Global Mental Health Rounds

Please refer to the Global Mental Health Program website for more recent activities.


Date Speaker Title
March 1, 2017 Laurence J. Kirmayer, MD - McGill University Social Origins of Mental Disorders and Primary Prevention in Global Mental Health
March 16, 2017 Frances Aboud, PhD - McGill University Evaluation of a Parenting Intervention in Uganda to Address Maternal Well-being and Child Development
April 20, 2017 Sakiko Yamaguchi, PhD Student - McGill University Underage Drinking and Changing Parent-child Relations After the Political Violence in Ayacucho Province, Peru
June 22, 2017 Kamaldeep Bhui, MD, MSc - Queen Mary University of London Pathways to Sympathy for Terrorism



Date Speaker Title
September 21, 2016 Professor Sandra Hyde,PhD - McGill University Chasing the Dragon: The Malleable Addict and Losing Face In a Chinese Therapeutic Community
September 28, 2016 Fahimeh Mianji, PhD Student - McGill University “Women as Troublemakers”: The “Hard” Sociopolitical Context of “Soft” Bipolar Women in Iran
October 19, 2016 Marie-Helene Doucet Understanding the motivations of health-care providers in performing female genital mutilation: an integrative review of the literature
October 26, 2016 Sumin Na, MSc - McGill University Toward a Culturally Responsive Model of Mental Health Literacy: Facilitating Help-Seeking Among East Asian Immigrants to North America
October 27, 2016 Jerome Kroll, MD, Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus - University of Minnesota Medical School Psychiatric Care Of Somali Refugees In Minnesota – Making Use Of History And Culture
November 16, 2016 Nicole D’Souza, PhD Student - McGill University ‘Strange Love’ in intersubjective spaces: Untangling the relational motif in participatory research with disadvantaged children in Kingston, Jamaica
November 30, 2016 Vanessa Lecompte, Postdoc - McGill University Maternal mental health, social support, sense of belonging and child attachment in South Asian immigrant families



Date Speaker Title
April 2, 2015 Ram Prasad Sapkota, PhD Student Changing Landscapes: Healing Traditions and Mental Health Care in Nepal
September 4, 2015 Professor David Musimi Ndetei, University of Nairobi Providing Mental Health Services in a Low-Income Country: Challenges, Opportunities and Innovation
November 3, 2015 Astrid Kleis, Post-Doctoral Fellow Parental Ethnotheories and Socialization Goals in two Generations of Three Indigenous Contexts with Different Levels of Acculturation in Brazil - Approaches and Impressions of Cross-cultural Psychological Research in Amazonia
December 1, 2015 Professor François Bourque, McGill University From Society to Psychosis: Insights from Migrant Studies and Implications for Global Mental Health



Date Speaker Title
March 13, 2014 Anna Pranjic, BSc candidate Gender Empowerment in an Indigenous Community in the Peruvian Amazon through the Implementation of a Local Cocoa Plant
April 3, 2014 Neda Faregh, PhD Setting up a virtual psychology clinic and training of mental health workers in the Republic of Chad
November 20, 2014 Nicole D'Souza, PhD Student Discussion on Lancet Commissions Publication "Culture and Health"



Date Speaker Title
October 3, 2013 Duncan Pedersen, DMHUI A Step in the Right Direction: Toward a New Architecture of Global Health Research
November 7, 2013 Patricia Guimaraes, Post-Doctoral Fellow Explanatory models and the experiences of stigma among people with mental illness and their families in Minas Gerais, Brazil
December 12, 2013 Carol Zavaleta, PhD candidate Climate Change and Food Security among Amazonian Indigenous Peoples in Peru
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