Faculty & Staff

Gregory Fricchione

Dr. Gregory Fricchione currently serves as the Director of the Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry, Director of the Division of Psychiatry and Medicine at MGH, and Director of the Benson-Henry Institute. He is also an Associate Chief of the Department of Psychiatry at MGH. FULL BIO

Co-Director of the T32

David C. Henderson, MD

David Henderson

Dr. David C. Henderson is Chair of Psychiatry at the Boston University School of Medicine and Chief of Psychiatry at Boston Medical Center. He is the Co-Director of the Global Division’s T32 Fellowship and an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. FULL BIO

Our Faculty

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Lynn Black, MD, MPH

Lynn Black

Lynn Black, MD, MPH is an Attending Physician in Massachusetts General Hospital’s Department of Medicine and an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is an associate member of the Global Division. FULL BIO

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Christina Borba, PhD, MPH

Christina  Borba

Christina P.C. Borba is Director of Research for the Department of Psychiatry at BMC. She is an Assistant Professor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Research at MGH, and Associate Member of the Division of Global Psychiatry.  FULL BIO

Director of Global Neuropsych. Outreach

Zeina Chemali, MD, MPH

Zeina Chemali

Dr. Zeina Chemali is the Director of the Neuropsychiatry Clinics and Training in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).  In addition, she heads the Middle East Desk for the Division of Global Psychiatry. FULL BIO

Director of the Barbados Nutrition Study

Janina R. Galler, MD

Janina Galler

Dr. Janina Galler is Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Psychiatrist in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). She is also the Director of the Barbados Nutrition Study, a 45+ year longitudinal study. FULL BIO

DIRECTOR OF TRAINEE DEVELOPMENT

Karestan Chase Koenen, PhD

Karestan Koenen

Dr. Karestan Koenen is a Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. She is an associate member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and Director of Trainee Development for the Division of Global Psychiatry. FULL BIO

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Jessica Magidson, PhD

Jessica Magidson

Dr. Jessica Magidson is an Instructor at Harvard Medical School and staff psychologist at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). She is a former postdoctoral fellow and current associate member in the Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry at MGH.  FULL BIO

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Lauren Ng, PhD

Lauren Ng

Dr. Lauren C. Ng is an Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Medicine and psychologist at Boston Medical Center. She is a former T32 fellow and current associate member in the Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry at MGH.  FULL BIO

Associate Director Of The T32 Fellowship

Conall O’Cleirigh, PhD

Conall O’Cleirigh

Dr. Conall O’Cleirigh is the Director of Behavioral Medicine at MGH and the Associate Director of the Global Division’s T32 Fellowship. He is also an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. FULL BIO

Senior Advisor

Mardia Stone, MD, MPH

Edward Wang

Dr. Mardia Stone is a Senior Advisor to the Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry and Senior Advisor to the Liberia Center of Excellence in Mental Health and Psychiatry, working extensively on mental health issues. FULL BIO

Associate Director For Trainee Development

Alexander Tsai, MD, PhD

Alexander Tsai

Dr. Alexander Tsai is Associate Director for Trainee Development in the Global Division. He is also a psychiatrist at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. FULL BIO

Director of Policy and Planning

Edward K. S. Wang, PsyD

Edward Wang

Dr. Ed K.S. Wang is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the Director of Policy and Planning for the Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry. FULL BIO

Our Fellows

Global Clinical Research Fellow

Christine Cooper-Vince, PhD

Christine Cooper-Vince

Dr. Christine Cooper-Vince is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry. Her research encompasses the investigation of parental and contextual factors in the development of childhood psychopathology. FULL BIO

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW

Christy Denckla, PhD

Christy Denckla

Dr. Christy A. Denckla is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health and the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and an Associate Member of the Division of Global Psychiatry. FULL BIO

Global Clinical Research Fellow

Rebecca S. Hock, PhD

Rebecca Hock

Dr. Rebecca Hock is a psychiatric epidemiologist and a Research Fellow in the Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry. Her research focuses on mental health in underserved populations globally and family-based interventions. FULL BIO

Global Clinical Research Fellow

Kavitha Kolappa, MD, MPH

Kavitha Kolappa

Dr. Kavitha Kolappa is Postdoctoral Fellow in the Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry and a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital. She has previously worked in Cuba, India, Tanzania, and South Africa. FULL BIO

Global Clinical Research Fellow

Kristina Korte, PhD

Kristina Korte

Dr. Kristina Korte is a clinical psychologist and Global Clinical Research Fellow in the Division of Global Psychiatry. Dr. Korte’s research focuses on the prevention and treatment of anxiety, PTSD, and co-occurring substance use disorders.  FULL BIO

Global Clinical Research Fellow

Elizabeth Levey, MD

Elizabeth Levey

Dr. Elizabeth Levey is a Global Clinical Research Fellow in the Division’s T32 Fellowship.  She is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist involved in mental health research in Liberia, Ghana, and India in addition to clinical work.  FULL BIO

Research Fellow

Lamis Al-Solaim, PhD

Lamis Al Solaim

Dr. Lamis Al-Solaim is a child and adolescent psychologist and Research Fellow whose work focuses on the use of interdisciplinary and culturally relevant measures to build capacity for child and adolescent mental health services in the Middle East.  FULL BIO

Additional MGH Faculty

Additional Faculty & Collaborators