Global Psychiatric Clinical Research Training Program

The Massachusetts General Hospital Global Psychiatric Clinical Research Training Program is a three-year program designed to develop independent and productive clinical scientists committed to addressing the rising burden of mental illness in global settings.

Faculty members


Directors

David C. Henderson, MD
Director, The Chester M.Pierce Division of Global Psychiatry
Director, Schizophrenia Clinical and Research Program
Medical Director, Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Gregory Fricchione, MD
Associate Chief of Psychiatry
Director, Division of Psychiatry and Medicine
Director, Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine
Senior Scientist, Pierce Division of Global Psychiatry
Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

 

Associate Director

Steve Safren, PHD
Director, Behavioral Medicine
Director, Behavioral Medicine Tracks of the Clinical Psychology Internship
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychology (Psychiatry), Harvard Medical School

 

Core Program Faculty:

Anne E. Becker, MD, PhD, ScM
Director, Adult Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program
Massachusetts General Hospital
Vice Chair, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard University
Professor of Medical Anthropology
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School

Myron L. Belfer, MD, MPA
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Senior Associate in Psychiatry, Boston Children’s Hospital
Co-Director, International Mental Health Fellows Program

Maurizio Fava, MD 
Vice Chair for the Department of Psychiatry,
Director of the Depression Clinical and Research Program (DCRP)
Executive Director of the Psychiatry Clinical Trials Network and Institute
Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

John Herman, MD
Associate Chief, Department of Psychiatry
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Richard F. Mollica, MD, MAR
Director, Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma (HPRT)
Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

 

MGH Program Faculty:

David Bangsberg, MD, MPH
Director, MGH Center for Global Health
Director of International Programs, the Ragon Institute (of MGH, MIT and Harvard)
Professor of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), Uganda
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Eugene Beresin, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Outpatient Psychiatry
Director, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program
Massachusetts General Hospital

Theresa Betancourt, ScD, MA
Director of Research Programs on Children and Global Adversity
Associate Professor of Child Health and Human Rights
Harvard School of Public Health

Robert Birnbaum, MD, PhD
Executive Director of the MGH Psychiatry Academy
Executive Director of Postgraduate Medical Education
Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Deborah Blacker, MD, ScD
Director, the Gerontology Research Unit
Assistant Vice Chair of Research, the Department of Psychiatry
Massachusetts General Hospital
Co-leader of the Clinical Core for the NIA-funded Massachusetts Alzheimer Disease Research Center
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Harvard School of Public Health
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Christina P.C. Borba, PhD, MPH
Director of Research for the Division of Global Psychiatry
Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor in Psychology (Psychiatry), Harvard Medical School

Trina Chang MD, MPH
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Lee Cohen, MD
Director, Center for Women’s Mental Health
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Felton Earls, MD
Director of the South Africa Fellows Program, Harvard University
Director of the Behavioral and Social Science Program at the Center for AIDS Research
Professor of Child Psychiatry and Social Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Professor of Human Behavior and Development, Harvard School of Public Health

Byron Good, PhD
Director of Programs in Global Mental Health
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard
Professor of Medical Anthropology, Harvard Medical School

Mary-Jo Delvecchio Good, PhD
Professor of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Sociology, Harvard University
Co-Director, Fogarty International Research-Training Program For Chinese And Indonesian Psychiatrists

Shelly Greenfield, MD, MPH
Chief Academic Officer
Mclean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Arthur Kleinman, MD, MA
Director, Harvard Asia Center
Professor of Medical Anthropology, Harvard Medical School
Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University

Andrew Nierenberg, MD
Director, NIMH Bipolar Trials Network
Co-Director of the Bipolar Clinic and Research Program
Associate Director, Depression Clinical and Research Program
Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Dennis Norman, EdD, ABPP
Chief of Psychology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Faculty Chair, Harvard University Native American Program (HUNAP)
Associate Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Conall O’Cleirigh, PhD
Instructor in Psychology (Psychiatry), Harvard Medical School

Giuseppe Raviola, MD
Chief Resident of International and Community Psychiatry
Massachusetts General Hospital
Director of Mental Health and Psychosocial Services, Partners in Health (PIH)
Director, Program in Global Mental Health and Social Change (PGMHSC)
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Co-director of medical student education in psychiatry, Children’s Hospital Boston
Instructor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Derri Shtasel, MD, MPH
Director, Division of Public and Community Psychiatry
Director, Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry Program
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Nhi-Ha Trinh, MD, MPH
Instructor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Norma Ware, PhD
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Harvard Medical School

Albert Yeung, MD, ScD
Director, Primary Care Research in the Depression Clinical and Research Program
Massachusetts General Hospital
Co-Medical Director, South Cove Community Health Center
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

 

Global Program Faculty:

John Joska, MBChB, MS
Director, HIV/Neuropsychiatry Service, South Africa
Senior Specialist and Lecturer, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Ashraf Kagee, PhD, MPH
Professor in the Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Sam Maling, MBChB, MMed, MPH
Associate Dean, Faculty of Medicine
Head of Psychiatry
Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), Uganda

Teshome Shibre, MD, PhD
Head of the Department of Psychiatry
Coordinator of Research Activities, Department of Psychiatry
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia