- 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 Global Mental Health and 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)
- Mental Health
- Social Justice and Human Rights
Global Mental Health, Stigma Reduction, Chronic Disease, HIV/AIDS, and Social Justice and Human Rights
- CFAR: Behavioral Science Core
- I-TECH South Africa
- 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., Kemp, C., Huh, D., Nevin, P., Turan, J., Cohn, S.E., Simoni, J.M., Andrasik, M., Molina, Y., Mugavero, M., French, A.L. (2018). Stigma Reduction Among African American Women with HIV: UNITY Health Study. JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.
Rao, D., Andrasik, M., Lipira, L. (2018). HIV Stigma among Black Women in the United States: Intersectionality, Support, Resilience. American Journal of Public Health, 108 (4), 446-448.
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, 1(2), 65-75.