Global Mental Health Scholars
Columbia University Researchers who have expertise in a particular area of mental and behavioral disorders who are interested in expanding their research to a global platform are invited to apply to become Global Mental Health (GMH) Scholars. GMH Scholars receive funding to cover 20% of their time (up to a maximum of $25,000) to support their research engagement in a global research network that has been established to support the WHO ICD-11 Field Studies.Global Mental Health Scholars
Global Mental Health Mid-Career Fellows:
Individuals who have completed their formal education who are interested in expanding their professional experience and training in global mental health may apply to become GMH Mid-Career Fellows. Mid-Career Fellows may work on-site at Columbia University in collaboration with a faculty member of the GMH Program or may engage in a scientific collaboration focused on a specific project or area of study. For more information, please contact Kathleen M. Pike ([email protected]).
Andrea Grant, PsyD
Dr. Grant is a Mid-Career Fellow with the GMHP at Columbia. She has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Kenyon College (Cum Laude) and received her PsyD in Child Clinical and School Psychology from NYU (with Distinction). Dr. Grant completed her Pre- and Post-Doctoral training at the New York State Psychiatric Institute of New York Presbyterian Hospital, specializing in Disruptive Behavior Disorders. She has a sub-specialty in Forensic Psychology and has been qualified as an expert witness in New York State. After working as both a Supervising Psychologist in various settings and as a Psychologist in private practice, Dr. Grant chose to re-specialize in Global Mental Health. She spent a month working in Hanoi, Vietnam as a Psychology Consultant in the Research and Training Centre for Community Development (RTCCD), where she assisted in the development and preparation of grant applications to bring community-based mental health care to the rural provinces of Viet Nam and as a Supervising Psychologist in the The Screening, Consulting and Preventing Mental Disorders in Women and Children (TuNa Clinic), where she taught a weekly seminar in Child Psychology for Vietnamese mental health professionals. Upon her return to New York, Dr. Grant joined the Columbia GMHP as a Mid-Career Fellow (under the supervision of Dr. Kathleen Pike) where she is involved in grant-writing and program development with a concentration in issues concerning the reduction of mental illness stigma and in the evidence-based treatment of trauma symptoms in children living in high-conflict countries.