Michael J. Strambler is an associate professor of psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine. He is also the director of Child Well-Being and Education Research at The Consultation Center at Yale. His research focuses on the role of social environments in the academic, psychological, social and behavioral well-being of children and youth. It also examines whether and how school-based programs and practices improve the academic performance and health of children and emphasizes practical approaches for how to use data to inform practices and policies.
Strambler received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of California at Berkeley and conducted his predoctoral fellowship at the Institute for Juvenile Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Upon completing this fellowship, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Rush Neurobehavioral Center with funding from the William T. Grant Foundation. He completed his postdoctoral training at The Consultation Center at Yale within the Division of Prevention and Community Research at Yale School of Medicine with support from the Ford Foundation.