Alexis Ambroise is a graduate student in the Human Development and Family Science doctoral program at the University of Delaware. At present, she is a research assistant with the Health and Retirement Study. Her current research interests involve studying the stigmatization of mental illness in Caribbean families, and how that stigmatization affects prognoses and family dynamics. Alexis has a Master of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership from Lehman College, a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Molloy College, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Development from Hellenic College. She previously worked as a Care Manager for adults and children with developmental and intellectual disabilities, and she has clinical mental health counseling experience.