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

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7 Things to Know About Daylight Saving Time

The daylight saving time transition causes more than grogginess and foul moods. Researchers say that the change has long-term negative consequences for our bodies and minds.

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Caregivers Need Care, Too

Nearly all older adults with Alzheimer’s disease rely on the help of family and other unpaid help. Experts on aging share essential tips and resources for these caregivers to also care for themselves.

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Gun-Related Deaths Increased During the Pandemic

New CDC data show that gun homicides and suicides surged to record highs during the pandemic and took a disproportionate toll on Black Americans. How can we reverse this trend?

Mental Health Faculty

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

 

Margaret Fallin
Professor
- 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
Professor
Mental Health

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
Professor
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.