Anne Stevenson

Job role: 
Program Director, NeuroGAP-Psychosis Study
Member type: 
Researcher
Brief Biography: 

Anne Stevenson is the Program Director for the Neuropsychiatric Genetics of African Populations (NeuroGAP) - Psychosis study at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Broad Institute.  This project aims to advance genetic analysis of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and South Africa.

Ms. Stevenson previously worked at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry and in the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard.  Prior to that, she worked in Rwanda for Harvard School of Public Health and in Ghana for the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR).

Ms. Stevenson earned her master’s degree in Health Policy, Planning, and Financing from the London School of Economics and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.  She also holds certificates in Antiretroviral Program Management and Global Mental Health: Research and Action.

Regions of interest: 
Africa
Central America and the Caribbean
South America
Population: 
Adults
Disorders of interest: 
Psychosis/bipolar disorder
Depression/anxiety/stress-related disorders
Country: 
United States of America

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‘Global mental health’: systematic review of the term and its implicit priorities

What do we really mean when we say "global mental health"? What are the implicit assumptions in what geographic regions and mental health conditions get included and which do not? This systematic review of global mental health and its implicit priorities discusses these findings.
Page type: 
Research summaries and systematic reviews
Approach: 
Advocacy
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#studyGMH: Addressing the burden of mental illness - a new postdoctoral fellowship in global mental health

Anne Stevenson, Program Director for the Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Global Psychiatry, and Psychology Fellow Jessica Magidson blog about the new postdoctoral fellowship in global mental health .