ClaraGrace Marie Pavelka



ClaraGrace is a master's student at the Columbia University School of Social Work. She is working with Dr. Dawn Goddard-Ekrich and Ohshue Shane Gatanaga on E-WORTH (Multimedia HIV/STI Intervention for Black Drug-Involved Women on Probation in New York City) and the HEALing Communities Study. 

Before coming to Columbia, ClaraGrace earned her undergraduate degree in psychology and women and gender studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Her previous research centers on exploring the pathways toward wellbeing within transgender adults. She has also conducted research exploring the comorbidity of suicidal thoughts and behaviors and eating disoders. She is interested in exploring health outcomes and inequities within LGBTQ individuals experiencing eating disorders.