Jean-Marie E. Alves-Bradford, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Vice Chair for Education and Director of Adult Residency Program at the New York State Psychiatric Institute
Director of the Washington Heights Community Service at New York State Psychiatric Institute

Jean-Marie Bradford, M.D. is the Vice Chair for Education and Director of Adult Residency Program at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and the Director of the Washington Heights Community Service (WHCS), a clinical community program with coordinated inpatient and outpatient services at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Bradford is also the training director for Columbia’s NIH funded T32 Research Fellowship in Global Mental Health which is focused on training fellows in implementation and dissemination research in order to identify and develop models for effective mental health care delivery in low- and middle-income countries.

The WHCS early psychosis program, the OnTrackNY/Washington Heights Community Service has been awarded the American Psychiatric Association Psychiatric Services Silver Award for innovative models of service delivery for persons with mental illness in the community. Dr. Bradford is the principal investigator on three grants to improve and evaluate services on WHCS including one grant to create primary care clinics within two WHCS community clinics and two grants related to expanding and evaluating the first episode psychosis coordinated specialty care program.

Dr. Bradford’s interests include implementation science, global mental health, psychosis, public psychiatry, teaching, faculty development and issues of diversity and inclusion.