Joseph J. Gallo, MD, MPH
Professor, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University
Joseph J. Gallo, MD, MPH, is a Professor at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. His research concerns the form and presentation of depression in late life in community settings, particularly primary health care in the context of medical comorbidity. His work includes publications on risk factors, course, and epidemiology of psychiatric disorders, mixed methods, the form of depression in late life, health services research in mental health, the co-morbidity of depression and medical conditions, primary health care and mental health, cognitive impairment, and methodology.
Gallo currently serves as the Principal Investigator for a long-term follow-up of PROSPECT (Prevention of Suicide in Primary Care Elderly – Collaborative Trial), a randomized trial of depression management in primary care practices. He is also Principal Investigator of the Mixed Methods Research Training Program for the Health Sciences, funded by the Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research of the National Institutes of Health.
Gallo has received a Fogarty International Research Collaborative Award, a NIMH Mid-Career Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research, and in 2008 was the first recipient of the Steven Banks Award for mentoring in public mental health from the American Public Health Association. He is on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and the Journal of Mixed Methods Research. He currently teaches a course in the School of Public Health called “The Intersection of Physical and Mental Health.”
John Creswell, PhD
Professor, Family Medicine
University of Michigan
John W. Creswell, PhD, is a professor of family medicine and senior research scientist at the Michigan Mixed Methods Program at the University of Michigan. He has authored numerous articles and 28 books on mixed methods research, qualitative research, and research design. While at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, he held the Clifton Endowed Professor Chair, served as Director of the Mixed Methods Research Office, founded SAGE’s Journal of Mixed Methods Research, and was an adjunct professor of family medicine at the University of Michigan and a consultant to the Veterans Administration health services research center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was a Senior Fulbright Scholar to South Africa in 2008 and to Thailand in 2012. In 2011, he co-led a National Institute of Health working group on the “best practices of mixed methods research in the health sciences,” served as a visiting professor at Harvard’s School of Public Health, and received an honorary doctorate from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. In 2014, he was the founding President of the Mixed Methods International Research Association. In 2015, he joined the staff of Family Medicine at the University of Michigan to Co-Direct the Michigan Mixed Methods Program. In 2017, he co-authored the American Psychological Association “standards” on qualitative and mixed methods research. In 2018 his book on “Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design” won the Textbook and AcademicAuthor’s2018 McGuffey Longevity Award.
Charles Deutsch, ScD
Director, Population Health Research Program of Harvard Catalyst
Charles Deutsch, ScD, recently retired after more than 20 years in the faculties of Public Health and Medicine at Harvard University. He was principal investigator for a variety of domestic and global health promotion and disease prevention initiatives. Early in his career he focused on curriculum development and training programs to promote protective social relationships (CDC). Innovative work on substance abuse prevention for NIAAA led to his book, Broken Bottles, Broken Dreams: Understanding and Helping Children of Alcoholics. At Harvard, he organized and directed the blue-ribbon National Committee on Partnerships for Children’s Health to promote stronger collaborations between universities and state government (CDC), and was co-founder and deputy director of Harvard’s Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity. His global projects included a training program for community health workers and their supervisors in East Africa (WHO) and a ten-year national process to develop and support rigorous standards for peer education in HIV prevention in South Africa (CDC, USAID) and Eastern Europe/West Asia (UNFPA). As director of the Population Health Research Program at Harvard Catalyst, the university’s clinical and translational science center, he was PI for the evaluation of Massachusetts’ innovative Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund initiative, and helped to initiate the Mixed Methods Research Training Program for the Health Sciences (NIH). His book on the practice of peer learning, with Dr. Dirk Rohr, will be published in Germany later this year.
Tim Guetterman, PhD
Applied Research Methodologist
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine
University of Michigan
Tim Guetterman, PhD, MA, is an applied research methodologist. His research interests, scholarship, and teaching are in research methodology, namely mixed methods research and qualitative inquiry. His current methodological work is focused on integrating qualitative and quantitative data. In addition, he studies informatics technology using mixed methods health services research to improve health equity. Many of his projects are focused on cardiovascular health improvement. He provides methodological consultation on mixed methods studies across the health sciences and social sciences.
Sarah McIvor Murray, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
Sarah McIvor Murray, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mental Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) and a psychiatric epidemiologist and global mental health researcher by training. Broadly, her research has used multiple and mixed methods to develop and evaluate prevention and treatment interventions for mental health in low-resource and violence-affected areas. Her current research focuses on the intersection between gender-based violence, stigma, and mental health with a goal of developing strategies for intervening at both the individual and community level. In addition, Murray currently a PI or Co-I on several mixed methods projects that seek to characterize and understand mechanisms by which intersectional stigma shapes mental health and other health outcomes among diverse sexual and gender minority communities.