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Mental Health Headlines

Explore the latest public health research and insights about mental health.

As increasingly frequent and intense climate-change-driven cyclones batter the Sundarbans—destroying agriculture, shrinking incomes, and destabilizing housing—the resilience and mental health of the ecologically frail mangrove forest's people is being tested.

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More than Health Benefits and a Fitness Room

Meaningful workplace wellness is possible in a culture where employers prioritize the mental health and well-being of employees. The intersection of public health, academia, and business is where it happens.  


Dr. Powell Named Center Asst. Director

Dr. Terri W. Powell has been appointed the Assistant Director of the Center of Adolescent Health (CAH), where she will lead the center’s Training Core and oversee diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Powell shares Assistant Director duties with Dr. Beth Marshall, who leads the center’s Research Core.

Mental Health Faculty Experts

Looking for prominent public health experts in the field of mental health? They’re here at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.


Margaret Fallin
- Adjunct

M. Daniele Fallin, PhD, studies how environments, behaviors, genetic variation, and epigenetic variation contribute to risk for psychiatric disease, with a focus on autism.

Elizabeth Stuart

Elizabeth Stuart, PhD, uses statistical methods to help learn about the effects of public health programs and policies, often with a focus on mental health and substance use.

Holly Wilcox
Mental Health

Holly Wilcox, PhD '03, MS, uses research to advance public health approaches to suicide prevention, including policies, early intervention, and chain of care approaches.