Lab News

Prof Patel featured by the Harvard University Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute

May 26, 2022

“Where There is No Psychiatrist: How Vikram Patel Changed the Global Face of Mental Health Care” – In this feature the Mittal Institute talks with Vikram about his early stages of working to address mental health care delivery and where it’s expanded to now.

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Interview with Research Fellow Dr. Daiane Machado on the funding of her new NIMH funded R01

May 16, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Daiane Machado on being awarded a new NIMH funded R01. Read more about Dr. Machado’s project in our interview with her here:

1. What excites you the most about working on this project?
What excites me most about this project is the possibility of finding the mechanisms...

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Undergraduate Student RA Allison Tu volunteers with the Harvard Active Minds chapter

April 18, 2022
Harvard Active Minds, a mental health advocacy group on campus, hosted a Your Mental Health Matters week on campus. The week was filled with educational events, including this one, where participants spun a wheel to choose a myth about psychiatric medication, discussed the myth, and received cookies. Great job Allison!

Dr. Patel is honored with The Gerald L. Klerman Awards from the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

April 12, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Patel for being honored with The Gerald L. Klerman Awards from the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. The Gerald L. Klerman Award is the highest honor DBSA gives to members of the scientific community. Presented each year with winners selected by the SAB, this award recognizes researchers whose work expands knowledge of the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of depression and bipolar disorder. Gerald L. Klerman was an educator, researcher, clinician, author, and...

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Welcome to our new Staff Assistant - Kieon Samuel!

April 11, 2022

We are excited to welcome Kieon as our new Staff Assistant! Kieon will be the Staff Assistant to Professor Vikram Patel and play a key role in the two mental health programs that Vikram leads, The Mental Health for All Lab and GlobalMentalHealth@Harvard Initiative at Harvard Medical School. 

Kieon has two Associate Degrees in Criminal Justice and Business Administration from Dean College. He has prior experience in healthcare administration and higher education administration. His research interests are...

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Prof. Patel Co-Chairs Lancet-WPA Commission: Time for United Action on Depression

February 17, 2022

The Lancet-World Psyciatric Association Commission: Time for United Action on Depression calls for a whole-of-society approach to alleviate one of the world’s leading causes of avoidable suffering & premature deaths. Follow along with the conversation on Twitter here: #UniteAgainstDepression 

Professor Patel, co-Chair of the Commission, speaks during the Global Launch on Wednesday...

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