Education: PhD, Psychology (completed all coursework but dissertation; specializing in child/adolescent health and behavioral pharmacology/addiction), University of Minnesota, USA
BA, Psychology, University of Minnesota, USA
Areas of expertise:Psychiatry / Medicine / Genetics / Pathology & Psychopathology / Psychophysiology / Biology / Behavioral Pharmacology / Pharmaceutical / Addiction / Epidemiology / Pediatrics / Oncology / Respiratory / Gastoenterology / Toxicology / Immunology / Infectious Disease / Emergency Medicine / Health & Disease Management / Prevention & Wellness / Managed Care / Quality / Evidence-Based Medicine / Health Policy & Management
Opland is a psychologist, research scientist, and health care quality expert with 25 years of experience in biomedical and health care research, quality improvement, and health/disease management. She has published articles encompassing a broad spectrum of psychiatric and medical conditions and disorders, including genetic, biological and developmental pathology, epidemiology, and treatment. She has held executive and leadership positions in health care for over 15 years and now works as a consultant and freelance medical writer and editor.