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Event Date: 2015-03-16       Event Time: 6 pm - 7:30 pm

Event Title: Global Psych Dinner: Dr. Mardia Stone: “Ebola Then and Now: Management Containment and Counting Down to Zero"

Location: MGH Bulfinch 225 (Trustees Room)

Description: Mardia Stone, MD, MPH, is a Senior Advisor to the MGH Division of Global Psychiatry and Senior Advisor to the Liberia Center of Excellence in Mental Health and Psychiatry, working extensively on mental health issues. Dr. Stone has successfully developed health systems and program strategies, and monitoring and evaluation methodologies for national and regional programs in Africa, many of which are supported by United Nations agencies, government, and nongovernmental partners. She has also worked with research and training institutions and private establishments in Africa, Europe, and the United States and has over a decade of experience working in post-conflict and resource-constrained countries.

Dr. Stone served as the Senior Technical Advisor and Chief of Staff to the Deputy Minister of Health/Chief Medical Officer of the Republic of Liberia as a Yale University- Clinton Foundation Senior Fellow in International Healthcare Management and was instrumental in developing Liberia’s first National Health Policy and National Mental Health Policy, in collaboration with the MGH Division of Global Psychiatry. Since 2014, she has served as the Senior Advisor to the Incident Manager, Incident Management System (IMS) of Liberia's National Ebola Response. She has discussed Ebola in West Africa extensively on 30+ radio and television programs in both the US and Liberia.