- Associate Professor, Global Health
- Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
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Deepa Rao, Ph.D., M.A. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor at the University of Washington, Seattle. She is also the Associate Director of the MPH program in Global Health. Her professional interests are in implementing and disseminating effective behavioral interventions in non-psychiatric settings to improve mental health, reduce stigma, and help people better engage in the care.
- PhD (Illinois Institute of Technology)
- MA (University of Chicago)
- BA (University of Chicago)
- Chronic Disease (incl. Cardiovascular, Diabetes)
- Education and Training
- Immigrants and Refugees
- Infectious Diseases (other than STDs)
- Maternal Child Health (incl. Reproductive Health)
- Mental Health
- Social Justice and Human Rights
Global Mental Health, Stigma Reduction, Chronic Disease, HIV/AIDS, and Social Justice and Human Rights
- Integrated Care for Co-morbid Depression and Diabetes in India
- Reducing HIV Stigma to Improve Health Outcomes for African American Women
- South Africa: Strengthening the Evidence Base and Capacity for Implementing HIV Prevention
- Southern Africa Research Collaboration for Mental Health Integration
- Task Sharing Mental Health Services Within HIV Care in South Africa
Rao, D., Kumar, S., Mohanraj, R., Frey, S., Manhart, L., Kaysen, D. (2016). The Impact of Domestic Violence and Depressive Symptoms on Preterm Birth in South India. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.
Rao, D., Lipira, L., Kumar, S., Mohanraj, R., Poongothai, S., Tandon, N., Sridhar, G., Katon, W., Narayan, K.M.V., Chwastiak, L., Mohan, V., Ali, M.K. (2016) Input of Stakeholders on Reducing Depressive Symptoms and Improving Diabetes Outcomes in India: Formative Work for the INtegrated DEPrEssioN and Diabetes TreatmENT (INDEPENDENT) Study. International Journal of Non-Communicable Diseases, epub ahead of print.
Tennyson, R., Kemp, C., Rao, D.* (2016). Challenges and Strategies for Implementing Mental Health Measurement for Research in Low-Resource Settings. International Health, 8, 374-380.