Establishing an Independent Career in Global Mental Health Research

September 28th,  2022; 10:00 – 11:30 A.M. EDT


The Center for Global Mental Health Research will be holding a webinar on September 28th from 10 am to 11:30 am EDT focusing on establishing an independent career in global mental health research. The webinar will include an overview of the Center’s funding priorities, current funding opportunities, and advice from researchers who have successfully transitioned to become independent researchers in global mental health research.


Susannah Allison, Ph.D.
Training Director
National Institute of Mental Health

Susannah Allison, Ph.D.

Susannah Allison, Ph.D., is the Training Director within the Center for Global Mental Health Research and the Division of AIDS Research at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). She also oversees a portfolio of grants that focuses on how best to prevent HIV infection among children, adolescents, and young adults as well as how to improve the health outcomes of youth who are living with HIV. Dr. Allison serves as the co-chair of the Sexual and Gender Minority Research Coordinating Committee at the National Institutes of Health. Prior to working at NIMH, Dr. Allison worked with children and families living with or affected by HIV in Baltimore, Miami, and Washington, D.C. She completed her doctorate at the George Washington University where she received her Ph.D. in Clinical Child Psychology with an emphasis in child health psychology.