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Chester Pierce Research Society lecture
January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
The Chester Pierce Research Society
Guest Speaker: Luana Marques, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Clinical Psychologist, Massachusetts General Hospital Phyllis and
Jerome Lyle Rappaport MGH Research Scholar 2020-2025; and Director, Community Psychiatry PRIDE
Dr. Marques is the Director of Community Psychiatry Program for Research in Implementation and Dissemination of Evidence-Based treatments (PRIDE) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). She is also an Associate Professor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (HMS). Dr. Marques completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and her clinical internship in the Cognitive Behavioral track (CBT) at MGH/HMS in 2007.
Dr. Marques’ major clinical and research interests include the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based treatments in diverse, low-income settings. Specifically, she is interested in reducing mental health disparities for individuals in communities across Massachusetts by bridging the gap between scientific innovation and real-world clinical practice.
The Chester Pierce Research Society (CPRS) is sponsored by the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI). CPRS is a speaker series named in honor of MGH’s late Professor Emeritus in Psychiatry, Chester Pierce. Dr. Pierce was the first and most senior African-American physician-scientist at MGH. CPRS is designed to promote diversity and health equity by featuring the novel research of investigators to the MGH community.