The Center is very pleased to report new funding for of domestic and international projects, testing research interventions to help improve behavioral heatlh care for patients and providers.
- The The International Research Partnership funded by the National Institute of Drug Abuse, brings together research institutions and their partnering community clinics in Boston and in Madrid and Barcelona, Spain to enhance a collaborative international partnership and to develop the research evidence necessary to respond to Latino migrants’ behavioral health service needs.
- Effectiveness of DECIDE in Patient-Provider Communication, Therapeutic Alliance, and Care Continuation was approved for funding by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to address the importance of patient-provider communication, shared decision making, and therapeutic alliance with Latino, African American and Asian patients.
We congratulate Director Margarita Alegria for being named on El Planeta's Powermeter 100 list as one of the 100 most influential people for the state’s current Hispanic community.
New: Visit our Employment Opportunities page for available positions.
Also, check out these great mental health videos for Latinos (in Spanish) from our collaborator Dr. Claudia Epelbaum, Director of the Latino Mental Health Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center:
Mental Health: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rIP8XcVl4A
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Current CMMHR Projects:
- EXPORT II - UPR/CHA Research Center
- Effects of Social Context, Culture and Minority Status on Depression and Anxiety
- International Latino Research Partnership
- PCORI: Effectiveness of DECIDE in Patient-Provider Communication, Therapeutic Alliance & Care Continuation
- Understanding Mechanisms of Mental Health Care Disparities
- RWJF Mentoring and Training