Perinatal Mental Health Services and Policy Program

We are committed to conducting research to improve the health and functional outcomes for pregnant and postpartum women with mental health and substance use disorders. Dr. Kara Zivin and her team lead several interrelated studies funded by the National Institutes of Health that examine the impacts of federal and state behavioral health policy changes on clinical and economic outcomes among childbearing individuals and infants.

Dr. Kara Zivin and her team at the professorship installation for Dr. Zivin as the Marcia A. Valenstein, M.D., Collegiate Professor of Psychiatry, October 2022

2022 North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology (NASPOG) Annual Conference