Vanguard Research Group Leadership

Asra Ali, Program Manager and part of The Vanguard Research Group Team

Asra Ali

Program Manager

Asra recently joined the Vanguard Research Group in November 2019. Prior to Vanguard, she was working as a Psychiatry Research Coordinator at the Early Treatment Program at Northwell Health. Asra has worked closely with clinicians and computer scientists alike in developing newer technologies focused on early identification, diagnosis and treatment of Schizophrenia. She has extensive experience working with people with serious mental illnesses and conducting research procedures with them. At Vanguard, Asra supports clinical sites with study startup procedures and implementation. She finds it “rewarding to work in a dynamic and collaborative team to provide exceptional services to all the patients and to refine standard patient care”.

Asra completed her BA in Psychology from Queens College in 2013 and started working at Northwell the same year. She completed her Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Teacher’s College at Columbia University in 2017. Overall, she has been with Northwell for more than 6 years. In her free time, Asra enjoys spending time with friends and family, travelling, or making art (painting and sculpting).

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