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gh topics insetEGHI supports Emory faculty and students addressing mental health issues around the world. Specific projects focus on a wide range of topics including mental health interventions, perceptions of mental health and cross-university partnerships for mental health research.


Barbara Rothbaum, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at the Emory University School of Medicine, received a 2012 EGHI Seed Grant to conduct a project entitled Establishing a Collaborative Global Mental Health Center between Shanghai Mental Health Center and Emory University.
Michael Phillips, Emory Global Health Institute Senior Fellow and visiting faculty at the Emory University School of Medicine, has spent the last 25 years conducting mental health research in China.


Comparing African Traditional Health Practices with Western Psychotherapeutic Methods in Ghana, 2007 Student Field Scholar Project.
Women, the Media, and Health in Ghana, 2007 Student Field Scholar Project.


Evaluating and Expanding a Mental Health Care Intervention in Rural Haiti, 2011 Student Field Scholar Project.
Assessing Perceptions and Provisions for Mental Health Disorders Among Rural Haitian Society (Thomonde, Plateau Central, Haiti, and Port-au-Prince, Haiti), 2010 Student Field Scholar Project.

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