AUGUST 23rd Webinar


AUGUST 23, 2018


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This presentation will provide an overview of available opportunities to address suicide prevention while delivering mental health services in primary care settings using the psychiatric collaborative care model (CoCM). The speakers will introduce the core features of CoCM, with a focus on data for reductions in suicidal ideation seen with collaborative care. The presentation will conclude with potential opportunities to utilize CoCM to prevent suicide.


Headshot of Dr. Andrea Horvath Marques

Andrea Horvath Marques, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Chief, Mental Health Disparities Research
Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health, NIMH

Dr. Horvath Marques is a trained, psychiatrist and neuroscience and public mental health researcher. As the Chief of Mental Health Disparities Research, she manages a grant portfolio focused on suicide prevention in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Dr. Horvath Marques coordinates NIMH efforts related to mental health disparities research and co-led the NIMH's Mental Health Equity Work Group. She supports the ORDGMH Global Mental Health Program by serving as a Project Scientist for the Research Partnerships for Scaling Up Mental Health Interventions in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Dr. Horvath Marques earned an M.D. with specialization in Psychiatry and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychiatry from the University of São Paulo's School of Medicine. She also earned an M.P.H. degree from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.


Headshot of Dr. Anna Ratzliff

Anna Ratzliff, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Washington
Depression Therapy Research Endowed Professorship
Director, AIMS Center
Director, University of Washington Integrated Care Training Program

Dr. Anna Ratzliff is a national expert on collaborative care, specifically on training teams to implement and deliver mental health treatment in primary care settings. Her passion for translating complex research ideas into practical real-world applications began when she received her M.D. and Ph.D. in Anatomy and Neurobiology as part of the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of California, Irvine. She currently is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington where she has developed expertise in suicide prevention training, mental health workforce development, adult learning best practices, and mentorship. Dr. Ratzliff is the Director of the AIMS Center (Advancing Integrated Care Solutions); the Director of the University of Washington Integrated Care Training Program for residents and fellows; and leads a national collaborative care training program for the American Psychiatric Association’s Transforming Clinical Practices Initiative grant. For more information on collaborative care please visit: The AIMS Center and The UW Integrated Care Training Program.