Brian Hall

Job role: 
Associate Professor
Member type: 
Educator / Academic
Practitioner/Implementer
Researcher
Brief Biography: 

Dr. Hall directs the Global and Community Mental Health Research Group in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Macau. He holds a faculty appointment in the department of Health, Behavior, and Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a Global Mental Health Fellowship at the World Health Organization. Dr. Hall's research group works on: understanding how cultural beliefs influence health and health behaviors, epidemiological research (social and psychiatric) on migrant communities from South East Asia, China, and local Chinese populations, and evaluating scalable interventions for these populations, intergroup dynamics as they relate to population health (disparities), and the effects of trauma and adversity on population health.
 

Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Human rights
Empowerment and service user involvement
Advocacy
Task sharing
Technology
Prevention and promotion
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Training, education and capacity building
Regions of interest: 
Africa
Middle East
Asia
Setting: 
Community
Workplace
School
Primary care
Specialist care
Population: 
Children and adolescents
Adults
Older adults
Families and carers
Minority populations
Humanitarian and conflict health
Non-communicable diseases (e.g. cancer, diabetes, stroke)
Communicable diseases (e.g. HIV/AIDS, TB)
Disorders of interest: 
Depression/anxiety/stress-related disorders
Alcohol/drug use disorders
Country: 
China
Brian Hall

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