10/20/2022 Grand Rounds
Life Course Epidemiology of Trauma Exposure and Perinatal Mental Health: Findings from Peru
Bizu Gelaye, PhD
This presentation will describe the life course burden of trauma and maternal mental health globally. It will then present findings from the Pregnancy Outcomes Maternal and Infant Study (PrOMIS) cohort being conducted in Peru. The study’s rationale, the methodologies employed, and findings focused on trauma, and comorbid mental health outcomes will be discussed. Current research work focused on understanding biological mechanisms will be shared. The presentation will also share ongoing work aimed at addressing the gaps in mental health care in Peru.