Skip Navigation

Global Mental Health

Education and Training

Global Mental Health faculty provide education and training coursework, field experiences and formal capacity building activities.  Our program offers a range of in person and online courses geared toward applied mental health services research that are relevant for individuals working with populations in areas of limited resources and high adversity in high, middle, and low-income contexts. A bi-monthly global mental health working group, open to students throughout the Johns Hopkins medical campus, supplements these courses through small discussion and sharing experiences, as well as guest speakers.

Through funding from the National Institute of Mental Health, we support a Predoctoral and Postdoctoral fellowship program for U.S. based trainees interested in global mental health research. We recognize that a diverse student population enriches our research community and the study of global mental health; minority candidates and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

We also engage in training of our global programmatic and field-based partners through capacity building activities directly related to research implementation.  We use our dissemination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation (DIME), approach to engage partners in the research process and build their capacity to undertake programmatic research.


A NIMH funded program for doctoral and postdoctoral training in global mental health

Learn More


Current listing of our in-person and online courses in global mental health

Learn More


An overview of our approach to capacity building through applied research

Learn More