Integrating multiple approaches to (1) identify environmental and social contributions to depression and suicide, and (2) determine biological and social factors of resilience in mental health.


Areas of Focus

Social Determinants

How does access to and quality of social and economic opportunities influence the risk of psychiatric conditions?


What biological and social factors predict resilience to depression and suicide and related trajectories of aging?

Environmental determinants

What are the physical, biological and chemical agents that negatively affect mental health?