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Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
 

Applied Mental Health Research Group Faculty

BoltonPaul Bolton, MBBS, DTMH, MPH, MSc
Associate Scientist
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response and Department of International Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
pbolton@jhsph.edu 

Areas of Interest

· Cross-cultural assessment of mental health and function
· Program design, monitoring and evaluation
· Implementing science-based program impact assessments in the field, as a basis for determining intervention feasibility and effectiveness



bassJudy Bass, PhD, MPH, MIA
Assistant Professor
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response and Department of Mental Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
jbass@jhsph.edu

Areas of Interest
· Cross-cultural assessment of mental health and function
· Impacts of maternal depression on the family
· Connection between mental health and economic and social development



MurrayLaura Murray, PhD
Assistant Professor
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response and Department of International Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
lamurray@jhsph.edu

Areas of Interest

· Research on the mental health treatment of HIV-affected populations who have experienced trauma and/or grief 
· Assessment of mental and behavioral health in children in low-resource environments 
· Adapting and testing interventions for youth populations nationally and internationally
· Integration of Clinical psychology and Public Health, particularly implementation and dissemination of evidence-based treatments for children, adolescents and families



WiessWilliam Weiss, DrPH
Assistant Scientist
Department of International Health, Health Systems
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
bweiss@jhsph.edu

Areas of Interest
· Design, monitoring and evaluation of public health programs
· Physical and mental health of refugees, displaced populations and populations affected by conflict and disasters
· Implementing science-based program impact assessments in the field, as a basis for determining intervention feasibility and effectiveness
· Maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, immunizations, mental/psychosocial health 



  
RobinsonCourtland Robinson, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of International Health, Health Systems
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
crobinso@jhsph.edu
 



 
SkavenskiStephanie Skavenski, MPH MSW
Associate
Department of International Health, Health Systems
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

sskavenski@yahoo.com 

 Areas of Interest
· Implementation of evidenced based mental health programs in low resource contexts
· Feasibility of integrating evidenced based assessments and treatments into the formal health sector in LRC’s
· Evaluation and adaptation of mental health interventions, particularly related to children and trauma/grief internationally

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