• Clinical Instructor, Global Health
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Seattle, WA
United States

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Sarah Frey, MSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a private psychotherapy practice in Seattle. She has been involved with the Global Health MPH program in various administrative, advising and research capacities since 2005. Prior to working at the University of Washington, she spent over two years living and working in India, Nepal and Myanmar on education and public health projects. In addition to her private practice, she also provides research support to Deepa Rao in the Program on Global Mental Health. Her professional interests are in maternal mental health, mental health stigma, and immigrant and refugee health. She has also served as a liaison between the School of Social Work MSW program and the Global Health MPH program, and continues to offer support to students considering or currently pursuing this dual degree option.

  • MSW (University of Washington)
  • BA (Harvard University)
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Health Topics 
  • Immigrants and Refugees
  • Maternal Child Health (incl. Reproductive Health)
  • Mental Health
  • Social Work
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 

A systematic review of multi-level stigma interventions: state of the science and future directions. Deepa Rao, Ahmed Elshafei, Minh Nguyen, Mark L. Hatzenbuehler, Sarah Frey, Vivian F. Go; BMC Medicine. February 2019.

eHealth for Stigma Reduction Efforts Designed to Improve Engagement in Care for People Living with HIV. Deepa Rao, Sarah Frey, Megan Ramaiya; Current HIV/AIDS Reports. December 2018.

Sociocultural and structural perpetuators of domestic violence in pregnancy: A qualitative look at what South Indian women believe needs to change. D’Silva, Sahana; Frey, Sarah; Kumar, Shuba; Mohanraj, Rani; Manhart, Lisa E.; Kaysen, Debra L.; Rao. Health Care for Women International. December 2017.

You are always hiding. It's the worst way to live.” Exploring Stigma in African Immigrants Living With HIV in a Large Northwest US Metropolitan Area. Nevin, Paul; Frey, Sarah; Lipira, Lauren; Endeshaw, Meheret; Niemann, Lisa; Kerani, Roxanne; Rao, Deepa. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. November 2017.

The Impact of Domestic Violence and Depressive Symptoms on Preterm Birth in South India. Rao, Deepa; Kumar, Shuba; Mohanraj, Rani; Frey, Sarah; Manhart, Lisa E.; Kaysen, Debra L. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, February 2016