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Bizu Gelaye

Dr. Gelaye is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and The Chester M. Pierce, M.D. Division of Global Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Gelaye’s research makes innovative use of population based epidemiologic data and biomarkers to understand resilience and risk factors for mental health. His work, in collaboration with multidisciplinary researchers across the globe, focuses in particular on how trauma affects health across the life course and intergenerationally. Dr. Gelaye’s research also includes a focus on assessing the comparative effectiveness of screening and diagnostic instruments for neuropsychiatric disorders in cross-cultural settings. Dr. Gelaye has published over 200 peer-reviewed research papers and is a highly-regarded mentor preparing outstanding, diverse public health scientists and leaders.