Amruta Houde

  • 2017 Global Practica Student

Amruta Houde completed her MPH in the Mailman School’s Sociomedical Sciences Department doing a certificate in Global Health. As part of the Global Mental Health Programs, she completed her practicum at the Universidade Federal de São Paulo in Brazil where she worked with a team in the Department of Psychiatry on a research study looking at the development of preschool children in urban Sao Paulo, especially those experiencing traumatic events. Her research interests center on mental health and disorders of preschool children living in poverty, and she brought to her practicum a range of experiences in both academic mental health research settings as well as on-the-ground exposure to NGOs that serve vulnerable children and adolescents through after-school activities and group therapy.

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