide to UCLA Experts

Melissa Brymer

Director of Terrorism and Disaster Programs / UCLA–Duke National Center for Child Traumatic Stress

Area of Expertise: disaster response, disaster trauma, children's response to disasters

Melissa Brymer is director of terrorism and disaster programs at the UCLA-Duke National Center for Child Traumatic Stress and an expert on how children deal with stress following disasters, like, for example, school shootings. Brymer studies how best to offer psychological assistance in the aftermath of disasters, and the role the center can play in such relief.


Media Contacts

Leigh Hopper, 310-267-7149
LHopper@mednet.ucla.edu