Spotlight on CSDE Affiliate, Brad Wagenaar
Posted: 9/16/2020 (CSDE Research)
Dr. Brad Wagenaar is an assistant professor in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington, and a Technical Advisor to Health Alliance International, a Center in the Department of Global Health. His research focuses on using innovative implementation science methods to answer questions around improving public-sector health systems and health policies globally, with an emphasis on improving the prevention and treatment of mental illness in low-resource settings in the US and globally. Dr. Wagenaar recently received a pilot grant from the UW Global Mental Health Program to develop a digital pyschological intervention addressing refugee and immigrant youth mental health in Seattle in the time of COVID-19. Dr. Wagenaar also recently published in BMC Psychiatry, Global Mental Health, Implementation Science, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Frontiers in Public Health on a variety of topics.