Global Health Research Seminar Series—Innovations in Global Mental Health Research and Implementation

1:00 pm on Monday, November 2, 2020
2:00 pm on Monday, November 2, 2020
Speaker: Dr. Laura Murray is a Senior Scientist at Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health in the Department of Mental Health and International Health; a clinical psychologist by training. Dr. Murray has extensive expertise in a wide range of evidence-based treatments for mental and behavioral health problems. She has conducted research ranging from qualitatively understanding mental health, to full randomized trials of treatments focusing on low and middle income countries globally such as Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Ukraine, Iraq, Cambodia, Papua New Guinea and many others. She is a developer of the Common Elements Treatment Approach (CETA), which was recently shown to significantly reduce interpersonal violence and alcohol abuse in Zambia. She is passionate about thinking about more scalable sustainable models and systems of mental health care in LMIC. Dr. Murray publishes extensively on global mental health in top journals, trains globally, and regularly speaks at conferences and organizations.