Georgia Lockwood Estrin

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Senior Research Associate
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Brief Biography: 

Georgia Lockwood Estrin is currently a Senior Research Associate at Kings College London, working in the Section for Women's Mental Health, IoPPN. Prior to this, she worked as a Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), within the Centre for Global Mental Health. She was also the Impact Officer for the Mental Health Innovation Network (MHIN), focusing on evaluating the impact of a global portfolio of projects working within mental health that are funded by GCC.

Before starting at LSHTM, she completed her PhD at Imperial College London, and an MSc at University College London (UCL) in Clinical Neuroscience.

Georgia is particularly interested in research at the interface between neuroscience and global mental health, and will soon start a Sir Henry Wellcome Post-doc Fellowship working on establishing a method for detecting Autism Spectrum Disorders in the UK and in India. For this she is working with Prof Vikram Patel and his team at PHFI, and Prof Mark Johnson at Birkbeck College. 

Regions of interest: 
Central America and the Caribbean
South America
Disorders of interest: 
Child behavioural and developmental disorders
Psychosis/bipolar disorder
Dementia and other neurocognitive disorders
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Estimating the coverage of mental health programmes

A MHIN review summary for the review entitled "Estimating the coverage of mental health programmes: a systematic review" (De Silva et al, 2014).
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
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Acceptability and Feasibility of Task sharing

A MHIN summary for a systematic review on: 'The Acceptability and Feasibility of Task-Sharing for Mental Healthcare in Low and Middle Income Countries: A Systematic Review' (Padmanathan and De Silva, 2013).
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
Policy and legislation
Task sharing
Training, education and capacity building
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Interventions for Common Perinatal Mental Disorders

A MHIN summary for a systematic review entitled 'Interventions for common perinatal mental disorders in women in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis' (Rahman et al, 2013).
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Research summaries and systematic reviews
Empowerment and service user involvement
Task sharing
Prevention and promotion
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
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The health and wellbeing of our future lies with adolescents

This blog is on the future health and wellbeing of our society, and is based upon the recent launch of 'Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing.'
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Young people and the future

This blog discusses what it means to be youth, and what can be done to improve physical and mental health, and later life outcomes of adolescents today.
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The unheard voices

This Human Rights Day, Georgia Lockwood Estrin reflects on the importance of the voices of service users - the main message of the Global Mental Health Summit held in Mumbai, India.
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Enabling Shared Learning from the GMH Community

Recorded at the Grand Challenges Canada and National Institute of Mental Health Community Meeting in Toronto (June 2015), Mary De Silva, Shamaila Usmani and Georgia Lockwood-Estrin discuss lessons from the body of research generated by Grand Challenges Canada grantees