Integrating Mental Health Interventions for HIV Prevention and Care
RECORDED: Tuesday, January 17, 2023
In this Grand Rounds, we explore the need for integrating mental health interventions with HIV services for people living with and at risk for HIV around the world.
Pamela Y. Collins, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences/ Department of Global Health, University of Washington
Global mental health expert Pamela Y. Collins, MD, MPH, provided an overview of the issues, highlighted the evidence base, and discussed the successes and challenges of integration in current practice.
Pamela Collins is a Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Global Health professor at the University of Washington (UW). She is the executive director of the International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH), a global health implementing center that brings public health interventions to scale in partnership with ministries of health through a multi-country network crossing five continents. Dr. Collins also directs the UW Consortium for Global Mental Health—an interdisciplinary center dedicated to improving the care of people with mental health conditions in low-resource settings locally and globally.