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New Advanced Methods Training Videos Available!

"Building Effective Adaptive Interventions in Mental Health Services Research" -  Dr. Nicholas Seewald, PhD

"Using Difference-in-Differences in Mental Health Services Research" - Ms. Elizabeth Stone, MSPH, PhD candidate

"Methods for Combining Experimental and Population Data to Estimate Population Average Treatment Effects" - Dr. Elizabeth Stuart, PhD

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June 1, 2024 from 8-11AM at Hunt Valley Towne Center   

ALACRITY Center team members participated in NAMI Maryland's annual NAMIWalks event to promote mental health awareness

ALACRITY Center Research-in-Progress Meeting

September 20th from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET

  • Presenter: Andria Eisman, PhD, MPH, MS, Assistant Professor of Community Health at Wayne State University
  • Presentation: A Pragmatic Approach to Costs and Economic Evaluation in Implementation Science
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Center for Practice Transformation at the University of Minnesota

Department of Mental Health+UCLA Public Mental Health Partnership

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Invited Talks

Drs. Christina Yuan and Joseph Gennusa presented, Translating Evidence-based Practices to Improve Physical Health Among People with Serious Mental Illness: Progress and Promise for the Future at the Johns Hopkins Department of Mental Health Wednesday Seminar Series (November 29, 2023).

Dr. Gail Daumit and Stacy Goldsholl, MA, participated in the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing RESILIENCE Center Built to Scale Series to discuss scaling evidence-based programs for reducing cardiovascular disease risk in community mental health settings (November 8, 2023). Access the recording here.

Dr. Joseph Gennusa presented at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Advanced Seminar in Health Equity Research, The Johns Hopkins ALACRITY Center for Health and Longevity in Mental Illness (October 24, 2023).

Dr. Gail Daumit presented at Rochester University Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Reaching Cardiovascular Health Equity for Persons with Serious Mental Illness (October 18, 2023). 

Johns Hopkins Welch Center Grand Rounds

On November 1stDr. Rheanna Platt presented, Promoting Maternal Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care and Early Childhood Settings

On November 8thDr. Christina Yuan presented, Preparing for Launch: Using a Community-Engaged Approach to Planning an Implementation Trial to Advance Cardiovascular Health Equity

Welch Center Grand Rounds Recordings


Christina Yuan, PhD, MPH presented, A Community-Engaged Process for Adapting a Cardiovascular Health Intervention for Persons with Serious Mental Illness at the 16th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health in December 2023.

Dr. Joseph Gennusa presented at the NAMI Maryland Annual Conference, What Community Mental Health Providers and Caregivers Need to Know About Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors (October 13, 2023).